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2014
08 四月

EF為ANA指定合作夥伴

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2014
13 三月

EF為2016年巴西里約指定奧運官方指定之語言培訓機構

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2014
19 二月

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) Announce Their Second “Youth for Change” UNAOC-EF Summer School in NY

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2014
13 二月

Workforce ‘digital chatter’ puts international businesses at risk

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2014
20 一月

EF2014年全球實習生計畫 – 為全球最重要的工作實習活動

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2014
14 一月

Education First (EF) announces new awards for excellence in international collaboration

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2013
12 十二月

EF partners with Saudi Arabia’s T4EDU as Ministry of Education designates English skills as key priority for the Kingdom’s future

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The New York Times  - International, 09 十二月 2013

Bring in People Who Are Better Than You

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2013
27 十月

EF's co-Chairman and CEO North America both carry the Olympic Torch in Russia

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2013
23 九月

Hult Prize Finals To Be Hosted at the Clinton Global Initiative

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2013
04 九月

EF China celebrates 20th anniversary with an international summit at Peking University

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2013
29 八月

100 Global Youth Leaders Visit the United Nations to Listen to and Engage on Critical International Issues

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2013
02 七月

Professional English language training from EF Education First helps Xiamen Airlines take off

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2013
26 六月

Yves Béhar To Design the Hult Prize

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2013
18 六月

英孚教育與哈佛教育研究院合辦的語言學習研究項目

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2013
22 五月

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and EF Education First to host Summer School in New York

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2013
27 二月

EF Education First and Peking University Set up a Research Program for Advancing English Teaching Studies

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2013
21 二月

Japan Ranks 22nd of 54 Countries in EF Global English Proficiency Index

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Inc.  - International, 20 十二月 2012

World's Coolest Offices: Your Picks

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

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2012
16 十一月

It’s official: women are better at English than men. World’s largest English proficiency index reveals Scandinavians on top and Libya the worst of 54 countries

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Wired  - , 30 十月 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 十月 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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Forbes  - New York, 26 十月 2012

English - The Language of Global Business

With China’s growing economic might, is Mandarin becoming the preferred language of business? Not anytime soon, says a newly released study.

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The Economist  - New York, 24 十月 2012

English where she is spoke

Last year we looked at the first-ever global survey of English-language skills by EF Education First, a teaching company. This year, EF has produced its second study of the same subject. It's worth revisiting for the changes between last year and this one.

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Management Thinking Blog  - , 11 十月 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
2012
03 十月

EF EDUCATION FIRST BREAKS GROUND ON NEW 300,000-SQUARE-FOOT NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN CAMBRIDGE, CREATES 400 JOBS

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The Boston Globe  - Boston, 25 九月 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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2012
09 八月

EF Education First and Moscow State University Announce Research Collaboration

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2012
12 七月

Global Superstar WILL.I.AM Meets Summer Dance Winners and Performs in Front of 4,000 EF Students

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2012
04 七月

EF Englishtown ranks #1 for learning English for the third consecutive year

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 - Japan, 02 七月 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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 - International, 21 五月 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
2012
18 五月

EF Englishtown Releases Language Education’s First Social Game, English Tower

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 - International, 09 五月 2012

Hodges: The UK's Looming Brain Drain

 

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 - China, 04 五月 2012

WSJ "The Cost of Not Doing Business in English"

 

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 - International, 04 五月 2012

Bailey: Language Barriers and Miscommunications are Stifling Growth

 

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2012
27 四月

Poor Communication and Language Skills of Employees are Constraining International Growth Prospects of Companies

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2012
20 四月

Internationally Sponsored Training Academy Opens in Iraq to Teach Young People Key Skills to Succeed in Business

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2012
02 四月

EF’s Classroom app shortlisted for British Council Digital Innovation prize

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2012
22 三月

EF Englishtown Selected as a Finalist in Two CODiE Award Categories

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2012
05 三月

EF Englishtown Announces New President: Andrew Wait

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2012
08 二月

London

CNN and Hult International Business School Partner to Broadcast Hult’s Global Case Challenge Public Service Announcement

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2012
01 二月

蘇黎世

在就業難的情況下,EF 英孚開辦新學校,滿足掌握多語言能力工作的需求

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2011
28 十一月

Shanghai, China

EF Corporate Language Learning Solutions named “Best Corporate Training Product” by Xinhua Daily

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2011
26 十月

Moscow, Russia

Russian Ministry of Education and The Republic of Tatarstan choose EF

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2011
19 十月

London

EF Englishtown推出最新的行動應用程式:EF MyWords英文百寶箱,最棒的5分鐘字彙行動應用程式

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2011
06 十月

From Forbes China Magazine, China

The Day Steve Jobs Called

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2011
26 九月

Sao Paulo, Brazil

EF Chief Technology Officer Dr. Enio Ohmaye speaks at TEDxESPM

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2011
12 九月

Zurich, Switzerland

EF releases three new “Live the language” films depicting student life in L.A., Vancouver and Sydney

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2011
07 九月

Hong Kong

EF Englishtown named number one at TopTenREVIEWS

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2011
15 七月

London

Singer Ke$ha Meets Winners of EF Dance Contest and Performs With 3,000 Students Dancing Along

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2011
07 七月

Hong Kong

Upgrades to EF Englishtown—new features, to the school

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2011
04 七月

Zurich

Three Students Clinch Dream “Global Internships”, chosen from over 19,000 Candidates

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2011
23 六月

Hong Kong

EF’s Breakthrough App for Kids Hits #1 in More Than 50 Countries

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2011
21 六月

San Fransisco

EF.com named “Best Education Website” by Sitecore

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2011
16 五月

Cambridge, UK

Cambridge University funds unique EF Education First research project

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2011
28 四月

Sochi, Russia

EF is named Official Supplier of Language Programs for the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014

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 - London, 04 四月 2011

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

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 - 台北報導, 31 三月 2011

蘋果日報 APPLE‌ DAILY - 我英語能力 遠遜日韓

留遊學業者、EF國際文教機構昨公布全球非英語系國家英語能力排名,前五名均為歐洲國家,挪威拿下第一,亞洲以馬來西亞第九名排名最前,台灣排第二十五,英語能力落後鄰近的香港、南韓及日本等國。

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2011
30 三月

Lucerne

英文程度排名: 北歐國家最佳,俄羅斯, 土耳其, 以及南美洲程度相對較差

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 - USA, 30 三月 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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2011
01 三月

Colombo

Over 10,000 Sri Lankan university students to receive EF English language training sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Colombo

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2011
09 二月

London

EF Englishtown Receives Prestigious eLearning Award

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2011
09 二月

Shanghai

EF’s CIO named China’s Top Innovator

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2011
31 一月

London

Hult races up Financial Times Global MBA Rankings

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2010
11 十一月

Hong Kong, China

Learn English Anytime, Anywhere with EF’s free Mobile English App

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2010
07 六月

Zurich, Switzerland

EF Opens Four New International Language Centers Abroad, to Meet Young People’s Demand for Hip and Exotic Study Destinations. In its new brochure for 2011, EF International Language Centers announces four new centers, including Bristol and Singapore.

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2010
07 六月

London, United Kingdom

EF to Choose Two Torch Bearers for the 16th Asian Games Among EF Students in China; Ongoing Selection Process Based on English Skills and International Outlook with Winners to be Announced in July

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2010
27 四月

中國廣州

EF成為2010年在廣州舉辦的第十六屆亞運比賽的夥伴, 負責訓練60000名義工及工作人員英語.

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2010
24 四月

Lucerne, Switzerland

EF Education First Unveils New English Training System – Learn English up to 50% Faster.

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2009
17 十一月

Brazil

EF Education First will be the Official Provider of Language Courses for the “Olá, Turista!” (Hello, Tourist) Project

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2009
03 十一月

London, United Kingdom

EF Education First and University of Cambridge ESOL Collaborate on a Groundbreaking English Language Assessment to Rate Language Skills on a Recognized Global Scale.

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2009
25 五月

London, United Kingdom

EF Education First Seizes the Opportunity to Invest in Economic Downturn and Extends Qualifications of all EF Teachers Worldwide

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2009
28 一月

Shanghai, China

EF is Recognized as a "Top 10 brand of Foreign Language Training" in China.

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2009
26 一月

London, United Kingdom

Hult International Business School Joins Prestigious Financial Times Top 100 World’s Best Global Business Schools

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2008
02 十二月

London, United Kingdom

EF and Cambridge ESOL unveil a ground-breaking global collaboration to fundamentally improve the way students learn English.

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2008
27 五月

Stockholm, Sweden

EF Makes the Biggest Climb in Best Places to Work List

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2008
21 五月

Lucerne, Switzerland

EF Pledges USD 800,000 in Disaster Relief for China and Myanmar

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2008
08 五月

Hong Kong, China

EF Founder Bertil Hult Runs With the Olympic Torch

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2007
05 九月

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