The British Council

About us

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations.

Our work in schools

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. Read more about our strategy for schools.

British Council Schools Online

British Council Schools Online has everything you need to bring the world into your classroom and encourage your students to develop as global citizens. This includes:
  • resources you can use in the classroom
  • information on funding
  • interaction with like-minded teaching professionals
You can use the site to discuss curriculum development and potential links with other teachers globally, and to access guidance from our support staff about partnering with a school. If you are new to international work, and you are eager to learn by doing, take a look at our ' get started' section.