RMIT English Worldwide News Current News from REW - Australia's most experienced English language school - www.rmitenglishworldwide.com http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com New look for 2010 24 Dec 2009 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-newlook.html RMIT English Worldwide is delighted to announce the upcoming renovation plans for our REW Melbourne Centre facilities. In our continuing effort to provide a comfortable, modern learning environment for our students, we will be making several facility improvements. Not only will students enjoy classrooms with fresh paint and new carpets, every... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-newlook.html New EAP Program Roll-out for 2010 17 Jan 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-NewEAPProgramRolloutfor2010.html REW is one of the very few English language centres that fully designs and develops its English language materials. Every year REW invests significantly in curriculum and assessment development in order to assure all students receive every opportunity for success in their programs at RMIT. As a leader in English language training in Australia,... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-NewEAPProgramRolloutfor2010.html Avaition English MAI 02 Feb 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AvaitionEnglishMAI.html REW was delighted to host a visit from two delegates from Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in January. Ms Irina Anikeeva, Deputy Director of Studies and Ms Maria Ovsyannikova, Director of Studies spent two weeks in Australia as recognition of their contributions to the building of a successful relationship between MAI and REW. MAI is one the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AvaitionEnglishMAI.html Fresh Look For REW 05 Feb 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-freshlookforREW.html On 8 February 2010 REW students and staff were delighted to walk through the doors of REW Building 36 and experience a whole new REW! Renovations included much more than just new carpet and a fresh coat of paint. REW Reception and Student Services have moved from level 5 to level 1, student lounges and common areas have been updated with funky... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-freshlookforREW.html REW Makeover complete! 08 Feb 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWMakeovercomplete.html We are excited to announce the renovations of the REW Melbourne Centre facilities are complete! As of Monday 8 February, REW students will enjoy: 4 new classrooms campus-wide wireless access fresh paint, new carpets and blinds interactive whiteboards in every classroom new reception on level 1 (reception has moved from level 6) and... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWMakeovercomplete.html Chinese New Year news: REW appoints China Representatives for the Year of the Tiger 10 Feb 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ChineseNewYearnewsREWappointsChinaRepresentativesfortheYearoftheTiger.html REW is strengthening its presence in China with the appointment of representatives in Beijing and in Guangzhou. The recently appointed representatives, Ms Polly Wu (Beijing) and Ms Rosy Wu (Guangzhou) came to Melbourne this month to plan for 2010 and to meet RMIT staff. Rosy and Polly with Stephanie, Kallie, Tina and Mia from the Sales and... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ChineseNewYearnewsREWappointsChinaRepresentativesfortheYearoftheTiger.html Agent launch 17 Mar 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Agentlaunch.html Ms Kathryn Rogers, Business Development, was pleased to host a visit from locally-based agents on 9th March. It was a chance to exchange news over a cup of tea and catch up with some of our hard-working representatives. The group took a tour of the renovated facilities and commented on the bright colours and comfortable classrooms. They were... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Agentlaunch.html Murasakino HS Study Tour 26 Mar 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-MurasakinoHSStudyTour.html In March this year REW welcomed 81 students from Murasakino HS (Japan) for a three week Study Tour. This is the ninth year that the Kyoto-based school has sent a group to Melbourne to study Cultural English and explore some of the marvellous tourist attractions Victoria has to offer. Some of these sites include Chesterfield Farm, the Great Ocean... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-MurasakinoHSStudyTour.html 2010 Engineering Expo 05 May 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-2010EngineeringExpo.html In early March 2010 the Professional & Business English team from RMIT English Worldwide (REW) joined more than 70 companies in exhibiting at the Engineers Careers Expo. The Expo offered overseas qualified engineers information in the areas of education, career opportunities, and career path resources. The event was an immense success, with... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-2010EngineeringExpo.html Teaching Aviation English in Oman 17 May 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TeachingAviationEnglishinOman.html REW’s Aviation programs continue to be delivered worldwide, to pilots and air traffic controllers. Sara KablaouiI was deployed to deliver our most recent program in Oman. Over March and April, she spent two weeks in the capital, Muscat, training the teachers who were going to teach the course there and then five weeks in Salalah, in the south of... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TeachingAviationEnglishinOman.html REW is flying high in Indonesia 08 Jun 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWisflyinghighinIndonesia.html REW has 15 years experience in delivering Aviation English programs to people involved in the industry around the globe.  One of the most recent programs was run in Surabaya, Indonesia to employees of HM Sampoerna’s aviation department.  The helicopter pilots and managers who undertook the program studied General Aviation English.  Some also... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWisflyinghighinIndonesia.html Australian University delivers professional program for Thai teachers 14 Jul 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AustralianUniversitydeliversprofessional.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) was pleased to collaborate with the Australia-Thailand Institute (ATI) to deliver a Teacher Professional Development program in Thailand in April and May this year. REW sent a teacher trainer from Melbourne to deliver the four week program, which focussed on developing communicative methodologies and improving... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AustralianUniversitydeliversprofessional.html REW delivers Teacher Training to China eastern Airlines 29 Jul 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-deliversTeacherTrainingtoChinaeasternAirlines.html REW continues to provide offshore training for groups in the Aviation industry. A recent four week program took place on the outskirts of a wintery Shanghai. There were 12 students from various regions of China, but mostly from the Shanghai area. The participants worked in a variety of departments within China Eastern Airlines including... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-deliversTeacherTrainingtoChinaeasternAirlines.html REW in partnership with the Oman Aircraft Control College 29 Jul 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-partnershipwiththeOmanAircraftControlCollege.html In June this year, the Oman Aircraft Control College (OACC) announced the graduation of 100 Air Traffic Controllers, all of whom undertook REW's Aviation English Program. As a result of collaboration between the Omani Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems and REW, the ATC trainees were the most recent cohort to complete our program, which has been... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-partnershipwiththeOmanAircraftControlCollege.html Beijing School Teachers 11 Aug 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-BeijingSchoolTeachers.html A group of 21 Beijing school teachers is undertaking professional development at REW in August. The teachers, from Xicheng District, have an exciting program that will give them insight into Australian culture and learning style. The participants are primary, middle and high school teachers – some are teachers of English, while others teach... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-BeijingSchoolTeachers.html Study Tour group from Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan 24 Sep 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-StudyTourgroupfromMuroranInstituteJapan.html RMIT English Worldwide, in conjunction with Japanese Language Studies at the School of Global Studies, was very pleased to welcome a group of Study Tour students from Muroran Institute of Technology (MIT) this month. RMIT's relationship with MIT began in 1997 and since then we have shared a very fruitful collaboration, with RMIT hosting 11 Study... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-StudyTourgroupfromMuroranInstituteJapan.html Viva Italia! 19 Dec 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-VivaItalia.html REW was delighted to see the return of our Italian Study Tour group, SSML Gregorio VII, in July this year. The group, which comprised of 16 lovely ladies and one lucky young man, spent four weeks studying Cultural and Business English and sightseeing in and around Melbourne. The Study Tour program offered students a chance to learn English in... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-VivaItalia.html Welcome East Timorese students 30 Sep 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-WelcomeEastTimoresestudents.html REW is very proud of our diverse student nationality mix and our ability to support the non-English speaking community. We were very pleased to host two scholarship students from East Timor in August and September this year. Joanita De Fatima and Gizela De Carvalho (below) were awarded 10 week and five week tuition scholarships respectively, and... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-WelcomeEastTimoresestudents.html A success story from an REW Aviation trainee 12 Nov 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWAviationtrainee.html Late last year, the REW Aviation team spoke with Mr Tom Wong who was in the process of applying for the pilot cadetship program with Cathy Pacific Airlines. Tom expressed interest in one-to-one tuition to improve his English language skills, which were preventing him from acceptance to the program. Tom stressed that his top priority was to... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWAviationtrainee.html REW attends “Innovations in Language Teaching and Learning” TESOL conference in Vietnam. 19 Nov 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWattends.html As an active member of the international TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) community, REW regularly sends representatives to attend and present at the many conferences held each year. Most recently, Ms Julia Gardiner, REW's Program Manager, attended the "Innovations in Language Teaching and Learning" conference held in Ho... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWattends.html Teacher Training Workshops in Thailand 25 Nov 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TeacherTrainingWorkshops.html REW's Academic Coordinator, Ms Tina Bryson, spent a week in Thailand this month, delivering Teacher Training seminars and visiting Ubon Ratchathani University. A two-day workshop was delivered at REW Bangkok as a planned follow-up to a Professional Development course for teachers of English in regional Thai Universities. The program, held... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TeacherTrainingWorkshops.html WUST Delegation Visit 26 Nov 2010 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-WUSTDELEGATIONVISIT.html REW was very pleased to have hosted a visit from Wuhan University of Science and Technology (WUST) this month. The five member delegation held discussions with RMIT Training CEO, Ms Rachel Hothouse and members of the Sales and Marketing and Academic teams. WUST and REW have had a business relationship since 2000, when REW offered English for... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-WUSTDELEGATIONVISIT.html RMIT English Worldwide reaches world class milestone with 20,000 RELTA results issued 15 Feb 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-RMITEnglishworldwide.html RMIT English Worldwide reaches world class milestone with 20,000 RELTA results issued The RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA), a world leader in the testing of English language proficiency for pilots and air traffic controllers, recently achieved the milestone figure of 20,000 candidates tested. RMIT Training Chief Executive Officer,... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-RMITEnglishworldwide.html Cultural Diversity at RMIT English Worldwide 07 Apr 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Cultural.html On a daily basis RMIT English Worldwide (REW) embraces multiculturalism and the concept of acceptance, communication and interaction amongst diverse cultures. Each year thousands of students from all over the world attend REW Melbourne to learn English.   Incorporating customised curriculum and high calibre teaching staff, REW is underpinned... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Cultural.html RMIT Training releases the Annual Report for 2010 09 May 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Annualreport.html Highlighting the strong performance from both RMIT English Worldwide and RMIT Publishing, RMIT Training takes great pleasure in releasing the 2010 Annual Report. Click here to Read more http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Annualreport.html Singapore welcomes RMIT English Worldwide 14 Jun 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Singapore.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) is pleased to announce its partnership with the SMa Institute of Higher Learning in Singapore. Established in 2004, SMa is a leading educational provider, offering a range of academic and executive education programs in collaboration with overseas universities and professional institutions. SMa has become the latest... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Singapore.html RMIT English Worldwide appoints new Commercial Director 12 Aug 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWappointsNewCommercialDirector.html RMIT Training is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Taylor as the new Commercial Director of RMIT English Worldwide. Educated in Melbourne, Australia, Grant majored in Russian Linguistics at the University of Melbourne and has been involved with English Language Training for almost 20 years. During this time, Grant has held various... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWappointsNewCommercialDirector.html RMIT making the world a safer place 16 Aug 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ABS_spot.html Next time you're in the air, keep in mind the friendly pilots' first language may not be English. Grant Taylor, Commercial Director, RMIT English World Wide explains to Red why RMIT have launched a new on-line tool to keep pilots' English up to date. RMIT making the world a safer place.... Read more http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ABS_spot.html RMIT English Worldwide launches new EAP curriculum 22 Aug 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_EAP.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has officially launched its new English language curriculum, 'English Academic Passport'. Including more than 1000 hours of print materials and 300 hours of e-learning activities, the EAP program is more international and youth oriented, with greater focus on the development of academic skills. Rachel... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_EAP.html Vietnam Helps Lead Major Improvements In English Language Teaching 10 Sep 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Vietnam.html English language educators from many locations met today at RMIT International University Vietnam to hear about latest international developments in English language teaching and learning. Around 150 people from education and industry were given news of a major renewal of English language teaching curriculum for RMIT around the world - with the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Vietnam.html RMIT English Worldwide supports Saudi Arabian students 08 Nov 2011 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Support_SA_Student.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has been recognised by a former Saudi Arabian student for the language training company’s extensive support of students from the region. Othman Algwairi, who recently completed his Masters in Laboratory Medicine at RMIT University, presented the Melbourne Language Centre with a traditional Saudi Arabian gift in... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Support_SA_Student.html Scholarship supports Thai student 19 Jan 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Scholarship_supports_Thai_student.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) in conjunction with the King's Private Secretary Office in Thailand have supported the English language studies of a local Thai employee through a 10-week scholarship. Kuibamrund Soraphong commenced the Advanced English Academic Passport course at REW in October last year. His 10-week stay in Melbourne... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_Scholarship_supports_Thai_student.html REW partners with KIST Aviation Academy 23 Feb 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_partners_KIST_Aviation_Academy.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed a contract with KIST Aviation Academy in Kuala Lumpur for the provision of Aviation English training and testing products. About 300 aviation personnel including pilots and air traffic controllers have been tested to date in Malaysia by REW. The new contract includes the RMIT English Language Test for... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_partners_KIST_Aviation_Academy.html Students volunteer as city ambassadors 28 Feb 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-students_volunteer_as_city_ambassadors.html Students from RMIT English Worldwide (REW) have volunteered as ambassadors for Melbourne's International Student City Ambassador Program. The program encourages international students to be trained as volunteers who roam the city in distinctive red uniforms answering queries from Melbourne's diverse community. REW's... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-students_volunteer_as_city_ambassadors.html Teachers sponsored at major English language conference 07 Mar 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-teachers_sponsored_at_major_english_language_conference.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has sponsored 10 Cambodian teachers to attend one of the biggest English language conferences in south-east Asia, the 8th annual CamTESOL conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Rachel Holthouse, CEO of RMIT Training, and Lynda Beagle, Deputy Director of the REW Melbourne Language Centre, joined the teachers at... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-teachers_sponsored_at_major_english_language_conference.html REW scores highly in national student survey 15 Mar 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-rew_scores_highly_in_national_student_survey.html Students from RMIT English Worldwide (REW) were amongst the 8,722 responses received from students who participated in the Language Barometer survey in November 2011. REW was one of 49 English Language Centres in Australia who took part. The Language Barometer is an English Australia initiative funded by Australia Education International.... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-rew_scores_highly_in_national_student_survey.html IELTS Masterclass supports IELTS candidates 30 Mar 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ielts_masterclass_supports_ielts_candidates.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) in conjunction with IDP: IELTS Australia hosted its first masterclass at the REW Test Centre–393 Swanston Street, Melbourne. The IELTS masterclass is designed to provide practical tips and advice to candidates about the IELTS test to increase their confidence. In addition, the masterclass examines the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ielts_masterclass_supports_ielts_candidates.html Everybody Belongs at RMIT English Worldwide 03 Apr 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-everybody_belongs_at_rmit_english_worldwide.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) hosted its second Taste of Harmony event at the Melbourne Language Centre in March. Harmony Day is managed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) and gives people the opportunity to celebrate what makes each Australian unique and share what they have in common. The continuing message for... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-everybody_belongs_at_rmit_english_worldwide.html Moscow Aviation Institute and REW partnership takes flight 19 Apr 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-moscow_aviation_institute_and_rew_partnership_takes_flight.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has renewed a contract with Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in Russia for the provision of Aviation English training and testing. The partnership with MAI started in 2005 with more than 500 international pilots trained and tested via the RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA). RELTA is a world... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-moscow_aviation_institute_and_rew_partnership_takes_flight.html RMIT English Worldwide launches new IELTS Preparation program 29 May 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-rmit_rew_launches_new_ielts_preparation_program.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has officially launched its new full-time IELTS Preparation program, 'IELTS Fundamentals' and 'IELTS Focused'. Including 200 hours of in-class tuition across two 5-week modules, the full-time IELTS Preparation program provides students with the most effective preparation to succeed in the IELTS... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-rmit_rew_launches_new_ielts_preparation_program.html Teaching reading to Arabic learners 12 Jun 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-teaching_reading_to_arabic_learners.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) teaching staff members have been published in Cambridge Research Notes May 2012. Research Notes is a quarterly publication reporting on matters relating to research, test development and validation within Cambridge ESOL. Ms Amal Khabbaz and Ms Sara Kablaoui participated in the Cambridge ESOL Action Research in... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-teaching_reading_to_arabic_learners.html Second year of success: The Free Sample English Classes 2012 31 Jul 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-free_sample_english_classes_2012.html All 240 participants of the Free Sample English Classes 2012, hosted by the Australian Trade Commission received certificates of attendance from the Australian institutions; High school Preparation and General English by TAFE NSW Hunter Institute, IELTS Preparation English by UOW College, English for Academic Purposes by RMIT English Worldwide,... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-free_sample_english_classes_2012.html Celebrating 60 years of Thai-Australian Relations 06 Aug 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Celebrating_60_years_of_Thai_Australian_Relations.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has proudly supported the relationship between Australia and Thailand through a number of initiatives during June and July 2012. Rachel Holthouse, CEO of RMIT Training and Grant Taylor, REW Commercial Director recently attended the Australian Alumni event hosted by Austcham and sponsored by REW, in... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Celebrating_60_years_of_Thai_Australian_Relations.html ICAO recognises RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA) 22 Aug 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-icao_recognises_rmit_english_language_test_for_aviation.html The RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA) has received conditional endorsement from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). RELTA is one of only four tests to have received conditional endorsement, and is the only test outside of Russia and Europe to be recognised by ICAO. The endorsement process from ICAO includes... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-icao_recognises_rmit_english_language_test_for_aviation.html JAA TO and RMIT sign MoU on Aviation English Language education 29 Aug 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-jaa_to_rmit_sign_mou_on_aviation_english_language_education.html The Joint Aviation Authorities Training Organisation (JAA TO) and RMIT Training Pty Ltd t/a RMIT English Worldwide (REW), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) initialising their cooperation in delivering aviation English language education and assessment services. This MoU will lead to a more formal Agreement in which the details of... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-jaa_to_rmit_sign_mou_on_aviation_english_language_education.html REW partners with Australian Education Management Group 14 Sep 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_partners_with_Australian_Education_Management_Group.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed a contract with the Australian Education Management Group (AEMG) for the delivery of English language training to students in China. Around 300 students will study REW’s English Academic Passport language curriculum each year as part of Collaborative Articulation Programs (CAP) between RMIT... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_partners_with_Australian_Education_Management_Group.html The English pathway to RMIT 12 Dec 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-The_English_pathway_to_RMIT.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) recently renewed its Service Level Agreement (SLA) with RMIT International in relation to the marketing, recruitment and admission of international students into REW courses delivered in Melbourne, Australia. Upon completion of REW’s English programs, students can enter University programs directly, without... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-The_English_pathway_to_RMIT.html Italian agents enjoy visit to REW 18 Dec 2012 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Italian_agents_enjoy_visit_to_REW.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) in conjunction with English Australia hosted seven agents and three journalists from Italy during December as part of a familiarisation tour for members of the Italian Association of Language Consultants and Agents (IALCA). The group was accompanied by Sue Blundell from English Australia for their national... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Italian_agents_enjoy_visit_to_REW.html REW sponsors Cambodian conference 18 Mar 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_sponsors_Cambodian_conference.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) staff members from Melbourne and Vietnam recently travelled to Cambodia for the 9th annual CamTESOL conference in Phnom Penh. The conference is the largest professional development forum for English language teachers in Cambodia. 1,500 people attended from 30 countries, with over 300 presenting. REW was... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_sponsors_Cambodian_conference.html Murasakino students visit REW for the 12th year 28 Mar 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Murasakino_students_visit_REW_for_the_12th_year.html During March, REW again hosted over 80 students and teachers from Murasakino High School in Kyoto, Japan. This is the 12th year that students have come to Melbourne as part of a cultural study tour. Over two weeks, students participated in intercultural activities aimed at helping them improve their English and learn about... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Murasakino_students_visit_REW_for_the_12th_year.html REW celebrates Many Stories – One Australia 28 Mar 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWcelebratesManyStoriesOneAustralia.html On Thursday 21st of March, students at RMIT English Worldwide (REW) participated in annual Harmony Day activities. Harmony Day is managed by the Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Citizenship, and coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWcelebratesManyStoriesOneAustralia.html 25,000 RELTA candidates tested 12 Apr 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-25000_relta_candidates_tested.html Over 25,000 pilots and air traffic controllers have been tested through the RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA) since testing began, to attain an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) proficiency level. RMIT is the only test provider in the market to have achieved this milestone. Rachel Holthouse, CEO of RMIT... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-25000_relta_candidates_tested.html REW signs Singapore contract 24 Apr 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_signs_Singapore_contract.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed a contract with Mastereign Enrichment Group to provide English language training in Singapore. Around 40 people attended the official signing on the 18th of April, including Mr Christopher Rees, Senior Trade Commissioner and Strategic Business Unit Heads and Programme Directors from the Mastereign... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REW_signs_Singapore_contract.html Blended Learning for the Aviation industry 29 Apr 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-blended_learning_for_the_aviation_industry.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) staff have been published in Blended Learning in English Language Teaching: Course Design and Implementation. The book is published by the British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Featuring 20 case studies from around the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-blended_learning_for_the_aviation_industry.html RELTA positioned as benchmark at ICAO seminar 07 May 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-RELTApositionedasbenchmarkatICAOseminar.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) staff recently attended the ICAO Language Proficiency Requirements (LPR) Technical Seminar in Canada. Held over three days at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) headquarters in Montréal, it was attended by civil aviation administrations, aviation language training centres, aviation language... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-RELTApositionedasbenchmarkatICAOseminar.html REW Community: ‘Connect, Discover, Share’ 14 May 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWCommunity.html A new website has been created for teachers and support staff to exchange ideas, resources, and share knowledge and experience. The REW Community is an online network for teachers and other staff to share teaching materials and methodology. It reflects REW’s commitment to delivering quality English Language programs, and to help students... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWCommunity.html REW students top scorers at Chinese university 27 May 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-SIFTtopscorers.html Two RMIT English Worldwide (REW) graduates have become top scorers in a university exam in China. Approximately 1,000 students recently sat the College English Test (CET) 4 exam at Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT). SIFT is a leading institution of higher education in the East China region, and has been in a partnership with... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-SIFTtopscorers.html REW signs Aviation Services Agreement 17 Jul 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-JAATO.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed an Aviation Services Agreement with the Joint Aviation Authorities Training Organisation (JAA TO), in the Netherlands. This agreement initiates cooperation in making REW aviation English programs and test delivery services, including the RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA), available to... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-JAATO.html RMIT Training opens new office in Middle East 09 Sep 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-NewofficeinMiddleEast.html RMIT Training today announced the opening of a Middle East regional office located in the Academic City in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E), established to provide local support to education partners and customers of RMIT Publishing and RMIT English Worldwide (REW) services. Education is a top priority for Government and local universities... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-NewofficeinMiddleEast.html Turkish Aviation Academy to implement RELTA English test 10 Sep 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TurkishAviationAcademy.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed an agreement with the Turkish Aviation Academy (TAA). This agreement enables TAA to provide aviation English training and testing services, including the RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA), to pilots and air traffic controllers throughout Turkey. The RELTA test will be used to... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-TurkishAviationAcademy.html RMIT Training signs agreement with IATA 16 Oct 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AgreementwithIATA.html RMIT Training, a company of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed an agreement at the recent International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal, Canada. Through this agreement, RMIT Training will provide IATA’s global network of partners with... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-AgreementwithIATA.html REW represented at English Australia conference 17 Oct 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-EnglishAustralia.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) employees recently attended the 26th annual English Australia Conference in Perth. English Australia is the national peak body for the English language sector of international education in Australia. It represents over 100 colleges throughout the country that provide quality English language programs to... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-EnglishAustralia.html REW employee wins English Australia award 17 Oct 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-EnglishAustraliaaward.html At the recent English Australia Conference gala dinner in Perth, Jenelle Klintworth, RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Student Services Manager, was presented with the John Gallagher Memorial Professional Bursary award. The award recognises outstanding contribution in the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sector... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-EnglishAustraliaaward.html REW staff attends Turkish aviation forum 21 Oct 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ICAEAconference.html In early October, RMIT English Worldwide (REW) was represented at the 16th International Civil Aviation English Association’s (ICAEA) International Aviation English Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. The theme of the conference this year was ‘Onboard communications – A Key to Safety and Service Quality’. The conference attracted... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ICAEAconference.html RMIT Training signs with Indonesian Aviation Authorities 19 Nov 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Indonesiansigning.html In Melbourne recently RMIT Training met with representatives from the Indonesian aviation authorities. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the CEO of RMIT Training, Rachel Holthouse, and head of the Ministry of Transport, Human Resources Development on Transportation Agency (HRDTA), Mr Santoso Eddy Wibowo. The MoU is... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Indonesiansigning.html REW sponsors East Timor students 21 Nov 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Easttimorscholarship.html The Matadalan Ba Malu program (MBM) is run by University staff, alumni and current students at RMIT University and has for almost a decade relied on the support of RMIT English Worldwide (REW). Each year the MBM scholarship program at REW enables East Timorese women to come to Australia to study English for 10 weeks. The tuition fee is... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Easttimorscholarship.html New online booking process for IELTS Test 29 Nov 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-IELTStestonline.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has launched a new online booking system for its IELTS test, making registering easier than ever before. IELTS, or the International English Language Testing System, assesses the English language ability of people planning to study or work using English as the main language of communication. This booking... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-IELTStestonline.html REW welcomes Tianjin University representative 04 Dec 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWwelcomesTianjinUniRep.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) recently welcomed Mr Xiao Linpeng, Dean of Grassroots Sports and Management Department at Tianjin University of Sport in China, one of RMIT University’s partner colleges. Mr Xiao is currently in work placement with RMIT University’s College of Business, while also being involved in sports-based research exchange... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWwelcomesTianjinUniRep.html Thai student receives REW scholarship 06 Dec 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ThaiREWscholarship.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) was pleased to welcome the third recipient of the REW Scholarship offered to Thailand’s Office of His Majesty’s Principal Private Secretary (OHMPPS) recently. Pimgarn Chanarat was rewarded the scholarship after a two stage selection process at the OHMPPS. She was required to complete a written essay and then... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-ThaiREWscholarship.html REW signs MoU with Fengtai District Government, China 09 Dec 2013 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWsignsMoUwithFengtai.html RMIT Training recently welcomed a delegation from Beijing, China. The delegation represented Fengtai District Government and Fengtai District Bureau of Human Resources, Beijing Municipality. The CEO of RMIT Training signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fengtai District Government to confirm the commitment to work together to... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWsignsMoUwithFengtai.html REW sponsors CamTESOL conference 28 Feb 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-CamTESOLconference2014.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) employees attended the 10th CamTESOL conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 22-23 February. CamTESOL is the major regional conference for English Language Teaching professionals in Cambodia. Teachers, trainers, researchers and administrators have the opportunity to participate in vital personal development... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-CamTESOLconference2014.html Inaugural REW Community Symposium 04 Mar 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWCommunitySymposium.html The inaugural RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Community Symposium was held over one day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in late February. The Symposium brought together 13 academic leaders from the REW Melbourne Centre and its Program Partners in Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore. The program commenced with a presentation by the CEO of RMIT... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWCommunitySymposium.html REW collaborates with China to improve English teaching 20 Mar 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWcollaborateswithChina.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) welcomes several study groups to the Melbourne Centre every year, including high school tours and teacher training development groups. REW’s goal is to provide education solutions that enhance trainees’ ability to teach or study English in their home country. REW has been developing and delivering English... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-REWcollaborateswithChina.html REW scholarship recipients share domestic violence research 16 Apr 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Easttimorresearch.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) East Timorese scholarship recipients, Luisa Reis Marcal and Teresa Pereira, recently presented at a seminar organised by the RMIT Globalism Research Centre. The seminar was titled ‘Domestic Violence: Policy Making and Victim Support in Timor-Leste’. Ms Reis Marcal is a founding member of Psychosocial... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Easttimorresearch.html REW supports ‘Science Without Borders’ program 23 Apr 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Brazilscholarship.html A group of 25 Brazilian students are currently studying at RMIT English Worldwide (REW) through the ‘Science Without Borders’ scholarship program. Science Without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras) is a large-scale nationwide program funded primarily by the Brazilian federal government. The program involves 100,000 Brazilian students... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Brazilscholarship.html An English strategy for the aviation industry 13 May 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-CAETsummit.html The CEO of RMIT Training, Rachel Holthouse and RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Aviation Relationship Manager, Rachele Zito recently attended the 4th China Aviation Training & Education (CAET) Summit in Shanghai. CAET is the primary annual event in China for the aviation sector. This year it received strong support with attendance by... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-CAETsummit.html RELTA highlighted as top quality test solution for Aviation in Indonesia 05 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Indonesia.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) continued its engagement with the Indonesian civil aviation industry by taking part in a seminar conducted at the Ministry of Transportation in Jakarta recently. 50 attendees from all major Indonesian air carriers, flight training schools and air traffic services providers visited the Ministry's historic... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-Indonesia.html RMIT Training signs Aviation Agreement with Lingvoalliance Russia 05 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-moscow.html RMIT Training recently visited Moscow to sign an agreement with Lingvoalliance to deliver RMIT English Worldwide’s Aviation English training program Beyond Level 4 (BL4). The CEO of RMIT Training, Rachel Holthouse and Senior Regional Manager - Asia Pacific, Grant Taylor, signed a three year contract with Mr Nikolai Chalov, Director of... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-moscow.html New Relationship Executive joins RMIT Training 13 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-newexecella.html RMIT Training is pleased to welcome Ella Lovece as Partner Program Relationship Executive. Ella will be responsible for maintaining relationships with offshore partners delivering RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Academic English Programs. Ella joins the team with over 20 years’ English language teaching and management experience, gained... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-newexecella.html REW provides English training in Thailand 17 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-englishtrainingthai.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has recently provided professional development training in Thailand. REW Language Educator, Sara Kablaoui, visited Bangkok to facilitate a two week Teacher Development Program for engineering lecturers at prestigious Kasetsart University. The program was designed to help participants improve their English... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-englishtrainingthai.html REW presents at leading Aviation English Congress 19 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-IATAcongress.html RMIT English Worldwide’s (REW) Aviation Relationship Manager, Rachele Zito, presented at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Global Training Partner Congress at the Montreal headquarters in Canada recently. The Congress was a platform for REW and other international partners to jointly discuss how organisations can work... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-IATAcongress.html REW welcomes new Senior Aviation Manager 25 Jun 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-daverace.html Dave Race joined RMIT English Worldwide (REW) as Senior Aviation Manager on June 23. This newly created position reports directly to the REW Director and CEO of RMIT Training, Rachel Holthouse. Mr Race will be responsible for developing new networks and sales opportunities for Aviation English, in addition to strengthening and... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-daverace.html RMIT Training signs MoU with Tongji University, China 17 Jul 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-tongjiuni.html On July 14, RMIT Training signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the College of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University in Shanghai. The MoU was signed by the CEO of RMIT Training, Rachel Holthouse, and Prof. Huang Xiangfeng, Head of College at Tongji University. As institutions such as Tongji further... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-tongjiuni.html REW promotes relations between Australia and China 14 Aug 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-fengtaistudygroup.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) recently welcomed a Study Tour group from the Fengtai district of Beijing. Students from the group studied a Cultural English program at REW Melbourne Centre and stayed with local homestay families. Accompanying the students was a delegation of teachers and principals, who, along with assisting the... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-fengtaistudygroup.html REW forms important relationship in Myanmar 25 Aug 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-myanmar.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has established a new relationship in Myanmar with EduLink Australia. Together, REW and EduLink will respond to the various English needs of this developing country. As the country emerges from decades under military rule, English levels are low and there is a high demand for quality English programs. This... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-myanmar.html REW presents at Aviation Seminar in Indonesia 28 Aug 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-indonesianaviationseminar.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) representatives attended the Indonesian Civil Aviation Training Seminar in Jakarta in mid-August. Senior Regional Manager - Asia Pacific, Grant Taylor was a panellist for the session titled 'Latest Trends in Training Technologies and Strategies’. Senior Aviation Manager, Dave Race was also in attendance as an... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-indonesianaviationseminar.html REW conducts Teacher Development program in China 03 Oct 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-chaoyang.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Teacher Trainers recently conducted teacher development workshops in China, covering a variety of topics. Participants were primary and secondary school teachers of subjects other than English, working in schools in the Chaoyang Education District of Beijing. The district is one of the largest and most important... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-chaoyang.html REW teachers present at English Australia conference 13 Oct 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-eaconference.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) employees recently attended the annual English Australia conference held in Melbourne. Delegates included teachers, teacher trainers, academic and business managers, marketers and student support staff. REW Melbourne Centre Deputy Director, Lynda Beagle, a member of the conference committee, gave a... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-eaconference.html REW welcomes annual Thai scholarship recipient 24 Oct 2014 http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-thaischolarship.html RMIT English Worldwide (REW) offers a scholarship each year to an employee of Thailand’s Office of His Majesty’s Principal Private Secretary (OHMPPS). This is the fourth year of the program, with the 2014 scholarship awarded to Sorranart Rattanarojmongkol. As part of his scholarship, Mr Rattanarojmongkol receives 10 weeks of English... http://www.rmitenglishworldwide.com/news-thaischolarship.html