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A team of young filmmakers at the end of project award ceremony

A team of young filmmakers at the end of project award ceremony

A team of young filmmakers at the end of project award ceremony

Educational filmmaker Rachael Lawson tells us about her experience helping students in Hong Kong make documentaries about something important to them, all through the medium of English.

How did the project come about?

It has long been a dream of mine to run a film festival which showcases students’ work.  The chance to realise this…

A British ETA learns some local dance moves from a Thai teacher

A British ETA learns some local dance moves from a Thai teacher

A British ETA learns some local dance moves from a Thai teacher

Stepping into the unknown has been challenging, scary (at times) but also exhilarating, eye-opening, fascinating and inspiring. (Helen Sunderland, Language Assistant in Phitsanulok 2013)

The challenges facing the 248 English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) who recently arrived in Thailand may be great, with mosquitos, monsoon rain and a brand new culture to get to grips with,…

Teachers working hard to plan a demo lesson

Teachers working hard to plan a demo lesson

Teachers working hard to plan a demo lesson

Secondary school teachers in Vietnam are experiencing a new training programme, tailored to the specifics of their teaching context in state schools across Vietnam.  Too often training courses overlook some of the constraints of being a school teacher, with strict curricula, set textbooks, large classes and short lessons, and don’t give sufficient time to practice…

Mentors and teachers meet with villagers in a traditional long house

Mentors and teachers meet with villagers in a traditional long house

Mentors and teachers meet with villagers in a traditional long house

Have you wondered what life is like working as a teacher mentor in beautiful, tropical Malaysian Borneo?  Currently there are around 120 British Council mentors working with primary school teachers across the rural provinces of Sabah and Sarawak, helping them to develop their teaching methodology and improve their English language skills.

We spoke to a…

Attending a global conference

Attending a global conference

Events in July and August

Singapore 2014 Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology 9 – 10 July 2014, Singapore

First International Conference on Language, Communication & Culture Language Teaching in Mother Tongue – Based Education in the 21st Century 10 – 12 July 2014,  Cavite, Philippines

Asian Conference on Education for Sustainability (ACES…