We connect the UK and UAE school sectors to enrich education, promote global citizenship and build international trust and understanding. We foster dialogue and international partnerships between higher education institutions and organisations and help students who want to study abroad. We work in supporting enhancement of graduate employability skills to make higher education and training systems better able to respond to labour market demands and learner needs.
Our work in education
Intercultural Fluency is the ability to successfully operate and communicate within different cultural contexts and becoming the definitive global skill in today’s interconnected world.
Internationalising Higher Education
Find out how this programme helps us develop expertise in the areas of policy, leadership, employability and career development and academic research.
Building Effective Employer Engagement workshop
The aim of this workshop is to provide an insight into policy and practice in the UK and the region through presentations and interactive workshop sessions.
Connect, learn and grow online. We believe that teaching lays the foundation for a brighter future for the UAE. The education of the country’s future leaders is in our hands.
Skills for Employability
Our project is designed to improve young Emiratis' employability skills and develop the entrepreneurial talents that bridge the gap between education and the workplace.
Support for English teachers and learners
Our English projects encompass a number of exciting initiatives that aim to improve English language teaching, learning and assessment.
The Relationship between English and Employability in MENA
In January 2015, the British Council’s first symposium on employability, skills and opportunities for young people in MENA was launched in collaboration with the League of Arab States as