July 2006 Archives

Improvements to the site

By Tdol on Jul 29, 2006 | | 3 Comments

We are canvassing opinions about accessing the site, the forum in particular, and would be very interested in any comments people might have, both positive and negative, about the procedures to sign up, etc.

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Visa mills

By Tdol on Jul 3, 2006 | | 2 Comments

The BBC has recently reported on the visa scams going on in some UK English Language schools, though this has been going on for years and has never been a secret within the ESL profession. The problem seems to have come to a head because the DfES (the Department for education and Skills) introduced a registration scheme, despite repeated warnings from professional bodies that their criteria for inclusion were not stringent enough.

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