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Monday, 25 October 2010

British Council language assistant scheme under threat

For more than a century, British students have been travelling abroad to teach in foreign classrooms as language assistants.

The tradition could now be in jeopardy after the British Council, which runs the programme, was forced to suspend next year's selection process following George Osborne's budget cuts.

The Independent


John Canning said...

In response to this article the British Council has informed us the Department of Education has not announced the suspension of the Languages Assistants programme.

BCLA2010 said...

Please help us to save the British Council Language Assistantship Scheme!

Just sign the petition and pass it on to anyone who is willing to listen: