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Esol for Work

Posted by Tom Roper on October 23, 2007

The Guardian reports on ESOL for Work, the government’s new ‘quickie’ courses for migrant workers.

http://education.guardian.co.uk/tefl/story/0,,2196880,00.html 

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Guardian: cuts drive adults out of language classes

Posted by Tom Roper on May 22, 2007

Half a million fewer adults are learning a foreign language than a decade ago, according to a survey by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (Niace) reported in the Guardian today.

Here’s the Guardian story: http://education.guardian.co.uk/egweekly/story/0,,2084621,00.html

And here’s the NIACE news item announcing the survey: http://www.niace.org.uk/news/current.htm#Language

Paper copies are available from NIACE at £12.95 plus postage and packing.

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