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We have a wide variety of books, self access guides and resource books for you to download in pdf format. We also have several practical activity books full of ideas and photocopiable material for you to use in the English language teaching classroom and teacher training room.

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26 Nov 2020

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at promoting 21st century skills.

21 May 2020

This free handbook is a step-by-step guide for mentors supporting teacher researchers.

21 May 2020

A collection of self-access guides to help teachers plan and shape their professional development.

18 May 2020

This publication gives tips and guidance on how to use our series of Teaching for Success self-study booklets with groups.

20 Jan 2020

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at understanding educational policies and practice.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at using inclusive practices.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at taking responsibility for professional development.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at integrating ICT.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at assessing learning.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at managing resources

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at knowing the subject.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at managing the lesson.

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at understanding learners

17 Oct 2019

This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at planning lessons and courses.

26 Sep 2019

A resource book of strategies, activities and projects for the classroom.

07 Feb 2019

In this self-study guide, teachers will find some useful theory and practice on managing lessons effectively.

23 Oct 2018

Download two useful guides on organising observations and watch three short videos by managers from three different centres.

22 Oct 2018

This guide looks at how to promote a positive attitude towards peer observation and a shared sense of collaboration.

31 Jan 2018

This is a practical handbook, written in a non-academic, teacher-friendly style, to show teachers how they can engage in research.

03 Aug 2017

This handbook offers a set of activities that teachers tried out in the Indian school classrooms with children of 8 to 14 years old.

23 Jun 2017

This publication provides innovative ideas for teaching while raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

23 Jun 2017

This handbook provides practical advice, strategies for planning, managing and evaluating large-scale teacher education programmes.

11 Dec 2015

The British Council’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework is a guide to all those involved in education of teachers. 

09 Nov 2015

The British Council's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for teachers is for teachers of all subjects. 

29 Jul 2015

The focus of this book is on practical activities which can help to nurture, develop and motivate our students.

30 Mar 2015

‘Starter Teachers: A methodology course for the classroom’ is dedicated to teacher trainers in low-resource contexts.

19 Jun 2014

This is a new revised edition of 'Tell it Again!' a story-based methodology for primary English language teaching. 

17 Mar 2012

Edited by Fiona Copland and Sue Garton with Monika Davis, this is a book for primary school teachers of English.

27 Apr 2011

The British Council and IATEFL are pleased to launch a new handbook called Running an Association for Language Teachers.

01 Sep 2009

This e-book was originally published in print form by the Catalan Teachers of English Association (APAC). 

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