John Worne, the British Council's Director of Strategy, argues that a lack of intercultural skills can be a big risk in the business world, as our recent research shows.
Janice Mulholland, higher education manager for British Council USA, summarises new research about how employers in nine countries view the role of intercultural skills in the workplace. We launched the report today at our Going Global conference.
Junerose Palmer is an Advanced Skills Teacher (International and Cultural Diversity) at Harris Academy in Chafford Hundred, Essex. She writes about how the British Council's Language Assistants Programme energised her and her students.
Was it the 'dizzying sense of change' or that spicy Sichuan pepper? Now back in London, Don Watson tries to pinpoint the experiences that left him enamoured with Beijing during his time working for British Council China.
Nishat Ali writes about her experience of taking part in the HSBC/British Council Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition, and how winning the contest has changed her life.
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