Remote teaching: IELTS SOS
IELTS SOS is our last-minute preparation course for the IELTS exam. It helps student develop the skills they need for the exam through live online classes with our expert teachers. Students can choose from our workshops at the time that best suits them: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Know more here. Further information from Robert Chatfield (firstname.lastname@example.org), Remote Teaching Centre Manager.
Remote teaching: Classes for Iraq Petronor
Our Remote Teaching Centre team will provide English classes to oil company Petronor, based near Basra in Iraq. Phase two of the project will begin in January 2019. Further information from Robert Chatfield (email@example.com), Remote Teaching Centre Manager.
Remote teaching: Plan Ceibal language lessons
In partnership with Plan Ceibal we deliver lessons for over 1,000 groups of pupils in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Uruguayan public schools. Further information from Yohana Solis (firstname.lastname@example.org), Deputy Remote Teaching Centre Manager.
English language assistants in Argentina
As part of an exchange programme between the British Council and the Ministry of Education in Argentina, eight English language assistants spend six months at teacher training colleges in different provinces in Argentina. Further information from Lauren Fiszzon (email@example.com), Education Services Manager.
Welsh language programme
March-December 2018. Trevelin, Gaiman and Trelew, Chubut
Based in Chubut, three Welsh language development officers work with nursery, primary, secondary and adult students. This Welsh language programme is funded by the Welsh Government, the Wales Argentina Society (Cymdeithas Cymru-Ariannin) and the British Council. Social activities such as dance and music are also part of the programme. Further information from Sergio Mobilia (firstname.lastname@example.org), Senior Education Services Manager.
Music: The Selector airs in Futurock FM
The Selector is the British Council’s award-winning radio show that covers all styles of music from indie, dubstep, folk, soul, electro and everything in between. It premiered in Argentina 3 May 2018. The 1 hour show is presented by Maxi Martina and airs every Thursday at 19 hs in Futurock FM radio. You can listen to the past shows here. Further information from Verónica Bergna (email@example.com), Arts Officer.
Education: Higher Education Links Open Call
10 May-13 July 2018
Higher Education Links is a British Council programme to provide small scale seed funding for high quality bi-national collaborations (Argentina – UK) aimed to improve the role that Argentine Higher Education Institutions play on the regional development agenda with a global focus. Call for proposals opens 10 May 2018 and closes 13 July 2018. Know more here. Further information from Sergio Mobilia (firstname.lastname@example.org), Education Services Senior Manager.
Theatre: The Tempest
17 May-5 August 2018. Teatro San Martín
British director Penny Cherns, responsible of the Classic Performance Master of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), comes to Buenos Aires to direct a local cast in her version of the Shakespeare classic The Tempest. This play is part of the British Season at the Buenos Aires Theatre Complex, that will run until October featuring 5 plays that showcase the best talent from Argentina and the UK. Know more here. Further information from Verónica Bergna (email@example.com), Arts Officer.
Visual Arts: Residency La Ira de Dios and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
21 May-10 August 2018. Buenos Aires and Edinburgh
After receiving three artists in residence from Scotland in February 2018 at La Ira de Dios, the second part of the programme will have Argentine artist Santiago Poggio travelling to Edinburgh to participate in a 2 month residency at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, where he will develop among other artists an exhibition work that will be presented at the Edinburgh Arts Festival, opening on July 26. Know more here. Further information from Verónica Bergna (firstname.lastname@example.org), Arts Officer.