Wednesday 20 May 2015

The British Council is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch in Uttara, in a new partnership with International Turkish Hope School Bangladesh.

The services offered at Trust College, Uttara will no longer be available from 7pm on Thursday, 21 May 2015.

The British Council will begin to deliver its high-quality English courses at Turkish Hope Int’l School at Gate 2, Plot 7, Road 6, Sector 4, Uttara from Friday, 22 May, and course registration will continue until Wednesday, 27 May.

 “I’m delighted that we’re able to work with Turkish Hope in Uttara, providing educational opportunities through excellence in English teaching, ” said Barbara Wickham, Director, British Council Bangladesh. 

Meanwhile, Jamie Mann, Teaching Centre Manager, said that “with Turkish Hope, we share the same goal of creating the best possible learning environment for our students.”

The British Council Teaching Centre offers regular weekday courses and also Premium Weekend courses to cater to the demands of a wide range of learners. All courses in Uttara offer 32 hours of quality classroom time with engaging, experienced, UK-qualified teachers: 

  • General English courses
  • IELTS preparation courses now at three levels
  • Courses for children (Activate, Breakthrough and Challenge ages 6-13)
  • Courses for teenagers (ages 14-17)
  • Business English courses

Registration and level testing will be on during 20 – 27 May, from 4-6pm on weekdays and 10 am to 4.30pm on Friday and Saturday.

Customer services will be open from 4-7pm weekdays and 9 am to 5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

The British Council offers three months’ free membership of its library at Fuller Road, and a free British Council bag on registration.



Notes to Editor

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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 programmes.

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