Students at the closing ceremony of the Osaka Global School in Japan

Students at the closing ceremony of the Osaka Global School in Japan

Students at the closing ceremony of the Osaka Global School in Japan

Jeff Streeter, Director of British Council Japan, blogs about the students who took part in the Osaka Global School and how it is opening their eyes to international education opportunities and after that, a world of endless possibilities.

Public art project Speed of Light in Yokohama. (Image credit: amano studio)

Public art project Speed of Light in Yokohama. (Image credit: amano studio)

Public art project Speed of Light in Yokohama. (Image credit: amano studio)

Three hundred runners blazed through the urban streets of Yokohama recently, leaving colourful streaks of light in their wake. It was all part of a public art project on sustainability, explains Jeff Streeter, director of British Council Japan.

Professor Bruce Hood presents his lecture on the brain. (© The Yomiuru Shimbun)

Professor Bruce Hood presents his lecture on the brain. (© The Yomiuru Shimbun)

Professor Bruce Hood presents his lecture on the brain. (© The Yomiuru Shimbun)

Country director Jeff Streeter reports from the latest science lecture in a prestigious series that the British Council has been bringing to Japan since 1990.

Creative Economy and Cultural Leadership debate

Creative Economy and Cultural Leadership debate

Creative Economy and Cultural Leadership debate

One year on from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Jeff Streeter finds that while values may change in the face of adversity, there is sympathy and solidarity between peoples of different countries and cultures in times of disaster.

On 21 June 2011 we celebrate one year to go to the London 2012 Festival, the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad, which is designed to inspire creativity in the UK across all forms of culture, especially among young people. In this blog, Jeff Streeter visits a school in Ankara to see the international legacy of the London 2012 Olympics