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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!...

Integrated Communities Strategy

Posted by Dermot on 14 Mar 2018

The government has today launched its Integrated Communities Strategy, pledging to "end" the division in our communities. The treasury has released £50 million to pay for the strategy over two years. Some of this money will be used to "boost English language skills". ...

English class at City Hall

Posted by Dermot on 25 Sep 2017

European Day of Languages: migrant and refugee English students celebrate importance of English language classes at City Hall...

Apply to be a trustee!

Posted by Cait on 4 Aug 2017

English for Action is run by a board of trustees who help the staff run the organisation. Trustees are volunteers who are legally and ethically responsible for the running of a charity and making sure that the organisation is doing the best for its beneficiaries....

Please donate to EFA's video project

Posted by Dermot on 21 Mar 2017

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EFA Looking For New Trustees

Posted by Dermot on 9 Mar 2017

Could you be one of our trustees? Our trustees are responsible for ensuring that we do our work to the best of our ability for the benefit of those we are trying to support. ...

Happy New Year!

Posted by Dermot on 3 Jan 2017

Happy New Year from everyone at English for Action!   In 2017 we resolve to teach, learn, organise and take action harder than ever before.   Some things to look out for: ...

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