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IATEFL Online


Watch recordings of many of the IATEFL conference talks and all the interviews on the IATEFL Online website, brought to you by the British Council.


Go to IATEFL Online
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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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ELT Research Awards


The British Council is pleased to announce its 2015 call for research proposals for the ELT Research Awards scheme. The deadline for applications is 20th April 2015.


Find out more about the scheme and how to apply
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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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ELTons


The British Council ELTons are the only awards which recognise and celebrate innovation in English Language Teaching. This year's ELTons shortlist has now been announced!


See the nominations for the 2015 ELTons awards

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

Watch edited highlights of the global British Council publication launch of 'Innovations in Continuing Professional Development for English Language Teachers'. We discuss the question 'Can continuing professional development change lives?' with speaker sessions by Amol Padwad and Tessa Woodward and a panel discussion broadcast from London and Delhi.

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.

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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.

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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.