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Dec 20, 2017, 10:20 ET British Council Awards Grants for Bridging Voices Addressing the Role of Religion on Culture and Policy

Bridging Voices brings together transatlantic academics and policymakers to share expertise on topics related to religion and international...


Dec 07, 2017, 07:10 ET Les échanges académiques sino-britanniques font évoluer l'évaluation de l'anglais

Le British Council, l'expert mondial majeur de l'enseignement et de l'évaluation de la langue anglaise, et le National Education Examinations...


Dec 06, 2017, 19:17 ET Los intercambios académicos entre China y Reino Unido dan un paso adelante en la evaluación del inglés

El 2 de diciembre, el British Council, el experto a nivel mundial en enseñanza y evaluación del inglés, y la Autoridad Nacional de Exámenes de...


Dec 06, 2017, 11:22 ET Chinesisch-britischer akademischer Austausch macht Fortschritte bei der Beurteilung von Englischkenntnissen

Das British Council, der weltweit führende Experte für Englischunterricht und -beurteilung, und Chinas National Education Examinations Authority...


Dec 06, 2017, 11:22 ET Los intercambios académicos sino-británicos dan otro paso adelante en la evaluación del inglés

El British Council, el experto líder global en enseñanza y evaluación de idioma inglés, y la Autoridad Nacional de Exámenes Educativos (National...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:40 ET Intercâmbios acadêmicos sino-britânicos avançam na avaliação da língua inglesa

O Conselho Britânico, líder global especializado no ensino e avaliação da língua inglesa e a Autoridade de Exames Educacionais Nacionais...


Dec 06, 2017, 02:27 ET Sino-British Academic Exchanges Take Step Forward in English Assessment

British Council, the global leading expert in English language teaching and assessment, and China's National Education Examinations...


Nov 02, 2017, 09:00 ET American Future Leaders Connect in London and Walk for Peace with World Leaders

Four American young leaders joined 46 others from around the world to participate in Future Leaders Connect, a British Council program. While in...


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...