At a time when the demand for skills is ever growing, both in the UK and abroad, working internationally can foster innovation, build new partnerships and identify and develop new markets and commercial opportunities. The UK has much expertise to share with countries that have also made a commitment to ensuring young people can develop the skills and training they need to positively contribute to their economies and communities.
The British Council’s role, as the UK’s cultural relations organisation, is to create opportunities for people around the world through the exchange of knowledge and ideas.
We are taking positive steps to develop Skills for Employability around the world with a wide range of activities, e.g. to date Skills for Employability has reached more than 22 million people in over 30 countries – here are some of their inspirational stories.