Coronavirus update 23.3.20 for centres, teachers, assessors and markers

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. offers high quality Speech and Language qualifications in the UK and internationally.

Our range of products promotes clear communication at all levels and recognises the potential of all learners.

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Who we are

Christabel Burniston, a true pioneer of oracy, founded ESB in 1953. Her vision was for individuals to learn to communicate clearly throughout life. Today, ESB continues to promote confident communication.

What we do

ESB produces relevant, high quality products which promote clear, effective communication in the UK and internationally. Our qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are internationally recognised.

Why you can benefit

ESB takes a learner-focused approach to assessments. Our dedicated team works with teachers and takes care to ensure all learners feel valued throughout their ESB journey. Our assessments promote confidence, recognising and encouraging the potential of all.

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Become an ESB centre

Register with us to book ESB assessments at your centre.

Become a registered ESB centre to begin delivering assessments to suit your centre’s needs. Our simple and stress-free process frees up your time to focus on the needs of your centre. To get started, browse our range of products to find a qualification to match your learners’ needs.

Become an ESB centre today

From the excellent training provided to teaching staff, to the ongoing support from the Customer Experience team, ESB maintains a personal touch which I really appreciate. I find the support offered second to none.

Kirsty Barlow, ESB Organiser, Mary Ward Adult Education Centre

Latest News

ESB International statement about COVID-19

Dear colleagues, ESB International has already moved 95% of its activities to home working and so we continue with our work as we can, during these extraordinary times. We are currently reviewing our assessments scheduled for next term and will place updated messages for centres on our website and contact our wider ESB team directly. Central…

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ESB International statement about COVID-19

ESB International has been monitoring the Coronavirus situation as it relates to our work together and as a responsible employer. I know you will be adhering to all Public Health or Government guidance and direction as relevant to your country. ESB International has advised its employees and assessors accordingly. We have asked assessors to inform…

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We are recruiting for a Trustee and Director!

Do you share our passion for empowering all individuals to possess the oracy and English language skills they need to achieve their aspirations? We are seeking a dynamic and highly-motivated individual to join our Board of Trustees/Board of Directors, ensuring the organisation’s good governance and strategic direction. For further details about this exciting role and…

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ESB International statement about COVID-19

ESB International has been monitoring the Coronavirus situation as it relates to our work together and as a responsible employer. I know you will be adhering to all Public Health or government guidance and direction as relevant to your country. ESB International has advised its employees and assessors accordingly. We have asked assessors to inform us of…

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