The British Council launched its new teaching centre in Dhaka at Gulshan in partnership with Canadian International School on 29 March 2016. It is the sixth teaching centre in Bangladesh and fourth in Dhaka. This new teaching centre in Gulshan will be used to deliver English courses and also as IELTS registration point.
Canadian High Commissioner, Benoît-Pierre Laramée attended the event as special guest. HE Alison Blake, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh who was present as the chief guest 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 for 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 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 old).
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.