Kieran Donaghy, an English language teacher based in Barcelona, has won the Innovation in Teacher Resources award at the 2013 ELTons. He describes how his business, Film English, has grown from using film in the classroom to help students learn English, to a fully-fledged online enterprise.
Teaching English is more than just a 'gap year' option - it's an entrepreneurial opportunity (Image credit: Mat Wright)
The ELTons are the only international awards that celebrate innovation in English language teaching. Before this year’s award ceremony on 22 May, which will be live-streamed, we asked three entrepreneurs how they built their own English Language Teaching (ELT) businesses.
Emerging cultural leaders debate brand strategies during a cultural management workshop organised by British Council Russia. Research shows that people who experience UK culture are more likely to do business with the UK in the future. (Image credit: George Sirota)
Our latest report finds that people who take part in UK cultural activities are more likely to want to do business with the UK, as the British Council’s Anne Bostanci and Paul Howson explain.
Making tasty food from a different culture is one of the many things you can do to celebrate 'World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development'; photo: © VisitBritain / Ingrid Rasmussen
UNESCO declared 21 May a day to celebrate diversity and encourage people around the world to learn about other cultures. The British Council is taking part in UNESCO’s campaign to ‘do one thing for diversity’, and our Rabbhi Yahiya suggests five ways you can participate.
What do listeners hear when you speak in a regional accent? (Photo of 'The English Effect' exhibition.)
English speakers with regional accents are often judged by how they speak, but is this a good thing? Accent and dialect coach Helen Ashton explains.