About us

Schools Online is the British Council's online portal for everything you need to bring the world into your classroom.  The British Council is the UK's international organisation for cultural relations and education opportunities. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. 

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.

Our offer

Schools Online has everything you need to encourage your students to develop as global citizens. This includes:
  • resources you can use in the classroom
  • funding opportunities 
  • 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.