Embracing the change from pre-Covid assessment to online assessment did not phase the ESB learners at Elms Studio! In fact, they positively shone in their assessments! Taking advantage of ESB’s Adapted Assessment, allowing learners to be assessed using online conferencing software, the learners at Elms Studio wowed their assessor and they all achieved excellent results.…
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.
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.
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 centres 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.
Earlier in the year we welcomed two new exclusively licensed centres to our ESOL International family; Bulgaria and North Macedonia. Over the last few weeks, we have held webinars for over 60 teachers to introduce them to ESB International and our assessments. Our fabulous ESB representative internationally Fabiana Pica has led the webinars, hosted by…
With Covid-19 still bringing many things to a standstill, we are excited to report that ESB International is open for business! Ofqual’s Extraordinary Regulatory Framework is enabling many of our centres to either see through their assessments in a new socially distancing format using technology or have their results calculated. Taking the Calculated Results route…
ESB International is delighted to release a range of online resources for its ESOL Skills for Life learners to help them to prepare for their Writing assessment. ESB International has released pilot versions of online resources for the following qualifications: ESB Entry Level Award in ESOL Skills for Life (Writing) (Entry 1) ESB Entry Level…