The dissemination event of Teaching and Learning English (TaLE) project

The dissemination event of Teaching and Learning English (TaLE) project took place at the conference room of UKBET on 20 April,2014.


TaLE is a innovative project funded through the European Integration Fund and  led by Learning Unlimited working in partnership with UKBET, St Giles Educational Trust and Greenwich Community College. The project is supporting  Bangladeshi women who are planning to settle in the UK to settle with their husbands/families by offering free ESOL classes. These classes help women learn the language they need to help them feel part of life in the UK. They cover important topics such as health, housing, education, transport, safety and work in the UK. The ESOL courses are run by local teachers who are receiving Cambridge-accredited training with trainers from St Giles  International.


  • 134 women got free ESOL preparation support course .
  • 29 Teacher of English have completed Cambridge’s Teaching Knowledge Test –TKT
  • 09 Teacher of English have completed Cambridge’s In-service Certificate of English Language Teachig –ICELT
  • Around 5000 English Language learners are getting the benefit of the teacher training courses arranged under the project.



The chief guest of the programme Mr. Khondoker Monwar Murshed –UNO, Sylhet Sadar thanked UKBET for taking such a innovative and effective project for the development of Teaching and Learning English. Julia McGerty  from Learning Unlimited, Frances Perry,Vivienne Emery from St. Giles Educational Trust were also present with many others.