National Consortium for Languages Education
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British Council Support

How the British Council can support your language teaching

We offer a wide range of free resources and activities that help bring languages to life for primary and secondary students. We also manage key language advocacy programmes which support your teaching in the classroom.

These include:

School and teacher resources | British Council – access to our full range of classroom resources

Support for language teaching | British Council – brings together the specific support available for teaching languages

Partner with a school | British Council – join our partner finder database, learn about the benefits to students and find out how you can set up and run a successful partnership

Employ a language assistant at your school, college or university | British Council – a language assistant can really engage and inspire your students. Find out how the British Council can help you find and employ your assistant

Where will languages take me? | British Council – help your students see the value of language learning with this series of videos from people who use languages in their work

Mandarin Excellence Programme | Run by UCL’s IOE in partnership with the British Council – give your students the unique experience of learning Mandarin language and culture

The Great Languages Challenge | British Council – our most popular language resource available for a range of languages

Celebrate Speaking | British Council – join our online celebration of languages, held annually in the spring

Language Trends England 2023 | British Council – read our research report into the current state of language education in England

Get accreditation for your school | British Council  – get recognition for your international activity with the International School Award

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