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The UK Implements PRELIM – the Partnered Remote Language Improvement Project

Major English language organizations have partnered in the UK to improve language teaching standards in 20 countries, starting in the 2021. The British Council, English UK and IATEFL (the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) have joined forces to run PRELIM – the Partnered Remote Language Improvement project – with the help of NILE (Norwich...

Global Quality Control for English Learner Programs

British Accreditation Council (BAC) CEO Paul Fear explains the rationale behind the organization’s move into the accreditation of English language providers (ELPs) worldwide   Language Magazine: Why was BAC formed, and what sort of organizations are accredited? Paul Fear: BAC was formed as a charity in 1984 by the British Council and UK Department of Education at a time when the British...

Boost to Arabic Learning in UK

Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Arabic, and German are the languages the UK will need most following Brexit, according to a report released by the British Council last year. Languages for the Future identified these as the top five languages for the UK’s prosperity once the country leaves the European...
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