EA Taxonomy term (Content) - Track record A-Z
This highly innovative programme has been initiated and funded by the Qatar Supreme Education Council (the SEC), and is being designed and implemented by the British Council.
This ambitious project, which began in East Asia in November 2005, has been welcomed by the Ministries of Education in the countries concerned, as it brought a new and stimulating dimension to the teaching and learning of English in their schools.
This project focuses on the assessment of learning outcomes in English in Ukrainian schools, in support of the Ministry of Education and the Independent Testing Centre's project which aims to bring Ukraine in line with European standards.
The community, which is managed by the British Council, is intended for Brazilian ELT professionals who would like to interact with each other, and is the main source of information on ELT projects and events in Brazil, whether run by the British Council or other organisations.
A needs assessment conducted by the British Council among the SME community indicated a need for training in business English. The British Council in Cyprus partnered UNOPS in designing a course.
The Local Education Authority of the state of Cesar in Colombia selected the British Council as its partner in the delivery of this ambitious project which aimed to improve the English Language level of 200 state English teachers in 22 municipalities.
Upgrading the skills of English language teachers in Nigeria is one of the top priorities of the Federal Government. The British Council was ready and able to respond to this need.
The government of Ecuador wished to make the teaching and learning of English in its schools more effective, and asked the British Council to help it implement a major new project: Curriculum Reform and Development for the Learning of English (CRADLE).
This unusual project involved the creation of a new course for Romanian schools, in English, which supported the Romanian National Curriculum for Personal Education and Career Guidance. It also embraced aspects of the UK’s National Curriculum for Citizenship Education.
In partnership with the relevant authorities and teachers in Cyprus, the British Council is implementing a new project targeting classroom teachers in primary schools who teach English, from across the island.