Our work in education
Our work in education focuses on internationalising education, sharing the UK’s expertise and innovation globally, and bringing partners together to work on collaborative projects.
In this section
We support educators in the UK and worldwide to work together to enrich the quality of education in schools and equip young people to live and work successfully in a global society.
Skills and employability
We build trust and international opportunities that support efforts to enhance the skills and employability of young people.
Explore the news, events, opportunities and research shaping International Higher Education. Find out how we promote international mobility, partnerships and policy dialogues.
Science and Research
We link scientists globally and provide information for international researchers on jobs and funding in the UK. Equally, we encourage grass-roots discussion of science and sustainability.
Accreditation UK is a quality assurance scheme for UK providers of courses in English as a foreign language (EFL) which the British Council runs in partnership with English UK.
We work with agents who represent UK providers in a large number of countries. Our work focuses on promoting professionalism and expertise.
Our examinations offer for Awarding Bodies and Institutions
The British Council offers a range of services to UK awarding bodies and education institutions who want to offer their qualifications overseas.