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ESB appoints its new Honorary Vice-President, Kate Forrester

We are delighted to announce the appointment of previous ESB Teacher, Assessor, Moderator and Trustee, Kate Forrester as our new Honorary Vice-President. Kate has demonstrated her ongoing commitment to ESB over the years and will join ESB’s Honorary President, Merriel Halsall-Williams in ensuring that ESB founders, Christabel Burniston and Jocelyn Bell’s vision is kept alive.…

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Important Centre Notice – Refreshed Centre Handbooks

ESB introduces new handbooks for each of its centres – available to download today. Designed to streamline the ESB journey for our centres and to enable them to find information more easily, our master Centre Handbook has been split into three new individual Centre Handbooks. ESOL Skills for Life centres New ESB Handbook for Skills…

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Important Announcements

What’s to come from ESB in the New Academic Year 2022/23

A message from our Chief Executive Dear Centres, Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your summer break and are ready for an exciting and successful year ahead. ESB’s commitment to empower all learners – especially those individuals who need it the most – to develop the key speaking and listening skills they need to achieve their…

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Something big is coming! Get ready for ESB’s Your Milestone Competition

We want to give you and your learners a heads up by providing some key information about ESB’s Your Milestone Competition before you break for summer. What better way to celebrate our own special milestone – our 70th anniversary in 2023 – than by giving our learners the opportunity to showcase their skills and talent! …

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