New Member: British Council

British Council

Although we receive a government grant in aid, the British Council is operationally independent from the UK government.  

All our work contributes to our purpose and Royal Charter aims:  

‘[to] advance, for the public benefit, any purpose which is exclusively charitable and which shall

  1. promote cultural relationships between the people of the United Kingdom and other countries;
  2. develop a wider knowledge of the English language; and  
  3. encourage educational co-operation between the United Kingdom and other countries, support the advancement of United Kingdom education and education standards overseas, and otherwise promote education’