The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We work with more than 100 countries across the world in the fields of education, the English language, civil society and arts and culture.
British Council’s work in English Medium and Multilingual Education encompasses work in research and insight, stakeholder engagement, professional development and curriculum and assessment. Within Higher Education our work in EM and MLE is strongly focused on commissioning, conducting, sharing and disseminating global and local research, engaging stakeholders and creating opportunities for collaboration and working with decision makers on aspects of language policy.
British Council (China)
English Medium: During and post-Covid-19
The current situation with Covid-19 will have an immediate and long term impact on the internationalisation of HE, a major driving force in the adoption of English Medium (EM). This virtual session will explore some of the potential impacts at a micro level (classroom level) on students and content teachers using EM, and longer term […]
Higher Education Community of Practice Webinars
The British Council China Higher Education Community of Practice webinars provide a platform and forum to connect practitioner ideas and classroom-based initiatives in English Medium Education, English for Specific purposes (ESP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) nationally, with particular attention paid, but not solely dedicated to, the recent challenges of teachers teaching remotely.
#EmergingEnglish China-UK Higher Education Online Symposium on English Medium Education (EME)
The #EmergingEnglish China-UK Higher Education Online Symposium on English Medium Education (EME) will share current insight on the China Higher Education context as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic with a particular focus on English Medium Education (EME) and teacher CPD within the sector. The event is hosted by the British Council. Date: Monday 22nd […]
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