ELC Brighton and its sister school Eastbourne School of English 'exceed expectations' in all categories
26 June 2012
The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspected The
English Language Centre Ltd - ELC Brighton and its sister school Eastbourne
School of English - at the beginning of May 2012. The inspection report found
that the centres 'exceed expectations' in all categories. Read the full ISI
Amongst many very positive comments the report says:
The quality of the curriculum, teaching and learners’
achievement - "Grade 1 - Exceeds Expectations"
school’s provision is of high quality in accordance with its ambitious
range, design and organisation of course provision are excellent."
quality of teaching is excellent and contributes very effectively to students’
learning. Its main strength lies in the consistently high level of skills and
experience of its teaching staff, further sharpened and developed by extensive
internal and external professional development."
school offers a wide range of courses of a high quality."
Students’ welfare, including health and safety -
"Grade 1 - Exceeds Expectations"
care of students is a major strength of the school."
care for all students is exceptionally good."
centres provide excellent accommodation."
is an exceptionally good social programme of activities."
premises at both the Brighton and Eastbourne centres are of a high quality and
are well suited to their educational purposes."
excellent rapport exists between students and staff. Students are very
confident during lessons because of the encouragement they receive."
The effectiveness of governance, leadership, and
management - "Grade 1 - Exceeds Expectations"
school is strongly governed and extremely well led and managed at all
school has a clear mission and ethos which comes from a passion for the
teaching of language and is shared by management and staff alike."
and administrative staff are of a consistently high quality and management
displays an exceptional commitment to staff development for both centres."
for students are excellent."
excellent websites ... provide accurate, clear and comprehensive information
about the two centres and their courses and policies, which is helpful for
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