Communications to Centres: DfE and Ofqual joint consultation

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Communications to Centres: DfE and Ofqual joint consultation

Dear Centres, As you will be aware the Department for Education and Ofqual commenced a joint consultation on Friday 15th January about alternative arrangements for the award of Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs) in 2021 following the cancellation of exams and centre closures. The consultation covers general and vocational qualifications, with the linked document focusing…

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Communications to centres: Assessment Update following recent England wide National Lockdown announcement (Update 1)

ESB International has been successfully carrying out a proportion of its assessments remotely using video conferencing technologies since September. We have been sharing these successful adapted assessment experiences with our centres via our website and social media so that centres could maintain their confidence in working towards and booking assessments, during the continuing uncertain environment.…

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Festive Period Closing Notice

We would like to inform you that the offices of English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. will be closed from 23rd December 2020 – 1st  January 2021 inclusive, for the festive period. We will reopen on Monday 4th January, 2021. Please be assured that all queries will be answered as soon as we return. Thank you…

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Prestigious Award for ‘a true living legend’ – Press recognises ESB Honorary Vice-President and Trustee

Further recognition has come in for ESB’s Honorary Vice-President and Trustee, Merriel Halsall-Williams following her recent award of a Fellowship of the prestigious Girls’ Schools Association. Not only has Merriel received a congratulatory letter from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, Mrs Anna Turner JP, praising her for her outstanding achievements but her work has also…

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