Tuesday 29 March 2016

The British Council has launched its fourth Teaching Centre in Dhaka at Gulshan in partnership with Canadian International School today. 

The British Council Teaching Centre offers a full range of courses for children, teenagers, university students, adults, and companies and organisations. Its regular weekday courses and also premium weekend courses cater to the demands of a wide range of learners. All courses in Gulshan will offer 32 hours of quality classroom time with engaging, experienced, UK-qualified teachers. The offered courses are English Skills, English for IELTS, English for Work, Spoken English and Courses for children & teenagers (5-17 years).

Alison Blake, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh was present as the chief guest at the launching ceremony and Canadian High Commissioner, Benoît-Pierre Laramée attended the event as the special guest. Jamie Mann, Teaching Centre Manager of the British Council was also present at the ceremony. 

The British High Commissioner said: "The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organisation and the English language is one of the UK’s great cultural assets. This new Teaching Centre will be a centre of excellence in English language teaching, showcasing best practice and innovation. I am sure it will be an asset to the community, a place where children and adults will be able to develop their English skills effectively and learn about UK culture.”

Jamie Mann, Teaching Centre Manager said: “I’m excited to open our new Teaching Centre in Gulshan with Canadian International School Bangladesh, with whom we share common values around education. For example, we both aim to provide the best possible learning environment for our students.”

The British Council will begin to deliver its high-quality English courses at Canadian International School at 200 Gulshan Avenue North, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212 from 6 April 2016. Level testing and registration started on 14 March 2016. Students can register Sunday to Thursday from 4 pm to 7 pm and Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

The British Council Teaching Centres are world renowned for their quality of teaching. With many decades of experience in teaching students of all ages, the Teaching Centre ensures that all its courses have been carefully designed to deliver the most effective and practical learning process. They offer a wide range of flexible courses for beginners and for those who want to top up their English skills and become an expert speaker. They also provide corporate clients with the English language skills that will help them compete more effectively in today’s fast-paced global economy.

The British Council Teaching Centre has recently moved to meet the rising demand for quality English courses nationwide by opening new Teaching Centres in Chittagong at Agrabad and Jamal Khan Road. 


Notes to Editor

For further information please contact Head of Marketing and Communications,

Arshia Aziz, email: arshia.aziz@bd.britishcouncil.org                                            

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We work in more than 100 countries and our 8,000 staff – including 2,000 teachers – work with thousands of professionals and policy makers and millions of young people every year by teaching English, sharing the arts and delivering education and society programs. 

All our work is in pursuit of our charitable purpose and supports prosperity and security for the UK and globally.

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