EC expands 30+ offering to NY, Toronto, Malta

Global English language group, EC English Language Centres, is expanding its 30+ offering worldwide, following the success of its initial programme in London and answering growing demand for adult language learning. Students in the classroom at one of EC’s existing 30+ schools. Beckie graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Japanese, during which she lived in Kyoto for a year. She can often be found debating feminism, politics and the media or looking for the best gin cocktails in London. She’s addicted to Spotify and is currently…

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I won’t stop offering a platform to so-called ‘hate speakers’

David Cameron has named and shamed Kingston University for our choice of guests, but it’s our job to protect freedom of speech ‘Am I being reckless? No. I am being true to my obligations as a university vice-chancellor.’ Photograph: Alamy Kingston University, where I am vice-chancellor, was named and shamedby the prime minister last year for allegedly hosting Islamic “hate speakers” and thus undermining official efforts to prevent the radicalisation of students. A couple of weeks ago, another supposed “hate speaker”, Moazzam Begg, was invited to speak to Kingston students….

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