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The New York Times  - International, 09 Dez 2013

Bring in People Who Are Better Than You

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Inc.  - International, 20 Dez 2012

World's Coolest Offices: Your Picks

EF featured in Inc.com as one of the "World's Coolest Offices".

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Wired  - , 30 Okt 2012

EF Classroom App Ushering in Paperless Education of the Future

There was a time when the most interactive thing about a classroom was the chalkboard. The grating chalkboard eventually gave way to the whiteboard, which has recently given way to...

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New York Times  - International, 28 Okt 2012

Low English Levels Can Hurt Countries' Progress

Countries with poor English-language skills also have lower levels of trade, innovation and income, according to a report released last week.

The report ranks 54 countries where English is not a native language, with the top five being Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Finland and Norway. The bottom five were Colombia, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Libya.

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Management Thinking Blog  - , 11 Okt 2012

Mind your language (skills)

Seven billion people speak seven thousand languages. The world is a noisy place and so we struggle to overcome a persistent obstacle: understanding each other.Read more

The Boston Globe  - Boston, 25 Sep 2012

New NorthPoint project making a big splash

EF Education First’s new $125 million, 300,000-square-foot headquarters will be situated at the foot of the Zakim Bridge. Construction is to begin Tuesday and be completed by spring of 2014.

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 - Japan, 02 Jul 2012

Rakuten's English Policy: Just Speak It

When Rakuten Inc. introduced an English-only policy for company communications in May 2010 as part of founder and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani’s push to globalize the Japanese Web commerce firm, critics questioned the wisdom in forcing staff to communicate with each other in their non-native tongue.

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 - Moscow, 31 Mai 2012

EF English First wins Best Office Awards 2012

Moscow, Russia – EF English First won Best Office Awards 2012, Russia’s annual national award for the most outstanding business space solutions. 88 companies were participating in the selection in 2012 striving to win a prestigious prize in one of 11 nominations.

 - International, 21 Mai 2012

A Way Up For Women in Business

Tanja Levine, executive director at Hult International Business School, provides on women in MBAs and what Hult is doing to support women in pursuing a graduate degree.See full article

 - International, 09 Mai 2012

Hodges: The UK's Looming Brain Drain

 

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 - China, 04 Mai 2012

WSJ "The Cost of Not Doing Business in English"

 

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 - International, 04 Mai 2012

Bailey: Language Barriers and Miscommunications are Stifling Growth

 

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 - Wien, 04 Apr 2011

Kurier - Englischkenntnisse: Österreich auf Platz 6

Do you speak English? Österreich schneidet bei den Englischkenntnissen im internationalen Vergleich gut ab.

Nach den desaströsen PISA-Ergebnissen kommt diese Platzierung gerade Recht - unerwartet, aber höchst erfreulich. EF, einer der führenden Anbieter im Bereich internationale Weiterbildung, veröffentlichte kürzlich mit seinem English Proficiency Index (EPI) einen Vergleich der Englischkenntnisse von Erwachsenen in 44 Ländern und Regionen, in denen Englisch nicht als Muttersprache verwendet wird. Österreich landet auf dem sehr guten sechsten Platz.

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 - London, 04 Apr 2011

The EF EPI Index is featured on the Monocle Weekly radio broadcast

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 - São Paulo, 31 Mär 2011

Noticias Terra - Escandinavos são mais fluentes no inglês; sul-americanos, os menos

Speaking English is increasingly fundamental for working in international business, but a new study shows that there are major differences in fluency in different parts of the world. The Scandinavian countries have the greatest command of English, among non-English speaking countries, while Russia, Turkey and Latin American countries are the worst performers, according to a study released on Wednesday by EF Education First, the largest provider of English language training in the world.

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 - Santiago, 31 Mär 2011

Chile es de los países con menor dominio del "idioma universal"

The low level of English detected by the SIMCE test is not exclusively a problem for Chilean students. This Wednesday, an international study showed that the problem affects the entire population.

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 - Wien, 30 Mär 2011

EF Englisch Sprachniveau Index auf ATV

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 - Paris, 30 Mär 2011

Le Figaro - Niveau d'anglais: les Français 17e sur 44

France places 17th out of 44 countries from around the world, where English is not a first language, according to EF Eductaion First, a language education company.

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 - USA, 30 Mär 2011

The Financial Times - China: better English students than India?

When the British Council published a study saying China had more English speakers than India readers with experience of both countries wondered aloud where China was hiding all those Anglophones. Even in Shanghai, with its British colonial past, taxi drivers are about as likely to speak English as they are to obey traffic signs; neither has really caught on.

Now comes another study about how China is drawing neck and neck with India – and eroding the comparative advantage of the sub-continent.

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 - New York, 23 Jän 2011

The New York Times - Business Schools With a Social Appeal

Business schools can be cutthroat places. After struggling to gain admission to the top schools, students compete for grades and the best work placements. Meanwhile, the schools themselves jostle for position in the various global rankings, competing in order to attract the most able students. But in the never-ending battle for dominance, one London business school has decided to appeal not to potential students’ wallets, but to their consciences.

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