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Creativity in ELT


We have brought together ideas about creativity in the English language classroom in preparation for the launch of a brand new and exciting teacher resource book from the British Council.


Find details of webinars, a live streamed seminar and published extracts from the book!
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Podcasts


We have created the EnglishAgenda podcasts to bring you some of the latest news about English language teaching from around the world.


Listen to the latest podcast on mobile pedagogy for English Language Teaching
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Webinars


Sign up for our next series of webinars which focus on practical aspects of continuing professional development.


Visit our webinars page to find out more
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Milestone publications


For our 80th anniversary celebrations, we have added to our historical collection of publications that have set the agenda for ELT professionals throughout time.


Browse some af the latest additions to this historic collection
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ELTons


See the winners of the 2015 ELTons awards and watch the red carpet interviews and awards ceremony!


Find out more about the 2015 ELTons

Welcome to EnglishAgenda!

Find out about the British Council's work in English, from our support for research to our partnerships with governments. You can also browse our track record in ELT projects around the world.

If you work in English teaching in the UK, you can find out about our events and the work of other ELT providers. We also have a CPD programme for teachers in association with EnglishUK. 

Finally if you want to study in the UK, find out more about aspects of life in this country!

Latest Video

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The British Council and The Bell Foundation sponsored a continuing professional development conference for ESOL tutors, teachers and practitioners working in prison settings, as well as those involved in managing or leading provision of offender education.

Study in the UK

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Studying and living in the UK can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life, opening the doors to a fantastic future.

Discover your study options here!

Study in your country

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We are your best starting point for learning English. We have 500,000 learners, over 2,000 teachers, 80+ teaching centres in 49 countries; and a course that is perfect for you.

We can give you the confidence and skills you need to communicate effectively in English. With over 70 years of English language teaching experience, we can help you achieve your goals. See English courses available in your country.

Take an exam

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We help nearly a million people every year achieve their life goals by obtaining a UK qualification, and we can help you, too. UK qualifications are recognised by governments, universities, professional bodies and employers around the world.
We can help you take an exam in over 70 countries.

IELTS

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IELTS can help you to meet the English language requirements if you are thinking of studying or working abroad.  We offer IELTS exams in our centres across the globe, throughout the year. Find out how you can take IELTS with us.