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The New York Times  - International, 09 dez 2013

Bring in People Who Are Better Than You

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Folha de S.Paulo  - São Paulo, 23 jun 2013

Projeto que destina US$1 mi a start-ups sociais mira Brasil

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Inc.  - International, 20 dez 2012

World's Coolest Offices: Your Picks

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

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Wired  - , 30 out 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 out 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 out 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 out 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 out 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

The Boston Globe  - Boston, 25 set 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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 - Japan, 02 jul 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 mai 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

 - International, 09 mai 2012

Hodges: The UK's Looming Brain Drain

 

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 - China, 04 mai 2012

WSJ "The Cost of Not Doing Business in English"

 

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 - International, 04 mai 2012

Bailey: Language Barriers and Miscommunications are Stifling Growth

 

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 - London, 04 abr 2011

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

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 - São Paulo, 31 mar 2011

EXAME - Brasil tem um dos piores índices de proficiência em inglês do mundo

São Paulo – O Brasil ostenta um dos piores índices de proficiência na língua inglesa do mundo. É o que indica pesquisa da escola e agência de intercâmbios Education First (EF).

De acordo com o estudo, os brasileiros receberam nota média de 47,27 no índice English Proficiency Index (EPI) – desempenho inferior ao apresentado por participantes de países como Argentina, Costa Rica e República Tcheca.

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 - São Paulo, 31 mar 2011

Noticias Terra - Escandinavos são mais fluentes no inglês; sul-americanos, os menos

Falar inglês é, cada vez mais, um requisito básico para atuar em negócios internacionais, mas um novo estudo mostra que há grandes disparidades na fluência do idioma em diferentes partes do mundo. Os países escandinavos têm o maior domínio do inglês entre os países de língua não inglesa, enquanto a Rússia, a Turquia e os países da América do Sul são os que mais deixam a desejar nesse quesito, apontou um estudo divulgado na quarta-feira pela EF English First, a maior escola de ensino de inglês do mundo.

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 - USA, 30 mar 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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 - New York, 23 jan 2011

The New York Times - Business Schools With a Social Appeal

Business schools can be cutthroat places. After struggling to gain admission to the top schools, students compete for grades and the best work placements. Meanwhile, the schools themselves jostle for position in the various global rankings, competing in order to attract the most able students. But in the never-ending battle for dominance, one London business school has decided to appeal not to potential students’ wallets, but to their consciences.

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