The English Speaking Board is a national awarding organisation offering qualifications focused on communication skills, at school, in college and throughout life. We concentrate on Speaking and Listening assessment, using visiting external examiners trained to ESB methods and standards, in all kinds of learning environments, for all age groups and abilities.
ESB qualifications help you measure the progress you are making, whether teaching or learning, native English speaking or English for Speakers of Other Languages. We also offer training for tutors or individuals through our Training Enterprises, for professional or personal development. Whether ESOL or Schools, Adult Learners or Special Needs, ESB has the qualifications for you.
As a charitable and international organisation, ESB assesses extensively in Great Britain and throughout the world. ESB is recognised by Ofqual and most of its qualifications in the UK are eligible for funding under the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).
Registered in England Company No. 01269980 Registered as a Charity No. 272565
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Skills Agency Funding ReviewThe Skills Funding Agency has undertaken a review and some ELF Qualifications below will not be funded from the end of July 2013. Please click for further details.
ESB and UCLAN: Strong partnershipESB is delighted to announce that the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) has been successful in the tender for ESOL work in Greece from this December 2013.
Invitation to TenderThe English Speaking Board would like to thank all those that have submitted a tender for ESOL International exam papers.
ESB promotes and assesses Spoken English in a wide range of educational centres:
Junior and Senior Schools, Further and Higher Educational Colleges, Universities,
Prisons, Adult Learning centres and in the training sectors of industry and business.