We offer a number of different courses free of charge. Our Language for Resilience series consists of a number of two-week modules. Find out more below.

Our short courses on FutureLearn are free for anyone to sign up to. The courses are three or four weeks long and there are a range of topics, from assessing learners to planning a great lesson. Study at your own pace and communicate with other teachers from all over the world. British Council educators will answer your questions on all of the courses.

See our courses

A group of students looking at an iPad
01 Feb 2021

Find out more about module 1 of the 'Gender in Language Education' professional development training series.

Two students looking at an iPad
01 Feb 2021

Find out more about module 2 of the 'Gender in Language Education' professional development training series.

01 Feb 2021

Find out more about module 3 of the 'Gender in Language Education' professional development training series.

01 Feb 2021

Find out more about our FutureLearn course for teachers, available now

29 Oct 2020

Find out about the first module in the Language for Resilience online training series.

29 Oct 2020

Find out about the second module in the Language for Resilience online training series.

28 Oct 2020

Find out about the third module in the Language for Resilience online training series.

28 Oct 2020

Find out about the fourth module in the Language for Resilience online training series.

25 May 2020

Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers. 

16 Apr 2020

Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.

01 Apr 2020

Learn how to teach and support young people across the globe affected by violence, conflict or displacement.

26 Feb 2020

Improve your knowledge of and skills in language assessment.

26 Feb 2020

Gain new teaching skills and practices to put towards your CPD.