On the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, the British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries.
The British Council contributes to the provision of a high quality education for all children. The British Council supports the achievement of Millennium Development Goal 2, to ensure universal primary education by 2015, and other initiatives to improve access and quality for all, through 2015 and beyond.
The British Council works with governments to transform education systems to increase opportunity and employability through English language training. . Teacher training is offered through radio, and webcasts in developing and post conflict countries.
Its focus in education is on:
- Bringing an international dimension to education,
- Raising educational standards, and
- Encouraging the best international students to study in the UK.
In partnership with EAC, the British Council will expand its current Ilm-Possible program to cover 60 districts and all provinces of Pakistan and enroll 135,000 out of school children by 2016.
For more information on this EAC Implementing Partner, please visit the British Council Pakistan’s website.