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Teaching resources

If you are an English language teacher or English Language Teaching (ELT) professional, we have lots of free resources to support your work.

You can:

  • sign up to our online teacher training courses
  • download free lesson plans and classroom materials
  • get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications
  • join discussion groups and access training materials.

Find out more on our TeachingEnglish website or see below for an overview of the different sections.

Teacher training

We offer a range of teacher training courses covering areas such as primary and secondary teaching, learning technologies and many other subjects. 
Learn more about teacher training.

Tablet app for classrooms

The British Council offers several phone and tablet applications that can be used to expand English language knowledge, practice for the IELTS exam, and polish up your skills. Discover our apps in this website.