At the British Council, we work to enhance the reputation of the UK as a provider of high quality educational solutions and services, and to generate value for the UK education sector by:

  • partnering with UK organisations
  • showcasing UK best practice in education
  • developing the market for UK organisations to gain future opportunities
  • sharing our insight about country contexts.

Read how the British Council approaches international education contract opportunities (PDF 365 KB)

The British Council provides higher education with services for international student recruitment, market intelligence, and help to build working relationships with institutions overseas. Find out more about International Education Services.

You can read our fair trading complaints procedure (PDF 39 KB) and fair competition policy.

Download our Triennial Review response: Opportunity Development Process for education and English contract opportunities overseas (PDF 157KB) or the Executive Summary (PDF 52KB).

Find out what services we offer in each country where we operate, by region below.