Calling all school counsellors, teachers, education advisors and agents, give your students the edge with our inaugural UK-MY Summer School Programme. Join our in-person forum and networking session to understand the benefits of the Summer School Programmes for your students such as experiencing cultural diversity, English language excellence, and world-class education as well as gain more insights on current trends of the UK English Language Teaching market. The event will be held on December 11th in Penang and 12th in Kuala Lumpur respectively. 

Date Time Venue
Monday, 11 December 2023 10.00am – 12.00pm The Prestige Hotel, Penang
Tuesday, 12 December 2023 3.00pm – 5.00pm The Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

A. Features of Event

Explore emerging markets and opportunities in UK ELT Sector

Join English UK – the national membership association of accredited English language teaching (ELT) centres in the UK as they share their outstanding work in promoting the highest quality in teaching and student services. They will also cover topics such as the importance of accreditation and quality assurance in ELT centres, safeguarding of juniors, english course and programme options available for students and the UK visa system for ELT students.

First glimpse of British Council Malaysia’s UK-MY Summer School Programme

Explore our pilot project as we provide you with everything that you need to know on the UK-MY Summer School Programme such as its delivery model, the benefits to students and practical advice for managing and organising the programme in Malaysia.

Stay connected and expand your professional network

The forum will be followed by a networking session that offers a great platform for agents and counsellors to expand your professional network, forge valuable connections and explore exciting opportunities with like-minded professionals and peers.

B. About the UK-MY Summer School Programme

Emulating the success of the British Council-TIECA UK English Summer Schools in Thailand, the UK-MY Summer School Programme will be a two-week programme that includes a combination of English competency or business English sessions, academic overviews and cultural immersion in the UK. It offers a valuable opportunity for students (ages 12 to 15, 16 to 21) who wish to undertake short term study abroad in selected schools and universities in the UK while learning about the UK’s wonderful and varied culture at first hand. 

C. Become a certified UK Agent or Counsellor

To support education advisers a better understanding of the UK education system, the British Council is pleased to announce the launch of a new, free, agent and counsellor training and engagement hub.

The hub represents every level of UK education and includes information on what international students will need to study at an English Language School, Independent School, College, or Higher Education Provider. It will provide a one stop shop for agents and counsellors to engage with the UK as a study destination.

Why should you sign up?

  • Free of charge: no registration fee, no recertification fee.
  • 100% online learning: content grouped in thematic areas, not by study level, total study time has been reduced by 25%.
  • Flexible learning: modules can be taken in any order, at any time. Experienced advisers can fast-track straight to the assessment – saving study time!
  • Online certificates generated immediately: upon successful completion. After passing an assessment and signing up to the Code of Ethical Practice, you can be listed as ‘certified’ UK study advisor on a public-facing website.

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