Students at graduation

5 reasons to study @ EC Cape Town

Do you need to do exam preparation? Are you looking for a unique Language and Travel experience? Then look no further. EC Cape Town offers both – a multi-cultural city and superior English language teaching. If you are not convinced, here are our 5 top reasons to study in Cape Town   1. State-of-the art teaching tools in a modern and vibrant classroom environment 2. All levels Beginner to exam courses such. Come and do your IELTS preparation in Cape Town 3. A selection of accommodation such as the student residence or Homestay in Cape Town city centre 4. EC Cape Town is the registered exam centre for all Cambridge exam courses 5. Sunset from Table Mountain or one of the many beaches the city has to offer All that’s left to say is… see you soon!

Una will be missed by us all. She was a teacher in a million!

The classiest teacher…. at EC Cape Town

This year we have had to say goodbye to a few staff members who were not only an important part of EC Cape Town but also friends and mentors. One of the most loved admired teachers must be Una.   Una started her career in education at Roggebaai Teacher’s College and when it closed she joined Boston College. In 2006, EC took over the building and Una joined the team at EC Cape Town. When I spoke to Una on her last day about all her experiences and changes she has seen over the years, she could only speak of all the good times and the joy she has in her heart for EC. She told me about the friendliness of the staff and the supportive atmosphere which made her teaching days so worthwhile.   Anybody who knows Una, will tell you she lived for her students and although she was strict at times, they all understood she wanted them to succeed and for this they loved her. Una told me how much her students had taught her, not just about their country and culture but also how to be a better teacher. One of her highlights, she says, was going out on excursions with her students and showing them the city or getting something to eat.Another was getting them to talk – this was a challenge as Una was the Beginner level teacher for many years and became our expert. She mentions that getting them to ask questions and seeing them grow in confidence made her the happiest teacher. Her message to students is this: Follow your dreams and never give up. Challenge yourself so that you can build character. Be humble and accept when there is nothing you can do about the situation, but do what you can” To … Read more