protected area for teachers, approved venues and LCCI centres

GLOBAL INPUT – LCCI IQ Reps for Balkans are organizing 2nd International Competition in English Language.

The competition is open to students 10 – 19 years old from schools in Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Students wishing to participate will take tests at either closest registered LCCI centre or in one of the competition approved venues.


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FROM 07.04.2014

hippo competition results available HERE


Super finals in Jesolo - Italy


First round of the competition.


HIPPO 2014 candidate registration END date.



Education Development International (EDI) is a leading provider of education and training qualifications, and assessment services.

In the UK, EDI is accredited by the Government to award a wide range of vocational qualifications, including Apprenticeships and Employability. EDI’s expertise is in quality assuring work-based training programmes working closely with employers, and over 1500 private training providers and further education colleges.

Internationally, EDI trades under the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) brand and offers a range of business and English language qualifications which have a history that can be traced back to 1887. LCCI International Qualifications are widely used in South East Asia and over 100 countries around the world.

In June 2011 EDI was acquired by  Pearson, the world’s leading learning company providing education and assessment services in over 70 countries. Every part of the Pearson family is connected to learning and all of them demonstrate our commitment to the very highest standards of learning around the world. In Pearson UK, names like Edexcel, Longman, Heineman and BTEC combine 150 years of experience with resources and technology that support every learner.  

With the addition of EDI’s complementary capabilities, Pearson is better equipped than ever to provide the highest levels of support to work-based learning providers and learners in the UK.


For more information, please visit www.ediplc.com or www.lcci.org.uk.

GLOBAL INPUT   is the Italian and Central Eastern European Countries representative for the EDI – LCCI International Qualifications. The company is based in Rome, Italy with a representative office in Niš, Serbia and has been operating since 2001 as a company recognised in the fields of teacher training, educational services, English language competitions, etc.

For more information, please visit www.lcci.it, www.lccibalkans.net and www.lccicroatia.com.

GLOBAL HIPPO is a non-profit organisation founded in 2012 with the purpose of promoting the importance of English language knowledge and bringing together children from different countries . The first English language competition organised by GLOBAL HIPPO ASSOCIATION was held in 2013, with about 5,000 participants from 6 countries and 43 finalists . The competition is run by GLOBAL HIPPO staff , experienced in organising and running language competitions . This year , we are bringing you a new improved Hippo competition and we are inviting you to become part of our GLOBAL HIPPO family !