Category Archives: Teaching English in Saudi Arabia

Highlights from October's EL Gazette

– 300 Assistant Language Teachers laid off in Korea, with maybe more to follow. – EL Gazette in dispute with Bell over their responsibilities to stop passport retention in Saudi Arabia – Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, UCL, Birmingham, King’s College London, … Continue reading

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TEFL by numbers Feb 2008

78 pounds How much capital you need to set up an English school in Ho Chi Minh City. Wouldn’t rush out there to set up your own, though, as there are already 474 (!) registered language schools there. At least … Continue reading

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rumours of big name transfers in the EFL league

So, Thierry Henry finally going to Barca, eh? And in the season when everyone had got so bored of the rumours that they had almost stopped talking about it. So maybe British Council Jeddah really are going to swoop for … Continue reading

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