Photo by Mat Wright, British Council: University College London

Photo by Mat Wright, British Council: University College London

Photo by Mat Wright, British Council: University College London

Yavuz Yilmazoglu, Education Manager for British Council Turkey, tells us what the new higher education partnership means for universities and students in the UK and Turkey.

Microsoft partnership on education for teachers and digital access

Microsoft partnership on education for teachers and digital access

Microsoft partnership on education for teachers and digital access

Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, blogs about new programmes to expand digital access and education around the world, of which the British Council is a partner.

The YAANI Morocco team discuss the research approach for their policy briefs. (Image credit: Mehdi Bennasri)

The YAANI Morocco team discuss the research approach for their policy briefs. (Image credit: Mehdi Bennasri)

The YAANI Morocco team discuss the research approach for their policy briefs. (Image credit: Mehdi Bennasri)

Martin Rose, director of British Council Morocco, explains how we are empowering young people across the Middle East and North Africa to get involved in public policy.

Paralympian Susie Rodgers meeting the winners of the competition Hainan Yuk-lin and Münteha. Credit: Frank Noon

Paralympian Susie Rodgers meeting the winners of the competition Hainan Yuk-lin and Münteha. Credit: Frank Noon

Paralympian Susie Rodgers meeting the winners of the competition Hainan Yuk-lin and Münteha. Credit: Frank Noon

On 26 November 2012 the winners of our Teens Campaign ‘Learn the Words’ from China and Turkey were in London. They joined students from Lambeth Academy one of the London schools involved in our Connecting Classrooms project and spent a day together learning more about each other.

Meaghan takes the train from Manchester to Sheffield for her first Christmas in the UK. (Image courtesy of the author.)

Meaghan takes the train from Manchester to Sheffield for her first Christmas in the UK. (Image courtesy of the author.)

Meaghan takes the train from Manchester to Sheffield for her first Christmas in the UK. (Image courtesy of the author.)

American student Meaghan Couture, one of our Education UK student ambassadors, writes about spending the Christmas season abroad as an undergraduate at the University of Manchester.