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Jun 09, 2014, 12:22 ET British Council Supporting Leadership Excellence in Singapore and APAC by Increasing Emotional Intelligence in Business and Education

Organizations around the world are turning to "emotional intelligence" as a toolset for leaders to become more effective with people. ...


Sep 24, 2013, 05:47 ET British Council Holds the First Education UK Exhibition (EDUKEX) in Jordan

29 universities from the United Kingdom and over 700 Jordanians participated in the first Education UK Exhibition (EDUKEX) in Jordan, organised...


Sep 17, 2013, 06:51 ET British Council Greece Launches New Website

Whether you want to learn or teach English, take an exam, study in the UK, have your education documents verified and translated, discover the...


Sep 16, 2013, 05:57 ET How Well Do You Know the UK?

British Council Poland  has prepared a quiz, "UK is OK", to test how well the Poles know the UK's history, culture, food, sport, music...


Mar 01, 2012, 23:00 ET British Council Conference to Raise Awareness on Women's Rights in Middle East and North Africa

This year, the British Council has chosen to mark International Women's Day by organising a conference followed by a series of workshops to learn...


Feb 23, 2011, 11:00 ET La Conferencia Internacional de Educación 'Going Global 2011' se inicia el 11 de marzo en Hong Kong

Mientras ciudades y estados nacionales luchan por salir de la recesión, los gobiernos de todo el mundo esperan que la educación superior...


Feb 23, 2011, 10:00 ET International Education Conference 'Going Global 2011' Opens on March 11 in Hong Kong

As city and nation states battle to emerge from recession, governments around the world expect higher education to play an important part in...


Feb 23, 2011, 08:00 ET Conferência Internacional de Educação 'Going Global 2011' Inicia-se dia 11 de Março em Hong Kong

Enquanto os países lutam para sair da recessão, os governos de todo o mundo acreditam que o ensino superior tem um papel importante para...


Feb 23, 2011, 07:39 ET Internationale Bildungskonferenz 'Going Global 2011' öffnet ihre Türen am 11. März in Hongkong

- Der British Council lädt anlässlich seiner fünften internationalen Bildungskonferenz Entscheidungsträger der...


Feb 23, 2011, 07:35 ET La conférence internationale sur l'éducation << Going Global 2011 >> s'ouvrira à Hong Kong le 11 mars

- Le British Council accueillera les décideurs académiques et les leaders industriels lors de sa cinquième conférence...


Feb 23, 2011, 04:00 ET La Conferencia de Educación Internacional 'Going Global 2011' comienza el 11 de marzo en Hong Kong

- El British Council acogerá a los responsables de política académica y a los líderes de la industria en su quinta...


May 21, 2008, 01:00 ET UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband, the British Council and New America Foundation Launch 'Transatlantic Network 2020'

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the British Council, the United Kingdom's cultural relations organization, launched a new...


May 13, 2008, 01:00 ET U.S. Student 'Climate Champions' to Meet With G8 Environmental Ministers in Kobe, Japan

KOBE, Japan, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Three California high school students will represent the United States at a youth summit alongside the...


Mar 19, 2008, 01:00 ET International Study Highlights Rifts in Transatlantic Relationship Yet Shows Americans and Europeans Want Closer Ties

BERLIN, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research commissioned by the British Council, the UK's international cultural relations...


Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET Award-Winning Play 'Black Watch' Debuts in New York

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The British Council, the UK's international organization for cultural relations, is partnering...


Sep 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Award-Winning Play Black Watch Makes American Debut

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The British Council, the UK's international organization for cultural relations, is partnering...


Sep 17, 2007, 01:00 ET British Council and Los Angeles Area Universities Partner to Host Transatlantic Dialogues

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The British Council, the UK's international organization for cultural relations, will partner...