EA Taxonomy term (Content) - Track record A-Z
The British Council and DFID co-funded a trail-blazing two-year teacher training project which placed 50 native speaker English language teacher trainers in 24 of Burma’s state Education Colleges and other teacher training institutions.
This major project was set up by the British Council following discussions with ministries of education in the 7 participating countries.
The British Council Romania EWoW project was set up in 2003 with endorsement from Romania’s Ministry of Education and National Centre for Vocational Education and Training, and consultancy from the University College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK.
When the Government of Southern Sudan decided to use English as one of its official languages, it was faced with a major obstacle problem - most of their employees did not speak English.
This very successful project came into being when the Mexican Ministry of Education asked the British Council for help in developing the self-access centres (SACs) which existed in each of Mexico's 34 state universities. Some 500,000 students were using the centres.
The British Council was asked by the German Development Agency GTZ to assist with English language and communications improvement courses.
The British Council's professional development projects 'Teaching English to Heterogenous Classes' and 'Teaching English to Young Learners' were developed in response to demand from teacher trainers (pre-service and in-service) in the Czech Republic for professional development in these two areas of language teaching.