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British Council organises Pre-Departure briefing in Mumbai

Session to provide critical information to students planning to study in the UK around visa, travel and accommodation Mumbai, Students going to the UK for further studies this year are invited to attend the British Council’s annual Pre-Departure Briefing Event. These sessions will provide an overview of what students can expect and advice about important

British Council awards 100 women Master’s Scholarships to thank India for 70 inspiring years

100 Indian women awarded scholarships at 44 British universities as part of 70 year celebrations     Mumbai, March 19, 2018: 100 Indian women have been awarded British Council 70th Anniversary Scholarships to mark the organisation’s 70th anniversary in India. The 70th Anniversary Scholarships, which are the first British Council scholarship programme solely for women,

Teacher Education Planning Handbook

Working together to support teachers’ continuing professional development   The Teacher Education Planning Handbook draws on our experience of designing and implementing large-scale in-service teacher education programmes along with our partners in India, South Asia and around the world. It provides practical advice, strategies, and contains examples of tools and processes to support the delivery

British Council collaborates with UCL Institute of Education on a new online course to develop the skills of teachers

The British Council and UCL Institute of Education, UK, have developed a free online course for teachers wanting to explore new ways of developing their skills and knowledge. Becoming a Better Teacher: Exploring Professional Development is a six-week course starting on 24 April 2017. This massive open online course (MOOC) available via the FutureLearn platform

The British Council celebrated the UK Alumni from India

New Delhi, 03 April, 2017: The British Council recently hosted the Education UK Awards 2017 to honour outstanding success in areas of Entrepreneurship, Professional Achievement, and Social Impact by 11 Indians who have graduated from UK higher education institutions. The winners were felicitated during a gala ceremony hosted in the presence of government dignitaries, industry

British Council announces innovative 6-week myEnglish online course

The British Council announced that it will launch the latest version of myEnglish online learning courses starting 25 March 2017 in Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru for adult learners. With student experience and learning outcomes at the core of course innovation, myEnglish is designed to help learners get a competitive edge and develop their communication and

British Council celebrates the spirit of Womanhood

  A day-long celebration to Connect, Inspire and be bold for change New Delhi; March 08, 2017: In the spirit of celebrating women in workforce, British Council is planning an entire day dedicated to women. On International Women’s Day – March 08, British Council will organise a Mela for NGOs working with women to showcase

British Council organised ‘Schools Week’ in New Delhi

Educationists and policymakers deliberated on stronger integration of core skills in classrooms New Delhi, 30 November: The British Council India today concluded its annual ‘Schools Week’ programme held at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel. This programme has been organised as an umbrella initiative that supports Connecting Classrooms, a global programme introduced in India in 2015.

British Council named “Brand of the Year” for Education

On September 22, the World Branding Forum announced the winners of its 2016 World Branding Awards at a prestigious ceremony at Kensington Palace in London. The British Council was recognised as “Brand of the Year” for the “Education – English language” category. From a nominated list of 2,600 brands from 35 countries, winners are selected

The British Council launches Education UK Alumni Awards 2017

Invites nominations for the third edition of the awards from fourteen countries including India   13 September 2016: British Council India launched the third year of Education UK Alumni Awards, a prestigious award celebrating outstanding achievements of the UK’s alumni in India. The platform will honour the outstanding achievements made by business professionals, entrepreneurs and