This are the selected feature stories from 'Tell your Tale' contest.

Selected Stories

Abid Khan Shuvo

IELTS & ACCA Candidate

The British Council is more than an educational institution where people from all walks in life with different thoughts, ideas and cultures are welcomed. Most importantly, the British Council is operated by efficient staffs and highly-qualified teachers who will never let you down with their services and teachings.

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Dhananjoy Kumar Mondol - Tell Your Tale

Dhananjoy Kumar Mondol


ব্রিটিশ কাউন্সিল ভাষা শিক্ষার পাশাপাশি প্রশিক্ষণ প্রদান করে শিক্ষকদের। উন্নয়ন করে শিক্ষাদান পদ্ধতির। আর আধুনিক বিশ্বজনীন শিক্ষার সাথে পরিচয় ঘটিয়ে শিক্ষকের পেশাদারিত্বকে সমৃদ্ধ করে। অবশেষে Connecting Classroom প্রজেক্টে রেজিট্রেশনের মাধ্যমে সংযোগ ঘটে ব্রিটিশ কাউন্সিলের সাথে। রেজিস্ট্রেশন পর্ব শেষ হতে না হতেই ব্রিটিশ কাউন্সিল ঢাকা অফিস থেকে টেলিফোন করা হল। আমি অভিভূত হলাম। এত সুন্দর যোগাযোগ ও প্রয়োজনীয় সাহায্য আমাকে মুগ্ধ করল। আমার আত্মবিশ্বাস বেড়ে গেল। কাজে নেমে পড়লাম।

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Dr. K. Siddique-E Rabbani - Tell Your Tale

Dr. K. Siddique-E Rabbani

Bio-medical Physicist & Researcher

The British council provided enormous support when I was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 1974 for a PhD in Microelectronics at Southampton University. Living in the UK made me realise how indigenous technological innovations contributes to quality of life, enhancement of the common people, and gave me the realisation of my responsibility in life: using technology to improve the quality of life of our deprived people back home. 

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Elma Adnin - Tell Your Tale

Elma Adnin

IGCSE O-level Candidate

The moment I entered the doors of the British Council, I was greeted with warm smiles. I was impressed to see that everything was so organised and well maintained. I walked down the hallway and found two officials who were there to help me to register and guide me. It seemed as if a smile was plastered on my face. As it was my first time, I had many questions and doubts, which were happily answered by the officials. 

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Farah Naz Sattar Bannya - Tell Your Tale

Farah Naz Sattar Bannya

Library Member

My reading selection changed over the years due to necessity and choice. From fairy tales to adventure stories to romantic novels to historical epics, my taste evolved. But one thing remained unchanged - my best friend! Because of the British Council Library, books became my lifelong friend, philosopher and guide.

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Farhad Haque - Tell Your Tale

Farhad Haque

Schools Exams & ACCA Candidate

It was like a dream, for someone like me from a normal middle class family, to have this journey, and the 20-30 minutes advice from the British Council has changed my whole track of education. If there is any single student who is grateful to the British Council, it’s me. 

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Khandoker Asef Safa Kabir Upal - Tell Your Tale

Khandoker Asef Safa Kabir Upal

University Faculty

The British Council facilitated my academic, creative and cultural grooming. It constructed the foundation of the man that I would become in future. Today I am not only proud because of my British education, but also because of my ability to think broadly that I can pass on to my students. There was a time in my life when I was utterly hopeless. Today I have a prestigious profession and achieved financial success and social respect. 

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M. Shamsul Hoque - Tell Your Tale

M. Shamsul Hoque

ELT Specialist

Mr. Johnson, education adviser to the British Council called my Principal, asking him to tell me to meet him. I went to the British Council, my heart in my mouth, and met Mr. Johnson and Mr. Phillips. The meeting lasted only about 30 minutes, but its outcomes brought a sea of change in my life. After due process, I was given a study-award that enabled me to do a diploma in education in ELT at Exeter University. The course sparked within me a lifelong interest in ELT.

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M Tofazzal Islam - Tell Your Tale

M. Tofazzal Islam

Researcher & University Faculty

I won several awards including the UGC Award in 2004 and 2008 and the prestigious Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) Gold Medal and Award 2011 in senior group for my overall research contribution. I am indeed thankful to the British Council for progressing my research career to achieve these recognitions. I wish to keep in continue my rewarding collaboration with researchers from UK universities through supports from the British Council.

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