At the British Council, we’re always exploring innovative and engaging ways to support teachers and school leaders to achieve their development goals. With school closures, teachers around the world are facing the same challenges. 

That’s why we are offering you a number of free online materials which will help you to work on your professional development and shift your classes into an online environment. 

Introduction to core skills course for teachers and school leaders

This free online courses on core skills have a flexible learning experience and will enable you to work at your own pace, network with other teachers and school leaders in your area and interact with a group of peers from around the world.

Core skill course for teachers

Core skill course for school leaders

How to teach classes online 

Many teachers are finding themselves in an unfamiliar situation of having to teach their classes online, with little or no experience. That's why we've organised a series of webinars and courses to offer guidance in key areas. All webinars are recorded, so don't worry if you miss them, you can always watch the recording in your own time. 

Webinars for how to teach classes online 

Course for how to teach classes online 

Find classroom resources and develop your teaching skills 

Choose from a wide range of resources to give your class a glimpse into other cultures and provide a base to develop international partnerships. 

Our flexible training courses give you the skills and confidence needed to integrate global learning themes into existing lessons, while also providing practical guidance on using international partnerships to enhance pupils’ learning.

School resources 

Develop your teaching skills 

Introduction to International Learning 

This free online course is ideal for school teachers who want to learn how to introduce global citizenship into the curriculum and find out more about working with schools in other parts of the world.