Travel the World with CEC’s CELTA Course!

Cork English College is delighted to announce that we will now be offering a CELTA course! It is a certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages and is an introductory teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, which is part of the University of Cambridge. It is one of the most recognised ELT (English…

Valencia Football Club is Teaming Up with CEC!

Cork English College (CEC) is delighted to introduce you to a new junior programme for summer 2020, which is English and football with Valencia football club! Following from the success of our Football with FC Porto programme, we have now teamed up with one of Spain’s most well-known clubs.  Valencia CF has many accomplishments including…

CEC’s Host Family Appreciation Evening!

  On Wednesday, November 13th, we hosted a very special appreciation evening to celebrate our amazing host families for their continued support. We had a great turnout with over sixty of our families in attendance from various different parts of Cork who host our students year round. Taking place in the beautiful setting of the…

CEC – Cork English College Wins an Award at the Cork Digital Marketing Awards!

It’s official; CEC are a Cork Digital Marketing Awards winner! What a night on Friday, October 11th, at Cork International Hotel! We are delighted to have won ‘Best Use of Facebook’ (20 – 50 employees). The Digital Marketing Awards recognise the remarkable successes and achievements of businesses using digital media to enhance the consumer experience…

10,000th IELTS Candidates Tested by CEC-Cork English College

CEC-Cork English College established in 1978 are the only IELTS test centre in the South of Ireland. They have been an accredited IELTS test centre for 7 years. This month they will proudly welcome the 10,000th IELTS candidate to the centre. IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test. It is developed by some…

Going Green for St.Patrick’s Day

CEC-Cork English College are making an effort to reduce waste in their city centre language school by banning all single use plastic from the premises. The school which has been established for more than 40 years, has always made a conscious effort to be good to the environment. This year they are taking a step…

Reading for Success

As we celebrated World book day in Ireland on March 7th, let’s have a look at how important reading is for improving your English. Most of our students tell us that they really want to improve their spoken English and this is one of the reasons they choose to travel to Ireland to study.  What…

Summer Photos

Last week we challenged our students to capture the essence of sunny Cork in a photograph for our Summer Photo Competition! ☀️ Here are a few of our favourites: anarenatadias juce_santos hannahmonise tatianycn roneigrella caiocosta4c geoartur jesusrsinecio   We hope you enjoyed them! Let us know how you have been enjoying the sun in Cork; tag…

SUMMER PHOTO COMPETITION

The sun is shining here in Cork! To celebrate, we are holding a summer photo competition for all CEC students! To enter: Take a picture enjoying the nice weather in Cork Upload to Instagram with the hashtag #SummerAtCEC Winner will be announced on Friday 25th May and will win a free ISIC Card!

The Cork English College Research Team One Year Anniversary

After a successful year of research and conference presentations, the CEC Research Team is looking forward to developing their 2018 – 2019 project plans. But first, a look back at a rewarding year: As part of the UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities and the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, the CEC Research Team presented a workshop…

Cork World Book Fest 2018!

Cork World Book Fest This week, Cork proudly celebrates its 14th Anniversary of the Cork World Book Festival! In 13 years the festival has grown immensely; embracing home-grown Irish talent as well as International authors from all over the world. This year, the festival welcomes Chang Ying-Tai, Nicholas Shaespeare, Dušan Šarotar, Luz Pichel, Olga Novo,…

Valentines Day around the World

Valentines Day around the World Ah, Valentine’s Day. February 14th. What used to be a day reserved for romance has transformed into more inclusive celebration, enjoyed by single ladies and lads alike. Gone are the days of intense coupledom and excessive displays of affection, as Valentine’s Day in Ireland today provides a chance for friends…