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22 November, 2017
This paper aims to open up discussions on the role of English in multilingual education and be of practical help to policy makers, advisers, project managers, and English language teachers.
2 September, 2017
This report recognises both the arguments for education to be in a familiar language and the demand for English.
10 August, 2017
This paper is a report of a study which aimed to understand the new and emerging global trend of EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction).
22 February, 2017
Multilingualisms and Development, edited by Hywel Coleman, is the latest in the proceedings of the ongoing Language & Development Conference series.
5 July, 2016
The British Council's work on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), helping to improve the communication and language abilities which are in demand by today’s employers.
29 September, 2014
Caroline Linse, Stephen van Vlack and Oscar BladasThis paper highlights a little-discussed global issue: the importance of school-home communications in supporting effective language learning by...
15 September, 2014
Edited by David MallowsThis new book from ESOL Nexus is about the role of language in the integration of migrants. The writers of the chapters are all engaged in the education of migrants as teachers...
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13 June, 2014
This closing report was commissioned by the British Council to provide an overview of the European and local recommendations that came out of the Language Rich Europe project and in the likelihood...
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13 June, 2014
The Language Rich Europe (LRE) consortium, co-funded by the European Commission and the British Council, calls on European institutions and member state governments to initiate new policies to...
13 June, 2014
Edited by Guus Extra and Kutlay YağmurThis report contains 25 detailed country and regional profiles, which focus on language policies and practices in the education sector, as well as in the media,...
16 January, 2014
Hywel ColemanThis publication examines the language situations in eight West African nations – Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and Togo. It describes the roles...
8 August, 2013
Christopher J Hall, Rachel Wicaksono, Shu Liu, Yuan Qian and Xu XiaoqingThis report describes an online course, Changing Englishes, designed to raise awareness of the ‘plurilithic’ nature of English...
11 June, 2013
This Access English Symposium saw the launch of British Council’s English Bilingual Education (EBE) project in East Asia.
25 April, 2013
Florentina Taylor, Vera Busse, Lubina Gagova, Emma Marsden and Barbara RooskenThis paper explores  the relationship between identity perceptions, declared learner achievement and teacher perceptions. 
28 February, 2013
Edited by Hamish McIlwraithThis collection of papers is the product of a major, high level conference on language-in-education policy which was convened by the British Council and took place in Juba...
22 February, 2013
Graham Hall and Guy CookIn this research paper Graham Hall and Guy Cook explore teacher attitudes to own-language use in the classroom. They conducted a global survey and interviews with practising...
31 January, 2013
Hywel Coleman and Tony Capstick | 2012This report contains recommendations regarding the development of policy for language in education in Pakistan. 
4 August, 2012
Editied by Philip Powell-DaviesWord for Word examines the social, economic and political impact of Spanish and English in the world today. 
19 April, 2012
Elizabeth J. Erling, Philip Seargeant, Mike Solly, Qumrul Hasan Chowdhury and Sayeedur RahmanThere is only limited evidence showing a relationship between the English language and development. This...
18 March, 2012
Edited by Dr Christopher TribbleDrawing on a wide range of international experience, this new collection focuses on the challenges of designing and implementing English language teaching change...