New study abroad research explains why many students stay at home. (Image of map by Mat Wright)

New study abroad research explains why many students stay at home. (Image credit: Mat Wright)

New study abroad research explains why many students stay at home. (Image credit: Mat Wright)

The British Council's Elizabeth Shepherd delves into new research that explains why some students decide to study abroad while others stay at home.

'An architectural adventure in Argentina' by Elias Redstone.

'An architectural adventure in Argentina' by Elias Redstone.

'An architectural adventure in Argentina' by Elias Redstone.

Could an Argentinian development practice solve the UK’s housing problem while also strengthening the role of the architect? The British Council’s Alastair Donald explains fideicomiso.

Observing other teachers is one of the best ways for teachers to develop their own successful methods. (Image credit: Mat Wright)

Observing other teachers is one of the best ways for teachers to develop their own successful methods. (Image credit: Mat Wright)

Observing other teachers is one of the best ways for teachers to develop their own successful methods. (Image credit: Mat Wright)

As part of our Continuing Professional Development opportunities for English teachers, teacher development adviser Jon Gore offers advice on using observation for teacher training, also the subject of our latest webinar.

What ideas would architects concoct with no restrictions? Our Paper Salon turned up a few imaginative solutions. (Image credit: Ross Anderson)

What ideas would architects concoct with no restrictions? Our Paper Salon turned up a few imaginative solutions. (Image credit: Ross Anderson)

What ideas would architects concoct with no restrictions? Our Paper Salon turned up a few imaginative solutions. (Image credit: Ross Anderson)

What's the point of designing buildings that may never be built? The British Council's Alastair Donald explains the value of 'paper architecture' after our recent Paper Salon in London, part of the Venice Takeaway exhibition.

Ray Olivier coaching a new referee in Malaysia (image credit: Glenn Guan)

Ray Olivier coaching a new referee in Malaysia (image credit: Glenn Guan)

Ray Olivier coaching a new referee in Malaysia (image credit: Glenn Guan)

Ray Olivier, a  former professional referee who worked in the English Football League and the Premier League, now works for Professional Game Match Officials. He describes training new referees in Malaysia as part of the British Council and the Premier League's Premier Skills.