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21 Aug, 2019, 11:47 BST Beijing 2022 Signs EF Education First as Official Language Training Services Exclusive Supplier

On August 20, 2019, EF Education First (EF) became the Official Language Training Services Exclusive Supplier of Beijing 2022. At a ceremony held at...


15 Nov, 2016, 08:00 GMT Dutch Pass Danes to Become World's Best English Speakers

Global survey of 950,000 adults across 72 countries and territories links English proficiency with income, innovation, and quality of life Adults in...


02 Dec, 2015, 14:00 GMT EF Education First Acquires Landmark Building in Downtown Zurich

EF Education First, a world leader in international education, announced today that it will expand its operations into the building at Selnaustrasse...


03 Nov, 2015, 08:00 GMT Sweden at Top, Middle East at Bottom of EF's Global Ranking of English Skills

The EF English Proficiency Index 2015 Shows the State of Worldwide English Proficiency EF Education First released today the 5th annual edition of...


15 Sep, 2015, 08:00 BST New Studies Show Positive Correlations Between the EF Standard English Test (EFSET) and TOEFL and IELTS

EF Education First has released two reports demonstrating positive correlations between the EF Standard English Test (EFSET) and two other prominent...


01 Jul, 2015, 10:00 BST EF Education First Launches 'Learning Moments' App to Bring EF Efekta to Smartphone

Shorter, snack-sized learning modules built especially for mobile experience EF Education First, Corporate Solutions, has made its award-winning...


25 May, 2015, 15:00 BST EF Education First and CVC Brasil Announce Agreement Bringing Language Education Abroad to Millions of Brazilians

Today, EF Education First (EF), world leader in international education, and CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. (CVC) announce an...


28 Apr, 2015, 09:22 BST EF Education First Brings Free English Certification Test to LinkedIn

EF Education First has collaborated with LinkedIn to explore offering the world's first free, high-quality English assessment test to members of the...


28 Jan, 2015, 10:00 GMT EF Education First Announces Private Teacher Lessons for All EF Efekta Cloud-School Students

EF Education First (http://www.ef.com/corporate) today announced the availability of the winter-2015 release of its cloud-based English language...


22 Jan, 2015, 09:00 GMT Global Firms Face Innovation Bottleneck Through Lack of Communication Skills

The EF Education First sponsored study shows employee confidence falls when collaborating abroad Firms could fail to capitalize on innovation 81% of...


11 Dec, 2014, 10:00 GMT Workers Struggle to Achieve True Potential in Global Firms

Global study finds companies are failing to understand what motivates their employees Companies are unclear on what motivates their staff to learn...


12 Nov, 2014, 08:00 GMT Adults in Denmark are the Best English Speakers in the World, According to the EF EPI

Global survey of 750,000 adults across 63 countries and territories shows the state of worldwide English proficiency Adults in Denmark are the best...


16 Sep, 2014, 16:00 BST EF Education First Turns Testing Industry on its Head With the Launch of the World's First Free Standardized English Test

EF Education First announced that the EF Standard English Test (EFSET), the world's first free standardized English test, will be released on...


29 Jul, 2014, 10:00 BST EF Announces Winners of the EF International Collaboration Excellence (ICE) Awards

EF Education First today announced Schaeffler and Monsanto Company as joint winners of the EF International Collaboration Excellence Awards (EF ICE...


17 Jun, 2014, 10:00 BST Apl.de.ap From Black Eyed Peas to Headline the EF Summeranza 2014 Festival in London, England

Member of superstar group to launch solo career with DJ set at student festival Apl.de.ap from Black Eyed Peas is set to headline EF Summeranza 2014, ...


08 Apr, 2014, 10:00 BST ANA Partners with EF Education First

 All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today. This partnership will see EF, the ...


28 Mar, 2014, 05:00 GMT EF Education First in Speaker Line up at the Gulf Education Conference in London

 EF Education First (EF), the world leader in language training for business, government and the education sector, announced today that it will...


13 Mar, 2014, 17:00 GMT EF Education First Appointed Official Supplier of Language Training Services for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

EF Education First has been appointed Official Supplier of Language Training Services for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The...


19 Feb, 2014, 14:00 GMT United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) Announce Their Second "Youth for Change" UNAOC-EF Summer School in NY

Application now open The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) will co-organize their UNAOC-EF Summer School...


05 Feb, 2014, 09:00 GMT EF Takes the Next Step in Partnership with Republic of Tatarstan's Ministry of Education

EF Education First, the world leader in language training for business, government and the education sector, announced today the signing of a Letter...


27 Jan, 2014, 09:00 GMT EF Education First Launches "Global Intern 2014" - The World's Premier Internship

EF Education First, world leader in language education, launches its "Global Intern" campaign for the fifth year in a row, thus continuing its...


05 Nov, 2013, 09:30 GMT The World's Top 60 Countries in English According to the EF English Proficiency Index

Scandinavian Countries Continue to Lead Rankings, as Asia Races Ahead of Latin America and the Middle East in English Ability EF Education First, the ...


29 Aug, 2013, 20:26 BST 100 Global Youth Leaders Visit the United Nations to Listen to and Engage on Critical International Issues

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – EF Education First (UNAOC – EF) Summer School welcomed 100 global youth leaders to the headquarters of ...


29 Jul, 2013, 06:00 BST 100 Young People from Around the World to Participate in a First-Ever UN Alliance of Civilizations and Education First Summer School in New York

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) announced the names of 100 youth who will participate in the UNAOC - ...


25 Jul, 2013, 15:00 BST 100 Young People from Around the World to Participate in a First-Ever UN Alliance of Civilizations and Education First Summer School in New York

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) announced the names of 100 youth who will participate in the UNAOC - ...