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Education Scotland Rates Kaplan Edinburgh as the Country's Best Language School


LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2012) -

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Kaplan International Colleges has had their Edinburgh College rated as the current best language school in Scotland.

Education Scotland, an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government, gave Kaplan Edinburgh the best score in the country in its private further education and English language schools inspection report.

Kaplan's language school in Edinburgh received the best overall score so far out of seven colleges in the country from Education Scotland, which is tasked with improving the quality of the country's education system.

The report, which took place in July 2012, stated:

Kaplan International College Edinburgh is effective:

-- Learners are progressing well and achieving relevant, high quality

-- The college has in place high quality learning and teaching processes;

-- The college has in place effective leadership for learning and teaching
and quality culture.

Rachele Walker, Principal at Kaplan International College Edinburgh, said: "This recent recognition of the dedication and drive of the Edinburgh staff to ensure an experience of a lifetime for all our students is well deserved praise.

"Providing excellent customer services is at the heart of Kaplan. We put students first and this is felt from the moment they decide to study with us to the last day of their course and beyond. At the Edinburgh College students are assured of a warm Scottish welcome!"

It has been a busy year for Kaplan Edinburgh as it recently became the city's largest adult learning center in one location after a refurbishment which saw the college increase in size from seven classrooms to twenty.

One of Kaplan's unique and popular English courses teaches international students arts-related English during the Edinburgh Festival, combining attendance at Festival events with discussions of performances using specific vocabulary and writing reviews.

About Kaplan International Colleges

Kaplan International Colleges is part of Kaplan, Inc., an international education services provider offering higher education, professional training, and test preparation. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).

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