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WELCOME TO BEO

BREAKING NEWS!
CONTENTS
Are you looking to challenge your students
to achieve their full potential? Would you 4 What is BEO?
like your students to be part of the great 5 International Experience
British educational heritage? If so, there’s 6 The BEO Events
no time to lose! 7 Competition Events
9 Sample Structure
BEO World and Oxford International Education 10 Cultural Programme
Group are extremely proud and excited to announce 11 Accommodation
yet another sensational year of our academic 18 Why Choose BEO?
competitions. We continuously make every 19 Winners
effort to improve and update all elements of the 20 Sample Itinerary
competition in order to foster an environment of 21 Joining BEO
high expectations in which students are challenged 22 BEO Preparation
to reach their maximum potential. With 27 years of 23 Programme Overview
teaching English as a foreign language behind us, we 24 Travel Planning and Booking
are pleased to say that we have more schools and 25 Fee Transfers and Payments
countries on board than ever before. 26 Additional Excursions
30 Beo World Ambassadors
Embarking on this journey of a lifetime with us is not 32 OTCC / English Village
only an opportunity but also a chance to give students 33 BEO Boost
an experience like no other: to increase the stakes and 35 Contact
rise to the occasion, whilst making lifelong friends and
connections in a truly unforgettable environment.

BEO World and the Oxford International Education Group would


like to welcome you to this amazing journey which will be one
of our most exciting years yet.

With warmest regards,


The BEO World and OIEG Team
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WHAT IS BEO? INTERNATIONAL The 2020 competition is set to be the most challenging yet, with more
countries participating and higher levels of English than ever before. At

EXPERIENCE
present, we have schools representing:

The British English Olympics (BEO) is an academic olympiad


organised by the Oxford International Education Group (OIEG). 17
OIEG is accredited by the British Council and has run a wide range 15 26
of English Language programmes, catering for over 250,000 23 24 18 25
international students from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin 19
America in the past 27 years.

BEO is the most prestigious English olympiad running worldwide and


attracts the best bilingual schools from all corners of the globe. This
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once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is guaranteed to provide students 16
with new pathways and ideas for the future.
STUDENT 13
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The British English Olympics (BEO) offers a chance for ambitious


international students and schools to put themselves to the test in a NETWORKING 1
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series of academic and problem-solving challenges – while visiting


the UK, learning about British culture and history, and making friends 2 4
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with other students from all over the world. 5 6

INTEGRATED 9
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LANGUAGE 10
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LEARNING 12
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CULTURAL
IMMERSION
1. Mexico 2.Guatemala 3.El Salvador 4.Honduras 5.Costa Rica 6.Panama 7.Colombia 8.Venezuela 9.Ecuador 10.Peru

11.Brazil 12.Chile 13.Portugal 14.Spain 15.Italy 16.Slovenia 17.Bulgaria 18.Armenia 19.Ukraine 20.Russia

21.Mongolia 22.China 23.Greece 24.Turkey 25.India 26.Romania 27.Argentina 28.Uruguay 29.Paraguay 30.Puerto Rico
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THE BEO COMPETITION
EVENTS EVENTS
The aim of BEO is to further the knowledge and BEO DEBATE 3.0
understanding of the English language through
practical means, whilst students develop skills Teams are assigned a position to defend in a debate
in leadership, public speaking, team building related to the competition theme.
and time management – all key areas that they
will require to become leaders in their chosen
fields in the future. BEO IMPROVISATION
CHALLENGE
Whilst winning remains important, the spirit of BEO is
that each and every student should be encouraged to Students will be tested on their creativity and
be the best that they can be. The competition is broken ingenuity, using limited resources to achieve the goal of
down into a series of challenges, which are assessed the task. Teams will be briefed on the task on the day
and graded by a select panel of judges. of the challenge.

BEO KEYNOTE PRESENTATION


Teams will engage with the competition theme at a deeper
level in this challenge, researching an assigned topic which
*The competition theme and projects can change every year, always they will present to other teams that are participating in the UK.
focusing on global issues.

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COMPETITION SAMPLE STRUCTURE OF
EVENTS COMPETITION
AS THE CONTEST MOVES FORWARD, THE WINNERS REMAIN...
BEO MYSTERY CHALLENGE
UNTIL ONLY ONE SCHOOL IS LEFT.
Teams will be challenged on a creative as well as linguistic level, past
Mystery Challenges have included building bridges, towers, planes
and monuments.

BEO COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT


Teams must represent a given country at an imaginary international travel
fair - with the aim of raising interest and attracting visitors to that part
of the world!

BEO DRAMA FESTIVAL


Teams must write a script based on the theme of the competition, which
they will prepare prior to travelling to the UK.
The top 8 schools will enter the semi-final.

BEO SONG CONTEST


SEMI-FINALS FINALS
Teams must choose a contemporary song and then write their own lyrics
to the melody of the piece. Their new song is then performed a cappella The top schools from each campus compete The top schools from each semi-final group compete
during the competition. against another campus in best presentation plus in a Debate 3.0 and a Mystery Event.
a mystery presentation.

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CULTURAL
PROGRAMME
Alongside the academic challenges, the BEO experience
also provides students with a fantastic recreational
programme that includes excursions and extensive
on-site activities. BEO provides your students with the
opportunity to experience and visit many of the major
attractions in the UK, with visits to London, Oxford and
Brighton, among others. ACCOMMODATION
We host our competition at some of the best private
boarding schools in England.

Accommodation is a combination of single, twin and four-bedded rooms


DESTINATIONS: LONDON NOTABLE SITES: MUSEUMS: in fully equipped purpose-built dormitories with large common rooms. All
ATTRACTIONS: meals will be provided on campus, including very British food. All sites are
London Trafalgar Square The British highly secure, with combination codes to access dormitories, patrolling
Big Ben and the Museum security, as well as CCTV. BEO and OIEG staff are housed in the same
Oxford or UK Houses of Oxford Street buildings as students, and are available 24/7 should any issues arise.
Cambridge Parliament The National
Leicester Square Gallery
Brighton and/or Buckingham ON-SITE ACTIVITIES CAN INCLUDE:
Stratford- Palace The London Eye
upon-Avon (depending on weather and availability)
The Tower of Tower Bridge
London Swimming Volleyball Rounders Disco Night

Westminster Football Dance Arts & Crafts Talent Show


Abbey
Tennis Basketball Karaoke
AND MUCH MORE...
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CHRIST’S
HOSPITAL
SCHOOL,
Outstanding historic dining hall that Purpose-built replica of
has an incredible likeness to the Shakespeare’s Globe theatre
hall seen at Hogwarts for performances

HORSHAM
From the moment you arrive you’ll see that Christ’s
Hospital is a very special place.

As well as sweeping sports fields, there are a range of architecturally


beautiful buildings designed in part by Sir Christopher Wren, the architect Student common areas have Classrooms are purpose-built with
of St Paul’s Cathedral. satellite TV and DVD access SMART boards

www.christs-hospital.org.uk

Sports facilities include over 100 acres of grounds with


tennis courts, football pitches and a swimming pool

ACCOMMODATION GETTING THERE


Students will stay in double or London Heathrow (LHR): 1 hour
quadruple rooms. London Gatwick (LGW): 30 minutes
London Stansted (STN): 2 hours

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ARDINGLY
COLLEGE Beautiful main Well-equipped sports
Ardingly was founded in 1858 and hall and and leisure facilities
occupies a 420-acre site located in an area performance spaces
of outstanding natural beauty in West
Sussex. This stunning school is set against
the idyllic backdrop of
a large lake and rolling countryside.

www.ardingly.com

Swimming pool and


large gymnasium

ACCOMMODATION GETTING THERE


Students will stay London Heathrow
in double or (LHR): 1 hour
quadruple rooms. London Gatwick
(LGW): 30 minutes
London Stansted
(STN): 2 hours

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BRADFIELD
COLLEGE
Purpose-built theatre and Beautiful outdoor Greek
performance space amphitheatre

Bradfield College dates from the 19th


century and occupies its own village in
the Berkshire countryside – including a
beautiful Anglican church where Kate
Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge,
was baptised. A stunning Anglican church Recently built music school
on campus
www.bradfieldcollege.org.uk

Sports facilities include a swimming pool and


AstroTurf pitches

ACCOMMODATION GETTING THERE


Students stay in single-sex London Heathrow (LHR): 90 minutes
boarding houses that are close to London Gatwick (LGW): 2 hours
the classrooms and dining hall. London Stansted (STN): 3 hours

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WHY CHOOSE BEO? WINNERS
FOR STUDENTS:

Improve your use Develop the Build greater


of English in ability to express knowledge and
real-life situations your academic understanding of
knowledge other cultures
2009 2011 2013 2015 2017
Colegio Colegio Kodaikanal
Instituto Jean
Colegio Argos Americano Americano International
Piaget del Rio
del Pacífico del Pacífico School, India
Get a head Improve your Develop key
start on future critical thinking, skills such as
international analytical leadership, Liceo Ibero Colegio U.E Colegio Colegio Mater
academic and problem- public speaking,
Mexicano de Americano de Los Campitos, Salvatoris de
opportunities solving skills team-building,
negotiation,
Acapulco Mexicali Venezuela Caracas
and debating
2010 2012 2014 2016
FOR TEACHERS:

Share Promote Increase the


knowledge with international profile of your
other schools partnerships and school– both
exchanges regionally and
internationally
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SAMPLE ITINERARY
JOINING BEO
Opening Ceremony Full Day Excursion On-site Sports Grand Final
Day Day Day Day
1 Skills Workshops 5 9 BEO Drama Festival 13 Sports and
Film Night
Welcome Party Theatre Performance
RECEIPT OF INTERVIEW WITH SCHOOL
INFORMATION A BEO WORLD ACCEPTANCE AND
REPRESENTATIVE REGISTRATION
Interschool BEO Debate 3.0 Full Day in Oxford Awards Ceremony
Day Challenge Day Day Day
2 6 BEO Song Contest 10 Announcement 14 Full Day in London
BEO Mystery of Results and
Challenge Disco Night Finalists Graduation Party

Talent Show

Day Full Day Excursion Day Full Day Excursion Day Full Day in Brighton
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Karaoke Night

STUDENT
SELECTION OF PARENT ENROLMENT AND
Keynote BEO Improvisation Semi-Finals plus BEO STUDENTS MEETINGS SUBMISSION OF
Presentation Challenge Workshops INFORMATION
Day Day Day
4 BEO Mystery 8 BEO Country 12 West End Musical
Challenge Spotlight

Karaoke Night Talent Show

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BEO PREPARATION PROGRAMME
In order to obtain the best possible score at BEO, you should schedule
a good preparation programme for your students. We suggest that you
spend at least 40 training hours with them, but it of course remains up to
OVERVIEW
each individual school how long they spend preparing for the programme.
BEO INCLUDES:
Your students will have to prepare all projects and presentations
before their arrival.
• Enrolment fee
*Schools will receive guidelines for every competition • Event programme
• Materials, certificate of participation and commemorative medal
• Accommodation in a prestigious British boarding school
• Three meals a day on campus
• All airport transfers in the UK
• All local transport
• All related taxes
• Admission to historical sites and museums
• Three full day excursions to London
• Two day excursions to Oxford or Cambridge and Brighton or Windsor,
among others
• Varied evening activity programme
• One free teacher per 12 students

The programme also includes medical insurance –should any students


suffer any illness or injury, they are completely covered. A Spanish/
English speaking doctor will be based at each BEO centre and will be on
call 24 hours a day.

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TRAVEL PLANNING FEE TRANSFERS AND PAYMENTS
AND BOOKING
As soon as you receive your school’s acceptance to BEO, you may
immediately proceed with travel planning and booking. BEO 2020 will
take place during the Easter holidays, and exact dates are announced
during the preparation process.

If you or any of your students are from a country which requires a visa Deposit Banamex Bank International Transfers Transfer Account in London Payment by Credit Card
to enter the UK, your BEO representative can provide advice and support (USD Dollars Account)
to help with the visa process.
As soon as we receive the school BENEFICIARY: BEO Education and BENEFICIARY: Oxford International VISA
BEO will arrange your flights! registration form, you will receive Travel SA de CV. Education Group MASTER CARD
a school reference number with BANAMEX BANK Natwest Bank AMERICAN EXPRESS
which you will be able to make ACCOUNT No. 9001934 2 Greenwich Church Street, London
your payments to Banamex Bank. SORT CODE: 4116 SE10 9BQ *Europe, Asia, Central and South
IBAN No.: 002180411690019345 ACCOUNT No. 7367 2157 American countries, please
This option only applies to schools SWIFT CODE: BNMXMXMM SORT CODE: 60 09 16 consult with your adviser about
in Mexico. IBAN No.: GB76 NWBK our different payment options
This option applies to schools in SWIFT CODE: NWBK GB 2L through PayPal, credit card and
WHY BOOK FLIGHTS WITH BEO? Latin America. 60091 67367 2157 international transfers

*For every 12 students, one teacher travels free of charge


Teacher fee information
*The entire school will be booked on the same flight as the teacher
Remember, for every 12 students enrolled, a group leader travels free of charge. If you enrol 20 students in the programme, you can send two
*BEO is in charge of all organisation and logistics and will endeavour to group leaders for free! If you do not have 20 students but wish to send a second teacher, please contact your BEO representative for more
find the most convenient flights for your school information on our rates.

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PRAGUE
ADDITIONAL Nicknamed the “City of a Hundred Spires”, the capital of the Czech Republic

EXCURSIONS
has a history that dates back over 1100 years. Prague boasts some of the
most pristine and varied architecture in the world, from the Gothic and
Baroque of its Castle and Old Town Square, to the Neoclassical and ultra-
modern of its many museums and galleries. A favourite location for film
directors and historians alike, Prague provides a cultural experience
Enjoy 6 cultural days in the most beautiful like no other.
cities of Europe

VIENNA
PARIS
Dominated by the stunning Baroque architecture of its Museum
With one of the most iconic skylines, Paris is the heart Quarter, the capital city of Austria is emblematic of the wealth and
and capital city of France. Overflowing with cultural splendour of the Hapsburg monarchy. Nicknamed the “City of Music”,
heritage and history, Paris is home to many world- Vienna has served as inspiration for some of the greatest musical
famous attractions such as: the Louvre Museum, masters of our time, including Mozart and Haydn, and remains the final
Notre Dame Cathedral, the Champs Élysées, the Arc de resting place of the composer Ludwig Van Beethoven. Home to a rich
Triomphe and, of course, the Eiffel Tower. variety of theatres, opera houses and museums, there is no shortage of
attractions to see in this truly picturesque city.

MUNICH
One of the fastest-growing and most prosperous cities
in the world, Munich is a European centre of art,
culture and technological innovation. The city’s
many museums and royal avenues celebrate the
proud traditions and history of Bavaria, and its
theatres and opera houses have produced some
of the greatest composers of our time, including
Wagner and Strauss. Imperial residences,
opulent gardens and rich local delicacies –
Munich is a city that delights all senses.

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WINNERS 2018

WINNERS INSTITUTO MODERNO


2018 AMERICANO
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GENERATION 2019

“LEAD, COMMIT AND INSPIRE”

What is a BEO World Ambassador? REQUIREMENTS:

As a BEO World Ambassador you will represent BEO World and • Minimum age of 17 when submitting the application
Ale Alejandro Ani Caro Ceci Christoph Diego Gaby visit the schools in your area, where you will share the experience • Must be available for BEO World Ambassador duties for a minimum of
you had in one of our programmes. 8 hours during the week (Monday-Friday)
• Must be available to attend school visits and talks
BEO Ambassadors will receive: • Must have a letter of recommendation from your accompanying BEO
World teacher (e.g. from WEE, BEO or Masters).
• An international English language certificate
• A letter of recommendation and a certificate of Professional Practice If you meet all the requirements above, please send us a video
• Fantastic first work experience of yourself explaining why you would make an outstanding
BEO World Ambassador.
Gladys Hernan Javier Kenny Lau Manuela Mateo Mau
AND MOST EXCITING, IF YOU If you meet all the requirements above, please send us a video
of yourself explaining why you would make an outstanding BEO
FULFIL YOUR GOAL YOU’LL World Ambassador.

GET TO… TRAVEL TO ENGLAND Additionally, send an updated CV and completed BEO
World Ambassador application form to the following e-mail:
AS A TRAINEE! paulina@beoeducation.co.uk.

Nathaly Ori Pepe Prince Sofi Tommy


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THE OXFORD ENGLISH VILLAGE
TUTORIAL COLLEGE English Village is an online English platform for schools,
which is made by Oxford International and Oxford

CERTIFICATE Education. Designed as an educational tool for English


language teaching, it offers students the opportunity
to improve their grammar, reading and listening
Join our network!
comprehension skills through a series of carefully
The Oxford Tutorial College Certificate (The Oxford designed lessons over a 36-week period. BEO BOOST IS A PLATFORM SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED SO THAT YOU CAN
TCC) provides a certified qualification of achievement ENJOY YOUR EXPERIENCE DURING YOUR PREPARATION FOR BEO WORLD.
and participation in the English language. In
accordance with the CEFR, The Oxford TCC identifies The learning materials are created
the language skills that the learner currently has. by an academic team from “36 weeks to Can you imagine being able to interact with and get to know all of the students
London supported by regional that will attend the competitions from all over the world?
consultants, who work to make improve your
Join and give your experience a BOOST
All grades are split into three main levels, starting with basic users sure the platform complements
(A1 and A2), followed by independent users (B1 and B2), as well as English teaching in participating English. 36 steps
proficient users (C1 and C2). The Oxford TCC assesses all areas of schools and universities. The
language learning, including reading and listening comprehension, use syllabus is based around relevant for a better you”
of language, speaking and writing. and interesting topics, from Also follow us on our social media accounts to find out about all the surprises
current affairs, entertainment, we have for you!
Each candidate will receive a certificate according to the results of environment, science and
their exam. This not only gives them a tool to measure their English technology, to sports and fashion. It
language level, but also a competitive advantage over their peers. is specifically designed according to
Whether they are in school, university or the workplace, candidates the Common European Framework
will find this a very useful certification, as it provides them with an of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
additional level of prestige and proof of linguistic ability. levels from A1 all the way to C2.

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COMPETE FOR Headquarters in
Latin America:
Headquarters in Europe:

YOUR SCHOOL IN Office in Mexico


Av. Santa Fe # 505 Nivel 8 Int. 801 Col. Cruz
Office in London
259 Greenwich High Road. Greenwich,

ENGLAND
Manca. Cuajimalpa de Morelos 05349 London SE108NB
Tel: +52 (55) 4336 0982 Tel: +44 20 8293 1188
Contact: Nicole Lund Contact: Gary Palmer
E-mail: nicole@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: gpalmer@oxfordinternational.com

Contact in Central America Contact in South America Contact in South America Contact in Brazil:
and the Caribbean: (Colombia, Venezuela & (Peru, Chile, Argentina,
Ecuador): Uruguay & Paraguay):

Contact: Carmen Santiago Contact: Kathleen Cobo Bende Contact: Amador Jorge Villanueva Contact: Liliana Álvarez Flórez
Cel: +52 1 (55) 6542 3662 Cel: (+52) 1 55 1954 8934 Cel: (+51) 977 778 739 Cel: (+52) 1 55 1197 0797
E-mail: carmen@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: kathleen@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: jorge@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: liliana@beoeducation.co.uk

Contact in Spain & Contact in Central & Contact in Asia &


North Africa Eastern Europe: Middle East

Contact: Fernando Cardona Salvador Contact: Enrique Govea Obregón Contact: Enrique Govea Obregón
Cel: (+52) 1 55 5106 0424 Cel: (+52) 1 55 3796 8601 Cel: (+52) 1 55 3796 8601
E-mail: fernando@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: enrique@beoeducation.co.uk E-mail: enrique@beoeducation.co.uk

www.beo-world.org

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