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ESOL Pledge (for candidates) - General Election 2019

Posted by Dermot on 4 Dec 2019

Sign up to the ESOL pledge to ensure all migrants can access ESOL classes. ESOL is vital to ensuring everyone in the UK can fully participate in society and lead the life they want to lead, where language is never a barrier. ...

Work with us!

Posted by Dermot on 28 Nov 2019

EFA are recruiting a new teacher-organiser to join our amazing team to deliver ESOL classes and take action alongside ESOL students on issues that matter to them. The classes will be in Lambeth and Southwark....

Migreat! A new EFA transnational project

Posted by Cait on 18 Nov 2019

From this Autumn, EFA London is involved in an exciting new project with three partners from Italy, France and Hungary. The project aims to develop positive narratives around immigration, to counter the anti-migrant rhetoric that is on the rise across our national contexts....

Resources for teachers on working with volunteers

Posted by Cait on 8 Aug 2019

For the past two years EFA has been involved in a research project with language teaching organisations from Denmark, Belgium, Germany and Austria....

Westminster Hall debate on ESOL funding: 3rd July 2019

Posted by Dermot on 4 Jul 2019

It was encouraging to see funding for ESOL being debated in Parliament yesterday as part of the Westminster Hall debate on Investment in the Provision of ESOL...

Looking for new trustees!

Posted by Dermot on 24 May 2019

English for Action is run by an amazing board of trustees who help our ten members of staff run the organisation. Trustees are volunteers who are legally and ethically responsible for the running of the charity and making sure that the organisation is doing the best for its students....

In Defence of Language Diversity

Posted by Dermot on 9 Oct 2018

"Speak English! You're in England now", sadly a phrase many of our students have had directed at them. Yesterday on BBC Radio 5, EFA's teacher and co-founder, Dermot Bryers was invited to oppose this view and give the perspective of people often on the receiving end of this abuse....

Your Privacy at EFA

Posted by Dermot on 30 Apr 2018

Preservation of your privacy is important to English for Action and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data. ...

UCU Strike Benefit -

Posted by Dermot on 27 Mar 2018

EFA are supporting the striking workers from New City College (Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Redbridge). They have seen pay cut by around 20% in real terms over the last ten years. It's time for a pay rise! Join us and show your solidarity for FE teachers and support staff in East London!...

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