British Council


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British Council

The UK's international cultural relations body, which was founded in 1934 to improve the understanding of Britain across the world.

Activities
Arranges for lecturers and books to be sent overseas, supports British institutes and societies and English schools in other countries, arranges visits for individuals to the UK, and organises music performances and art exhibitions.
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As the British Council continues to meet the growing demand for IELTS, it has increased the number of test cities to 12 across Pakistan.
A spokesperson for the British Council said: "The British Council is the UK's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
Thanking United Kingdom government and British council for their support to the development of education sector in the province, Rana Mashood assured that the tax money was being spent judiciously on the development and improvement of education sector across the province.
The Minister appreciated the cooperation of the British Council in education sector of the province.
The launch event was represented by the network of members from the British Council and QNCC, who have contributed towards achieving this milestone.
For his part, Nicholas David Godfrey, Country Examinations Manager, British Council said: "I am delighted with the collaboration between the British Council and Al Ansari Exchange.
Her business journey officially started when she registered for a preparation course to take her IELTS at the British Council.
The British Council will be advertising for the permanent position shortly.
Adopted by the British Council, APTIS system is a modern and affordable English assessment tool to assess and improve the English language proficiency of public transport staff, which contributes to shaping Dubai into a really global city," added the deputy director of the British Council.
With support from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the British Council will also provide technical and part of financial assistance to develop a concrete programme framework, covering the thematic areas of good governance; legislative needs; e-governance; parliamentary practices and business rules; accountability procedures; understanding of working departments and legal drafting etc.
17 (Petra) -- An agreement was signed between Edraak, the first nonprofit pan-Arab massive open online course (MOOC) platform of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF), and the British Council to develop two new courses, in order to complete the free online English language learning series, sponsored by Crescent Petroleum and powered by Cerego's personalized learning technology.
British Council is working with Katara to host Shakespeare plays in Doha next year to commemorate anniversary year of the legacy of the great English writer," said Frank Fitzpatrick, the newly appointed director of British Council Qatar.

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