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DEMOS report (2008): A common language - making English work for London. Duncan O’Leary


This report explores which policies can encourage and support people to learn English in London. The research informing the report took place during a period of uncertainty and change for provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) across the country. In that context, its purpose was to pinpoint the value of English language provision for individuals, communities and London’s economy – and to find strategies that reflect and fulfil that promise. Based on six
months of research, the report identifies where existing policy needs to be reviewed, developed or supplemented to meet the needs of London and its people. Although the report focuses on the challenge of London, it has implications for national policy.

Resource Type: Research report
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