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Principal’s Post - VisitScotland’s Top Twenty Tourist Attractions

In the recently published VisitScotland’s list of the Top Twenty Most Visited Tourist Attractions, 7 out of the top 10 can be found in Edinburgh. Naturally, this is a good reason to choose Edinburgh when considering where to study English this year.  The first 3 on the list - The…

Jane attending the Quality English mission in Tokyo

Attending a training day for English teachers in Japan

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy EC Scotland Ltd T/A ECS Scotland (we, us, our) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We take the privacy of all of our customers and site users seriously and take great care to protect your personal information. Privacy & General Principles This policy…

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Principal’s Post - Stone stacking, whisky, and tours

It’s amazing what humans get up to in their spare time.  Playing a sport, learning a new language or walking in beautiful Scottish landscapes.  Some people even embrace what is around them by creating works of art from stacking stones in their spare time. The Scottish…

Tours Plus English, one of their English classes took place on the train to Glasgow.

Learning about camera usage from a professional photographer before going on a photography walking tour of Edinburgh's New Town. Part of the Tours Plus English touring course.

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Principal’s Post - Beast from the East

“Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get” a quote attributed to or made famous by Mark Twain is an apposite quotation to describe what happened in Scotland last week.  The media and visitors to Scotland may have been taken by surprise with the wintery…

Snowy Edinburgh streets

Snowy school

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Principal’s Post - Burns Supper and British Council Inspection Report

Burns Celebrations January is the time for Scots in Scotland and all over the world to celebrate once again the birthday of that most famous of Scots, Robert Burns.  Born on 25th January, 1759 and died in 1796, Robert Burns is credited with writing and preserving more than 300 poems and traditional…

A traditional Burns Supper with haggis, neeps and tatties.

During the meal we listened to renditions of Burns' poetry and songs.

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