Learning a language out of the (pandemic) box


We seem to be living new and different times that require adaptation and flexibility from all of us, learning new skills and finding ways to stay positively and constructively connected…

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Best way to learn a new language?

Do you want to learn a new language? How do you choose a learning method that is best for you? Different systems, techniques, duration and costs, a private teacher or a language school? At home or abroad?

We explore some options for you…

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Special Award 2019, Patricia C Prada Jimenez

I am honoured and deeply grateful to be the recipient of this Special Award; ‘Distinción Mujer Destacada en la Cultura 2019 y Mención Especial’…

“In recognition of your outstanding dedication through concrete actions that are beneficial and inspiring for the community. For your participation in the fight for equal opportunities and the defence of women’s human rights within the framework of cultural diversity. We appreciate your continuity in such fruitful work towards the construction of a common and collective project of friendly coexistence, peace and justice, values we strive for at the Latin American Women’s Forum. Congratulations for your valuable contribution to the transformation of the world.” LAF, December 2019

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A reading tour to Argentine Literature in 15 books

For those who arrive in Buenos Aires and wish to take home a good compilation of Argentinian literature… With a strong literary tradition, Argentina has produced some of the most famous authors in the world, which creates a small problem for those curious about which titles to address first. The following list is a journey through Argentina´s life as well as an attempt to highlight the essential titles and authors of Argentine literature…

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Patricia C Prada Jimenez, Distinción Mujer Destacada en la Cultura

Con humildad y profundo agradecimiento he recibido la DISTINCIÓN MUJER DESTACADA EN LA CULTURA 2019 y MENCIÓN ESPECIAL, otorgada por el Foro Femenino Latinoamericano.

Siempre trabajando por la Educación y la Cultura, con el apoyo de aquellos que también dedican su esfuerzo a la creación de oportunidades educativas y el desarrollo profesional para todos en Latinoamérica y el mundo entero, y especialmente desde el año 2013 con la creación de elephant Minds y la Fundación que lleva su nombre, aportando mi granito de arena… Es un honor aceptar este premio y comprometerme con aun mayor empeño a contribuir en pos de sociedades fundadas en el respeto y la igualdad de oportunidades.

Patricia C Prada Jimenez, Fundadora y Directora

elephant Minds & The Elephant Minds Foundation


Foro Femenino Latinoamericano…

Study Abroad Programmes 2020

Join us next summer and study English in UK, we take sunny days in the garden very seriously, or do we? We work hard but also have fun. Booking now for 2020; Academic English, Cambridge Exams, Business English, English for Law, Banking and Finance, Communication Skills, and much more…in London, Brighton, Oxford, Manchester… get in touch for more information or continue reading here.

War, Education and the Immigrants Museum in Argentina

Our latest Blog in our series Museums and Education by Alcira Antonia Cufré, multiple award winner writer. “They hide the pain of humanity or its work left by their passage on this world. The Immigrants Museum of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was built in its port and housed thousands of desperate immigrants who arrived during the great World Wars…”

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Our very own London Tour Guide!

Maggie Hawkes joins the elephant Minds team, what a treat! With vast experience in the travel industry and having lived in the city for many years, Maggie has a wealth of knowledge in everything in and around LONDON. In the most fascinating, historic and cosmopolitan city in the world; museums, art galleries, pubs, cafes, restaurants, auction houses, markets, historic manors, parks, shops, and much more. You name it, she’ll take you there and tell you all about it. If you are taking part in any one of our Language Programmes, Teacher Training Courses, Skills Development, or simply visiting the country do get in touch and book a tour with us. History, culture, traditions, cuisine, fashion, trends…we’ll share it all. This is Maggie’s story

Some of our Tours in London

Elephant Minds Foundation welcomes Yohei Ohashi

We are delighted to have Yohei Ohashi as part of the Team supporting the work of The Elephant Minds Foundation around the world. We are grateful for anyone who generously works for those whose challenging circumstances limit their Education and career prospects. This is Yohei’s story in Japan and in England