English connects billions of people around the world. It is the language of business, opportunity and exchange.

We grow the UK’s reputation as a leader and trusted partner in English teaching, learning and testing – both in our own teaching centres and in schools, universities, businesses and homes worldwide. And we help millions of people take globally trusted life-changing exams and earn UK qualifications.

How do we do it?

  • We deliver high-quality English teaching face-to-face in over 50 countries and online through an expanding portfolio of digital English learning products.
  • We support 100 million learners worldwide with online resources and connect with more than four million teachers and educators online each year – the world’s largest global network of teachers.
  • We help four million school pupils, university students and professionals in more than 140 countries access globally-recognised UK qualifications each year.
  • We work directly with education leaders, teacher educators and teachers of English to raise standards of English in education systems.
  • We accredit more than 450 English language centres in the UK to help students access a world-leading education.