Tripoli, 19 May 2013:
An exhibition on English . . .[restrict]language study in the UK is being is being held at the Mahari Radisson Blu hotel on Tuesday and Wednesday, for prospective students, businesses and education centres.
Universities, colleges and English language training centres from the UK will be represented at the two-day event, which aims to open and discuss training and partnership opportunities. There will also be a special drop-in event for prospective English language students and their families.
As well as students interested in studying abroad, the event is open to government officials, academics, educators, entrepreneurs and ‘study abroad’ agents interested in working with UK universities, colleges and private training providers.
On Tuesday 21 May, the event will run all day, from 9.30 am to 7.30 pm and will include workshops on teacher training and developing English courses for specific purposes. There will also be sessions on intercultural and coaching skills. In the evening, there will be a networking reception, from 6 pm to 8 pm, for senior staff from training centres.
The exhibition for students, which is open to the general public, will run from 10 am to 2 pm on Wednesday 22 May. There will be workshop sessions on how to choose the right English language teaching centre and the UK’s visa system for students. There will also be taster classes run by British teachers.
Event leader and deputy chief executive of the language teaching association English UK, Annie Wright, said that the delegation was delighted to have the opportunity to meet Libyan government officials, academics and business representatives as well as students and their families, to discuss their learning needs.
“All the organisations taking part in the event are the best at what they do, and they are all very keen to do business with Libya,” Wright said. “We encourage everyone who is interested in this opportunity to come along, see what we can offer, and discuss your requirements. We are really looking forward to meeting everyone.”
The event is organised by English UK, and the Training Gateway, which specialises in university training and partnerships, with Libyan ‘study abroad’ organisation Prime Education. It is supported the British Council and UK Trade and Investment.
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