OUP Teacher Training … 21-24 August 2006

21-24 August 2006 – Singlish to finish things off … Throughout the four days of the training the usual group of well qualified, well prepared and interesting speakers maintained the very high standards set by Oxford University Press. The free training covered topics of interest to teachers of all ages …

London PSC Final Report 2006

“Mapping the Global Future” The Final in London on 19th May 2006 Left: Andrea standing next to Valerie Mitchell, Director General of the ESU, and the competitors from Brazil, Argetina, Georgia and Moldova. Andrea Aliz Sipőcz was one of the two representing Hungary. She writes … “it was the best …

Globe Seminar 2006 REPORT

A Cultural Seminar for Drama Teachers in London Organised by the ESU and Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, London 13 – 19 August 2006 The successful scholarship winner was Koplányi Karolina pictured here with Steve Jones at the recent OUP training at Városmajori Gimnázium, Budapest, where she also teaches. You …

Nyesze Longman Conf. 29 April 2006

Saturday 29th April 2006 at the International Business School Coal Mines and Mining Disasters This illustration comes from the site: http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/. Written by a collier who worked underground for some 30 years it is a useful and interesting source – and something intensely personal. It’s about the love-hate relationship miners …

PSC Final Budapest 2006

Final at the British Embassy, 7th April 2006, “Mapping the Global Future” Pictured left is the trophy bought by the New ESU of Hungary for the Final of the Hungarian round of the Public Speaking Competition. The first in the ‘open’ and ‘home’ categories and the overall runner up also …

Local Final Nyiregyhaza

Report The English Speaking Competition in Nyiregyhaza, 9th March 2006. The winners are Eva Polonkai (in the foreground) with teacher Vass Mihályné. The second place went to Magdolna Gucsa. Both students are from Krúdy Gyula Secondary School. Also in the picture are the native speaker jury members, and Simonics Borika …

Ceilidh – 11th March

at the Scottish Mission For those of you in Budapest on Saturday 11th March 2006 there will be a ceilidh at the Scottish mission starting at 7pm and finishing around 9.30 or 10pm. For those who attended the Burns Supper you will be familiar with the band – Dagda – …

Entries PSC 2006

Below are the names of those entered, the school and the area The following have been entered for the competition. The contestants date of birth should be listed below and should be between 19th May 1985 and 19th May 1990. (16 to 20 years on the 19th May 2006) Below …

Burns ‘Est’ 2006

Held on Tuesday 31st January 2006 at the Scottish Mission, Vörösmarty u. 51 Left to Right: Steve Jones (MC), Jock MacKenzie (RBIF), Magyar Zoltan (Hungarian Scottish Society), Stuart McAlister (Chairman, Burns Supper 2006). The Little Burns Supper, now called the ‘Burns Est’ has become a traditional event in the calendar …