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Aug 20, 2014, 17:41 ET

British-American Business Council Announces 2014 Business Awards Finalists

 The British-American Business Council Houston (BABC) and presenting sponsor United Airlines announced Monday the finalists in the 5th Annual...

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. ...

Dec 12, 2013, 19:49 ET

British American Business Council Los Angeles to Host 54th Annual Christmas Luncheon at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows Resort

British American Business Council Los Angeles (BABC LA) is hosting their 54th Annual Christmas Luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica on...

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...

Feb 14, 2013, 08:35 ET

Tamil Groups Welcome UN Rights Chief's Call for Independent International Investigation in Sri Lanka

The British Tamils Forum, the Canadian Tamil Congress, and United States Tamil Political Action Council acknowledge the Report by the Office of the...

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...

Nov 23, 2011, 07:24 ET

British Council Conference Addresses Women's Rights in Middle East and North Africa

Influencers and decision-makers from across the Middle East and North Africa will discuss the unprecedented opportunity to improve women's rights...

Mar 28, 2011, 16:48 ET

Neil Stiles of Variety: The Trials and Tribulations of the Publishing World

A BABC Distinguished Speaker Breakfast Series Event The British American Business Council Los Angeles will present Neil Stiles, President of...

Mar 21, 2011, 11:08 ET

Excellence: How Red Bull Manages Its High Performance Program For Athletes

The British American Business Council Los Angeles will present Dr. Andy Walshe, Director of High-Performance for the Global Athlete Development...

Mar 13, 2011, 07:58 ET

IELTS Breaks the 1.5 Million Tests Mark

IELTS has cemented its position as the world's most popular high stakes English language test with latest figures revealing a record 1.5 million...

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...

Jan 31, 2011, 08:56 ET

Pioneering British Council Gulf Stage Project Creates First Global Online Audience for Arabic Theatre

An innovative collaboration spearheaded by the British Council breaks new ground today by bringing Arabic performances to a global audience online...

Dec 14, 2009, 02:00 ET

British Council Launches International Conference on "Quality in Skills Education and Workforce Development" in the Arab World

Over one hundred participants, representing the vocational industry from the Arab World and the UK, will take part in a conference organised by The...