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A catch up with Eco app developer Martha.

Posted 18/10/2017
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IH Belfast & ESL app creator Martha discusses her stay in Belfast, her progress so far and her vision for Eco App. Martha also reveals that we can expect the app soon and that she has found examples of sustainable development across Northern Ireland. What were your first impressions of Belfast? When I arrived in Belfast, I felt

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Up or Re? A cycle shop debate.

Posted 09/10/2017
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IH Belfast’s Eco App team took a short walk to the Lawrence Street, Workshops. The Lawrence Street, Workshops is home to woodworkers, metalworkers, a cycle repair shop and so much more. Formerly stables that prepared new horses for work in Belfast, the establishment still stands to educate. Martin Carter established the workshop in 1982, since then it has

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IH Belfast welcomes ESL competition winner.

Posted 29/09/2017
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Last year, IH Belfast and ESL set a unique challenge to entrepreneurs in Colombia. The challenge was to design an app focused on sustainability and social responsibility, and the winner would get to realise their vision in Belfast. Entrants created 90-second videos on the themes of  People & Planet. The competition was shared across Colombia online,

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IH Belfast launches new Young Learners programme for 2018

Posted 13/09/2017
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IH Belfast is very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new summer Young Learners programme for 2018 at the prestigious Campbell College Belfast! Kicking off in July 2018, our new programme will be hosted at Campbell College Belfast. Established in 1894, it is one of Northern Ireland’s most eminent schools which occupies a 100-acre estate in East Belfast close

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IH Belfast VR brochure.

Posted 04/09/2017
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At IH Belfast we pride ourselves on using great technology inside and outside of the classroom. With free online courses with Net Languages for all our students, Apple TV in classrooms or replacing paper with Tablet PCs on our CELTA teacher training courses, we aim to stay ahead of the game. This year at the

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Why it’s good to go green.

Posted 04/06/2017
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Back in 2007, on my way home from the ICEF workshop in Berlin, I was trying to think of new ways that we could make IH Barcelona stand out from the ever-increasing crowd of private language schools offering Intensive Spanish courses in our fair city. Having spent the previous few days in environmentally conscious Berlin,

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Inspire Students to Attend the International Foundation Year at IH Belfast

Posted 25/05/2017
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International House Belfast is proud to announce the launch of the International Foundation Year. This year-long, pre-university programme aims to provide English learners from all backgrounds with the necessary qualifications, knowledge, and confidence they’ll need to enter their choice of university in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, or Australia. Because it’s the course’s first year,

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CELTA: The English Teaching Qualification Employers Prefer

Posted 15/05/2017
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Decisions, decisions, decisions… If you want a job that will allow you to travel the world, then becoming a TEFL teacher (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) may be the thing for you. Today English is the lingua franca or common language of our world, and plenty of countries need teachers. You can literally live

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Education, exchange and opportunities.

Posted 11/04/2017
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At International House Belfast, we recently hosted a 55-member group of teachers from Pudong, China. We worked in partnership with other schools and organisations to offer an educational and enjoyable stay. The visit, which focused on personal and professional development, centred on attending institutions from Early Years to Post Graduate Education. The induction took place

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IH Belfast plays Cupid!

Posted 07/11/2016
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On Friday 4th November, we received some wonderful news here at IH Belfast!  Two of our past students, Lucía and Matteo, got in touch with the following message: “Hello, we are Lucía and Matteo. We met at IH Belfast in winter 2013 and studied together in Ian and Steven’s classes. We are happy to share the

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