British Council

Last modified: 
04/09/2018 - 2:57pm

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this work cultural relations.We work in over 100 countries worldwide to build engagement and trust for the UK through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people.We work in the arts, education, English, science and sport and last year we engaged face to face with 18.4 million people and reached 652 million. We are a non-political organisation which operates at arm’s length from government. Our total turnover in 2009/10 was £705 million, of which our grant-in-aid from the British government was £211 million. For every £1 of government grant we receive, we earn £2.50 from other sources.We have been in Lebanon since 1942 and changed the lives of thousands of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing our cultures and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organising society.So, whether you are aiming to learn the English language in Lebanon or in the UK, seeking for funding your studies, asking for assistance in searching a course in the UK, requiring a UK exam such as IELTS, or wanting to engage with the UK arts, education, or society sectors, we are in Lebanon as in other 220 cities around the globe running such operations and many other activities.
WHAT WE DO• Promote UK education• Teach English to young learners and adults• Work with teachers on developing their skills• Provide learning opportunities for professionals• Offer IELTS and Cambridge University examinations• Administer UK’s university and professional examinations• Run competitive scholarships for postgraduate studies in the UK• Develop education programmes and provide access to UK expertise in the English language• Create opportunities and foster partnerships between Lebanon and the UK in areas of arts, society and education

Acronym: 
BC
Organisation Type: 
International Government Agency
Founding Year: 
1942
Country of Origin: 
GB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Culture
Development
Education
Good governance and transparency
Social & Cultural Development
Contact person's position: 
HR Co-ordinator
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Sodeco Street Beirut 2064 1509- Lebanon
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +9611428900
Fax: +9611428908
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Sodeco Street
Additional: 
Beirut 2064 1509- Lebanon
Phone: 
+9611428900
Website: 
Email: 
general.enquiries@lb.britishcouncil.org
Fax: 
+9611428908
Contact person's name: 
Dalal Mcheik
Partnerships: 
N/A

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Role Type: Examination Services
Payband: H/4
Location: Beirut
Duration: Indefinite
Reports to: Examination Services Manager

Friday, 15 March 2019
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Role type: advisory, policy and expertise
Pay band: 7/F
Location: Levant
Duration: 2 years renewable
Reports: Head of Marketing Levant

Monday, 11 March 2019
Expired

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