More and more international students enrol on UK programmes delivered wholly outside the UK. Photo credit below.
More and more students enrol on UK higher education programmes outside the UK and naturally, there are plenty of questions to consider. As Sri Lanka gears up to welcome 100 delegates to the first ever South Asia Series of Global Education Dialogues, Tony Reilly, our director in Sri Lanka, offers a few of those questions on Transnational Education (TNE). Millions of
Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) Winter Gala concert. Photo by ANIM.
British Council Director Afghanistan, John Mitchell, explains how the value of a nation's cultural life cannot be underestimated, and what can be done to restore it where it had previously been suppressed. In Afghanistan, the British Council’s arts work is broadly themed 'restoration of voice'. This great title – not coined by me – reflects our desire to play a part
According to the report, just 46% of women in Pakistan intend to vote in the upcoming elections. Photo of Hafsa Shaikh from Lahore by Umar Farooq.
Our new report 'Next Generation Goes to the Ballot Box' shows a generation of 18- to 29-year-olds in Pakistan concerned about their safety, jobs and institutions.
View from aeroplane on travels about Sri Lanka (image credit: Randima Jayasinghe)
British Council Sri Lanka country director Tony Reilly writes about his recent visit to Jaffna, in post-conflict northern Sri Lanka, where the British Council is opening a long-awaited cultural centre.
John Mitchell, Country Director for British Council Afghanistan blogs about the move to establish Student Councils within schools in the region and how this will help young people develop strong leadership skills and confidence to contribute to Afghanistan's future development.