Our work in education
Our work in education focuses on internationalising education, sharing the UK’s expertise and innovation globally, and bringing partners together to work on collaborative projects.
In this section
SchoolsA woman teaching in school
We support educators in the UK and worldwide to work together to enrich the quality of education in schools and equip young people to live and work successfully in a global society.
International Higher Education
Explore the news, events, opportunities and research shaping International Higher Education. Find out how we promote international mobility, partnerships and policy dialogues.
Science and ResearchA close up photo of a person planting a tree
We link scientists globally and provide information for international researchers on jobs and funding in the UK. Equally, we encourage grass-roots discussion of science and sustainability.
AccreditationKorean students with English teacher
Accreditation UK is a quality assurance scheme for schools, colleges, and universities, which offer courses in English as a Foreign Language (EFL).
We work with agents who represent UK providers in a large number of countries. Our work focuses on promoting professionalism and expertise.
Develop your exams business overseasA man taking an exam
The British Council can provide a range of services to UK universities, awarding organisations and professional bodies who wish to offer exams for their qualifications overseas.
Connect your class to the wider world
Watch UK and Nigerian teachers benefit from their Connecting Classrooms school partnership
International marketing support for UK education providers
Skills for EmployabilityA man using a cutting machine
Addressing the demand for skills in a global economy