The British Council is a British organization specializing in International educational and cultural opportunities. The organization creates International opportunities for the people in UK and other countries, and builds trust between them worldwide. The INTERNATIONAL POLICY Of British Council has helped students to come forth in the world with respect and acceptance towards various cultures. Harness a positive altitude and outlook. Attain flexibility to adjust in different lifestyle and become a part of the people.
It has developed on eagerness to engage, interact and learn from different cultures in the world.
It has helped to establish contacts in other countries to enrich understanding of the International Society and turn into a citizen of the world.
Connecting Classrooms is British Council’s flagship global school programme co- founded by UK aid from the Department of International Development.
The connecting programme is committed to supporting partnership over 5000 schools in the UK and worldwide and to help 30,000 schools to collaborate on line.
The International School Award (ISA) is an accreditation scheme that recognizes and celebrates exemplary practices of Internationalism in schools.
ISA provides a framework for schools to develop on action plan and implement International activities throughout the year, and encourages schools to collaborate with overseas schools to create a rich learning experience for students through the use of ICT and real context for learning. “Working towards accreditations has a positive effect on the school, pupils and teachers by:
Opening a window to other countries and cultures, preparing pupils with skills for life and work in a global economy, opening their eyes to new opportunities, facilitating the sharing of best practice and the development of new skills.