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If you are a UK teacher or headteacher we offer a wide range of motivating and challenging professional development opportunities. We can also support curriculum-based international work in your school and help develop partnerships with other schools around the world.

If you are an English language teacher or language assistant, we can support your work through various networks and online resources, including professional forums, and teaching materials.

Teach English
From practical tips in Language Assistant, to lesson plans and downloadable activities from the Teaching English website, you have a range of resources to support your day-to-day work.
English teachers workshop, Bangkok - Image © British Council
Professional Development
Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced teacher, we provide a variety of professional development opportunities. Find out more.
Teacher with student - Credit John Spaull
ELT networking and training opportunities
The best people to help teachers are teachers themselves. We support a huge range of networking opportunities, from the TeachingEnglish online portal to the A. S Hornby Educational Trust and the English Language Teaching Contacts Scheme (ELTeCS).
British Council teaching centre, New Delhi, India - Image © Jon Spaull
Support for Schools
Are you looking for help to develop a partnership with another school? Do you need advice on how to employ a language assistant? Would you like to know more about our international school award? Find out more.
Foreign Language Assistant teaching at a school in Hounslow, UK © Frank Noon

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