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In 2009, the British Council commissioned research into the English language teaching (ELT) markets in India and China and presented it at an event in London attended by over 120 contacts from the UK ELT sector. The event featured guest speakers including David Graddol and experts from both India and China, along with our own staff discussing the ELT markets in both countries from different perspectives.

See the full programme of the event here.

You can access the full Ipsos MORI market research report: Demand for English Language services in India and China, commissioned by the British Council, here.

Below are the presentations from the event:

Maya Menon, Director,

The Teacher Foundation, Bangalore.

Presentation: The ELT operating environment in India

Professor Gu Yueguo, Pro-Vice Chancellor,

Beijing Foreign Studies University,and Member of the Chinese Academy
of Social Sciences

Presentation: The ELT operating environment in China

Further resources

Nasscom – Everest India Business Process Offshoring (BPO) Study

This study is a comprehensive fact-based view of capabilities, opportunities, and growth imperatives for the Indian BPO industry.

National Knowledge Commission – compilation of recommendation on education

This report is a compilation of the recommendations submitted by NKC in November 2007 on reforms relating to education in India.

Glimpses from the event

Martin Davidson speaking at the even opening. 
Audience at the India China ELT today event. 
David Graddol at the event 
Keenly listening to the talk at the event. 

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