In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews, as well as video tips which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Understanding educational policies and practices'. From advice on how to teach primary-aged students to supporting adult learners in the EFL classroom, the content you will find here is practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of learners.

Find a range of publications and research, as well as engaging and informative webinar and conference recordings from ELT experts around the world, that are relevant to the professional practice 'Understanding educational policies and practices'.
27 June, 2019
This paper is a report of an intervention project designed to help University teachers asked to deliver their teaching...
23 March, 2019
This literature review outlines how language of instruction policy and practice currently impact on student learning...
26 September, 2018
Innovation and Systemic Improvement in Quality English Language Teaching. Regional Policy Dialogue, 21-22 September...
22 November, 2017
This paper aims to open up discussions on the role of English in multilingual education and be of practical help to...
15 November, 2017
This volume takes stock of contexts around the globe in which English is being used and taught as a means of...
15 November, 2017
This book describes how the British Council has been working closely with the Venezuelan Education Ministry to...
3 August, 2016
This research report compares the processes of recruitment, education and retention of English language teachers at all...
28 July, 2016
In this talk, Sadie looks at different successful education systems and discusses what makes them work.
28 July, 2016
Colin Bangay looks at teacher education in resource constrained countries. 
23 June, 2016
The research report aims to investigate educational systems in Bihar and the place of English within them. It presents...
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21 April, 2016
This collection of research papers is an outcome of two Regional Hornby Schools hosted by the British Council in Abuja...
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25 February, 2016
This book consists of two pieces of preliminary research into ELT in Egypt to better understand the current situation...
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12 February, 2016
This book is a collection of essays written by teachers and academics working and researching in contexts where Native...
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10 February, 2016
This report presents findings from a research project which investigates NEST schemes, how they operate and the...
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10 February, 2016
These training materials have been created as part of a larger, British Council funded project: 'Investigating NEST...
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10 February, 2016
This audit is part of a larger, British Council funded project: 'Investigating NEST schemes around the world:...
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19 January, 2016
Increasingly around the world children are engaging in Early Childhood Education and Care (aged 0-7) before entering...
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2 December, 2015
The book 'Language and social cohesion in the developing world' brings together fifteen of the most important papers...
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9 September, 2015
This book presents an up-to-date panorama in Spanish of the teaching of English in state schools in Venezuela.
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23 July, 2015
This report investigates the relationship between English language learning and economic development among workers from...
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9 June, 2015
With the aim to support policy and programme development, this research provides an in-depth, holistic assessment of...
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11 April, 2015
Edited by Professor Chris KennedyThis publication provides an informed overview of English language teaching in the...
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30 March, 2015
English proficiency levels in Brazil are still very low, with only around 5% of Brazilians stating they have some...
Publications:  	English as a medium of instruction – a growing global phenomenon
15 January, 2015
Julie DeardenThis report is an attempt to set out a global view of English Medium Instruction today. It is a bird's eye...
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1 December, 2014
This accessible and informative report considers current best practice for teaching English as a Foreign Language in...
9 March, 2013
This is a collection of papers written by both UK and Arabic academics on the theme of how the growing knowledge and...
31 January, 2013
Hywel Coleman and Tony Capstick | 2012This report contains recommendations regarding the development of policy for...
9 May, 2012
Simon Borg, School of Education, University of Leed and Saleh Al-Busaidi, The Language Centre, Sultan Qaboos...
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5 May, 2012
This collection of 20 essays is the first of a number of initiatives under the British Council Language Rich Europe...
27 March, 2012
Children are starting to learn English at increasingly younger ages.  This paper researches the phenomenon from a...

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