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In this section you can find podcasts produced by the British Council.

Our podcasts are a great way to expand your knowledge and develop an understanding of key issues in English language teaching today.

Each episode of our Education in Focus podcast is available to download.

The first episode of our brand new podcast series 'The Climate Connection', produced by Chris Sowton and Kris Dyer, will be available from Wednesday 12 May. Look out for information on how to subscribe and additional material to help you in your online or face-to-face teaching.

Listen to the trailer for our Climate Connection podcast series above. 

Explore our podcasts below

14 Sep 2021

Download the tenth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

31 Aug 2021

Download the ninth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

17 Aug 2021

Download the eighth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

02 Aug 2021

Download the seventh episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

19 Jul 2021

Download the sixth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

Cupped hands holding young plant surrounded by earth
05 Jul 2021

Download the fifth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

Aerial photo of a river running alongside a road through a forest
21 Jun 2021

Download the fourth episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

Close up of hands holding shredded paper
04 Jun 2021

Download the third episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

19 May 2021

Download the second episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

05 May 2021

Download the first episode, show notes and transcript from our podcast series 'The Climate Connection'.

17 Jul 2020

Find out what features are needed to create a successful education system.

17 Jul 2020

Listen to how raising student learning outcomes can benefit education systems.

17 Jul 2020

Listen to this episode to find out about effective inclusion policies in education

17 Jul 2020

Find out why 21st century skills are important, and some of the considerations for curricula.

17 Jul 2020

Listen to this engaging episode looking at English Medium Instruction in South Asia and across the globe.

17 Jul 2020

This episode looks at the importance of planning in education systems

17 Jul 2020

Find out about the challenges and opportunities of using technology in education.

17 Jul 2020

Listen to this engaging discussion about in-service teacher development.

17 Jul 2020

Three guests from Sri Lanka, India and the UK share their experiences of teacher networks in South Asia.