Chinese Language and Cultural Programmes
The British Council offers a range of programmes to connect teachers and students with their counterparts in China, and bring an authentic and engaging experience of Chinese language and culture into the classroom.
UK head teachers can apply for a one-week visit to China, for professional development, networking and encouraging the teaching of Mandarin and Chinese culture at your school.
Dip into the world of China this summer and give your students a taste of what the world's new superpower has to offer. Sign-up your students for a week-long, fully-funded summer school.
A Language Assistant offers great support for teachers, bringing youth, enthusiasm and up-to-date knowledge of the language into the classroom.
A suite of creative teaching resources to bring Chinese language and culture alive in the classroom and assemblies.
The Mandarin Excellence Programme is a new intensive language programme, funded by the Department for Education, which will see at least 5,000 school pupils in England on track to fluency in Mandarin Chinese by 2020.