The British Council’s English Language Assistants (ELA) programme traces its heritage back to 1905. Every year, around 2,500 English Language Assistants from the UK support the teaching of English in 14 countries around the world, including France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Italy, China, Switzerland, Austria, Canada and Latin America.

Click on the panels below to discover more about the programme, including eligibility, how to apply and country-specific information.

Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are expected to open in October 2020. Please keep an eye on this webpage for updates.


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