In this issue you can read more about our continuing success in Myanmar and about a project that is giving hope to young Syrians amidst the ongoing crisis. Learn more about the new projects the British Council has won across the globe and current projects that highlight human rights advocacy in Fiji and innovative teaching tools in Kenya. There is also an update on the impact of Brexit on our work with EU-funded projects.
October 2016 issue
Amplifying voices amongst Palestinian communities
The objective of the Tajaawob project was to bridge the gap between Palestinian citizens and decision makers, promoting a culture of mutual responsiveness and responsibility.
Continuing success: pioneering Pyoe Pin programme in Myanmar
The British Council’s Pyoe Pin programme has been awarded an A++ rating from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the fourth year in a row.
Enhancing educational links between India and the UK
UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) has been recognized as a key multi stakeholder programme that has strengthened the educational relations between the two countries.
EC Youth Development in Lebanon
The British Council, partnering with the American University of Beirut and through the European Commission, has won the contract to deliver a project to support youth development in Lebanon.
China access to justice initiative to continue until 2017
Managed by the British Council, and funded by the EU, we are pleased to announce that the China-EU Access to Justice Programme has been granted an extension by the EU.
Giving graduates in Iraq the skills to succeed
The British Council has won a contract worth over 2 million USD to implement a new multi-dimensional national technical and vocational education and training (TVET) reform programme in Iraq.
Improving prospects amongst disadvantaged groups in Serbia
A consortium led by the British Council will deliver a project to enhance the employability of unemployed people in Serbia and increase their overall chances of securing a job.
HOPES: helping young Syrians to build their own futures
Amidst the ongoing crisis in Syria, the Higher and Further Education Opportunities and Perspectives for Syrians (HOPES) project helps young Syrians to feel empowered about their future.
Journalists in Fiji get a responsible reporting master class
Journalists explored the challenges around freedom of speech and responsible journalism at a workshop in Fiji as part of the Valuing Voices project delivered by British Council New Zealand.
Innovative tool helps improve teacher performance in Kenya
The Teacher Performance and Integrity in Kenya Programme ran for three years, helping to address concerns around the attendance, discipline and performance appraisal process for teachers.
EU scholarships support graduate mobility in ASEAN countries
The EU Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region programme - SHARE - aims to boost the mobility of students among ten countries, helping to sustain the region's impressive development.