Melissa Hecksher Graduating with her Master in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Congratulations to our teacher, Melissa Hecksher, on gaining her Master’s degree & joining Languages International’s Teacher Training team

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We would like to congratulate our teacher Melissa Hecksher, who has graduated from the University of Auckland with a Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with First Class Honours. Melissa is adding this to an already impressive array of qualifications including her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cambridge CELTA and Cambridge Delta. Melissa

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Author Craig Thaine

Award nomination for innovative textbook series

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We’re proud and excited to announce that one of the Languages International team has been chosen as a finalist in the British Council’s ELTons, the international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in English language teaching (ELT). Our Director of Teacher Training, Craig Thaine, is one of the main authors of the Cambridge English Empower

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New Zealand is the Most Peaceful English-speaking Country

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New Zealand has been ranked as the most peaceful English-speaking country in the world. New Zealand came 4th in the Institute for Economics and Peace’s Global Peace Index, after Iceland, Denmark and Austria. That makes New Zealand the safest destination for English learning. See the table below to find out how New Zealand compares with other English language study destinations. If

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Author Craig Thaine

Languages International’s Director of Teacher Training writes 6 new books for Cambridge University Press

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An interview with Craig Thaine, co-author of the new Empower course book series Craig Thaine, Languages International‘s Director of Teacher Training, is also the author of several books published by Cambridge University Press. His recently released course book series Empower adds another six books to his body of work. We interviewed him to find out how he does it. How do

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Languages International Shortlisted for Star Award for 7th Time

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Languages International is delighted to have received its 7th Star Award short-listing for the Study Travel Magazine (STM) Star Award in the Southern Hemisphere category. Thank you very much to our partners for your ongoing support and for voting for us again this year! Every year, language travel consultants around the world vote for their “Star” school

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Best English school 2013 Southern Hemisphere shortlisting

Languages International shortlisted for a Star Award

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We’re proud to announce that once again, we have been shortlisted for the Study Travel Magazine Star Award for the top English language school in the Southern Hemisphere. Languages International is one of 6 schools from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa to be nominated this year. Thank you to all our partners for their

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New Zealand ranked 2nd most peaceful country in world

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New Zealand has been ranked the 2nd most peaceful country in the world. According to the 2011 Global Peace Index (GPI), the only country more peaceful than New Zealand is Iceland. The GPI ranks countries by their ‘absence of violence.’ It takes many factors into account including levels of violent crime, potential for terrorism, political

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Languages International Shortlisted for LTM Star Award, again.

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For the 4th consecutive year, Languages International has been shortlisted for the Language Travel Magazine (LTM) Star Award in the Southern Hemisphere category. This category is for schools in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Each year, just 5 schools are shortlisted. Languages International has been shortlisted for the award every year since the category

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