EC English launches virtual reality English language learning

Initially for young learners aged 11-17, the offer aims to provide a “stimulating and fully interactive” learning environment by use of virtual reality headsets. “At a time when travel is more difficult, it is a fantastic way to truly immerse them in the English language” “Through the launch of our VR programs, EC is proving […]

ILSC launches English test for prospective students

The free 25-30 minute placement test can be taken online any time, by anyone, and provides instant results and study recommendations direct to their email. “Test takers will have a reference point to help them plan their study length and budget” “The new indicative...

English UK aims for 2019 student volumes by 2022

As part of the two stage plan, English UK will seek to remind students and agents of the “value, quality and innovation” in the UK international education sector, and will reassure them that travelling to the country will be safe.  “Our goal is to return the UK ELT...

Duolingo given permission to operate English test in Syria

Duolingo told The PIE News that it decided to seek an exemption from the Office of Foreign Assets Control to help provide Syrian students with access to language learning as education is an “undeniable human right”.  “We invested significant resources into this effort...