Education and Training

Education & Training

E.L.I.Holdings' subsidiary ELM Education has been focused on promoting UK education and training in China since the late 1990s.

ELM Education

ELM Education academic programs, such as the International Foundation, Cambridge A-level programs, AP or IB curriculum programs are run in partnership with key local high schools in China. The ELM Foundation program at Beijing No. 80 High School, a prominent Beijing high school, has been running since 2004 and has a track-record of producing high quality, motivated, and culturally aware students. Working directly with UK universities and consortiums, the program has sent students directly into top universities in the UK, US, Canada, Australia and other destinations abroad.

In order to help support the development of the Chinese education system, ELM Education also provides high quality teacher training programs in partnership with Hertford College at Oxford University (UK). This elite program sends Chinese teachers to Oxford University for two or three weeks of training and cultural exchanges. This bespoke program focuses on exchanging ideas, developing new skills and exploring the differences in pedagogy between China and the UK. Teachers return to their classrooms re-energized, with a better understanding about how to support their students to be more competitive in an international educational environment.

Using our facilities located adjacent to Kelly College in Tavistock, UK, and at the new 5-star Genting Secret Garden Resort located 200km outside of Beijing, ELM runs summer adventure/language camps that deliver outstanding outdoor training and language courses to Chinese and foreign students ensuring personal development through a wide range of outdoor activities. Students return from the camps with more self-confidence, better language skills, a respect for risk taking and adventure and a deeper understanding of other cultures.

ELM Education also provides elite VIP tutoring, mentoring and coaching for Oxbridge profile students. Using elite Oxbridge and Ivy League graduates as personal tutors ELM provides, not only tutoring on academic subjects, but also the coaching and mentoring that so many young people need in order to compete at the top level internationally.

ELM continues to seek partners and opportunities that support our vision of being the leader in providing high-quality, international education products and services to students and parents in China.

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UK Thames Education

UK Thames Education Ltd. is a professional educational consultancy agency. It aims to design tailored international educational programmes for studnets’ individual  developmental stages. The agency has a top professional team that provides its clients with quality service, helping international students apply for UK universities and entry clearances,  assisting them with their aspiration to study abroad, choosing the most suitable educational programme for them, and helping them to avoid the lengthy application process, so that the students can be successfully enrolled into their chosen universities. Apart from the consultancy service regarding studying abroad and visa application, the agency also takes the opportunity to help its clients with their long-term career development. 

The Headquarter of UK Thames Education is located in London, where many world top universities can be found. UK Thames Education also has offices in Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou, providing the domestic students in China with an easier and faster application process. UK Thames Education officially merged with ELM Education in April 2014, now known as UKTEL & ELM. ELM Education is one of the maturest international education management and service agency in China. It is devoted to introducing high-quality international educational resources, and providing advanced application service for world top universities. It is also an excellent platform for cross-culture communication and cooperation. The company is owned by the E.L.I.Holdings, founded in 1991. ELM Education takes ‘integrity’ as its principle and ‘enterprising spirit’ as its attitude. Its goal and pursuit can be summarised into one saying: "It takes ten years to grow trees but a hundred years to rear people". With good global reputation and international experience, ELM Education has successfully introduced, designed and managed various international educational programmes for many outstanding high schools and universities in China. It has long-term close working relationships with world top universities such as Oxford, Cambridge as well as the Ivy League universities, providing studying abroad consultancy service and international exchange opportunities for Chinese students. ELM Education also stresses teacher training, taking the initiatives to build international platforms for teacher development. 

After the merge, the company continues to provide high-quality studying abroad service for thousands of students, working towards cultivating international top talents and striving to push forward the all-round development of education and teaching in China. 

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