JOHOR BAHRU, 28th JUNE 2015 – In a special presentation organised by the Ministry of Education, ELS was awarded the prestigious 5-Star Quality Standards Award for Private Education Institutions (SKIPS). The award was presented to ELS Centre Director, Ms. Chee Yun Wah, by the Director of the Education, Department of the State of Johor, Tuan Hj. Aminudin Bin Adam. Also present were Ms. Tan Soon Lan, Centre Manager of ELS Johor Bahru and Ms. Terri Dunphy, ELS Senior Instructor. The award is accorded based on the Ministry’s assessment of 10 criteria including Establishment and Registration, Institutional Management, Curriculum Management, Teaching and Learning, Assessment / Examination Management, Teachers’ Management and Development, Discipline, Standards, Cleanliness and Cheerfulness, and International Teaching Management. The Ministry of Education’s 5-Star rating is the highest available and is awarded to institutions with especially high results (90 -100%). The SKIPS award reaffirms ELS as one of the best English language centres in Johor and in the country.