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Enews November-December 2010
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  November-December 2010  
 
 
Don’t miss our event entitled Young People and Foreign Languages, the first-ever open discussion we have organised in Greece addressing the educational challenges and career prospects arising from foreign language education. Athens: 11 November 2010.
 
NEW MEDIA: IS TECHNOLOGY MAKING US MORE SOCIAL?
 
Explore with us the phenomenon of New Media in a most topical presentation by Meg Pickard, Head of Digital Engagement at the Guardian. Athens: 10 November 2010. Thessaloniki: 11 November 2010.  
 
 
 
EDUCATION UK EXHIBITION
 
 
 
  Our Education UK Exhibition is a unique opportunity for you to meet UK institutions here in Greece. Representatives from universities and other institutions of further and higher education will provide free face-to-face information about undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. Athens: 13 & 14 November 2010.
 
NEW WORK NEW AUDIENCES
 
Find out about our New Work New Audiences arts programme and join us at a series of high quality and innovative arts events and activities, including the launch of The Selector music radio programme. Thessaloniki: End of November 2010.  
 
 
 
PRIMARY ESSENTIALS
 
 
 
  Are you a primary school teacher of English? Do you want to upgrade your teaching skills in the comfort of your own home? Enrol on Primary Essentials, our online primary English teacher training course.
 
THE AGE OF STUPID
 
Don’t miss the screening of The Age of Stupid, a documentary on climate change, followed by an open discussion with Dr Daniel Brockington, Reader in Environment and Development at the University of Manchester. Athens: 1 December 2010.  
 
 
 
IN CONVERSATION WITH MAGGIE GEE: CONTEMPORARY FICTION RESPONDING TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
 
 
 
  Meet acclaimed novelist Maggie Gee and listen to her discussing and reading from her work in a thought-provoking literary event focusing on how contemporary fiction is addressing the environmental issues of our times. Thessaloniki: 7 December 2010.
 
 
 
 
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    CAMBRIDGE ESOL ONLINE TIMETABLES
If you’ve registered for the November/December 2010 Cambridge ESOL KET, KETfS, PET, PETfS, FCE, CAE or CPE examination through the British Council, you will be able to download your examination timetable on our website from 12 November onwards.
 
    TEDXATHENS: STARTING FROM SCRATCH
Enjoy the TED experience, where innovators, doers and inspirational speakers are brought together. If you want to attend, apply online now! Athens: 26 November 2010.
 
    FREE EDUCATION INFORMATION SESSIONS
Thinking of studying at a UK university? Attend one of our free Education Information Sessions and find out everything you need to know about studying on an undergraduate or postgraduate course. No registration required – just come along to a session in Athens or Thessaloniki on your preferred date!
 
    GEOMETRY IN ART AND SCIENCE
Come along to Drawing Things Together, a fascinating lecture by Dr Stephen Johnston, taking place as part of the Geometry in Art and Science series of events we are organising. Athens: 30 November 2010 (Lecture) & 30 November-21 December 2010 (Exhibition).
 
    GETTING YOUR DOCUMENTS TRANSLATED AND CERTIFIED HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!
No more stressful searching for parking or waiting in queues. Now you can access our Document Services from the comfort of your own home or place of work. Find out how you can now submit and receive your documents by courier or registered mail.
 
    CHALLENGE EUROPE: THE POWER OF 10
Find out about The Power of 10, an educational initiative organised by our Climate Advocates in ten Athens schools, aimed at encouraging students to reduce their school’s energy consumption by 10% in just 10 weeks!
 
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