Sun, 30 Sep 2018 08:00
New approach to teaching English already shows results
The British Council and the Ministry of Education have teamed up to improve the skills of 17,000 primary and secondary English teachers in Thailand through the Regional English Training Centres (RETC) project – and results so far are overwhelmingly positive.
Sun, 13 May 2018 01:00
Bt30 million in grants offered to academics for collaboration
THAI ACADEMICS are being invited to apply for new research grants in order to collaborate with their British counterparts and spearhead social change with innovations and technologies.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
It’s time to go after Vladimir Putin’s money in the West
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s initial response to the attack with a nerve agent in England was old-school. She expelled 23 Russian diplomats, allowing Moscow to expel the same number of British diplomats and close the British Council and a British Consulate in Russia.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:06
Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
Russia announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats and halt the activities of the British Council in response to London's "provocative" measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:44
Education Ministry joins with British Council for online English tests
The Office of Basic Education Commission and the British Council are preparing to launch an online English test system for Thailand.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:30
Music and memories
The British Council Thailand in collaboration with the College of Music, Mahidol University, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the British community in Thailand join up to present two concerts by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 01:00
Listen, let me tell you a story
A new masterclass sets out to infuse depth in Thai storytelling through a series of lectures
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 01:00
500 top teachers to attend English course run by British Council
To improve the quality of English-language teachers, the Education Ministry is selecting 500 Thai teachers to undergo a six-week intensive training programme, after which their teaching would be studied and assessed in the first semester of the 2016 acade
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:00
Project seeks ideas on how to raise happy, healthy kids
A brand new programme from the British Council will give cultural innovators the chance to collaborate with peers across the world, hone their professional skills and see their ideas realised with special project funding.
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 01:00
More young UK teachers set to head this way
The British Council expects the number of people involved in its Thailand English teaching programme to rise next year, as it celebrates its most successful summer yet.
Mon, 26 May 2014 00:00
British Council invites kids to showcase their English
Primary and secondary students have been invited to take part in the "British Council English Competition 2014" for the chance to win the HRH Princess Sirindhorn Cup.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00
Thai teens get ahead with LearnEnglish Kids
Following the successful launch of the LearnEnglish Kids website last year, British Council has launched another free online classroom aimed especially at Thai teenagers.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00
Parents queue up for English classes
Parents of students at Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Elementary School queued up overnight yesterday to enrol their children in the British Council's English Language Programme, which is hosted by the school's parents and teachers association.