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London, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
1934
Non-profit Organisation
Social Services
€500 million to €1 billion (EUR) per year
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The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

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Mission: The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to employing disabled people. The United ... Read more

British Council Reviews

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    I worked at British Council full-time

    Pros

    Good health insurance policies, generally well managed teaching centers

    Cons

    Very little flexibility with leaves and unsociable working hours in late evening or weekends

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to communicate policies very very clearly to employees. there's a lot of ambiguity about leave policy

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British Council Photos

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British Council photo of: Power of the Book
British Council photo of: The English Effect exhibition
British Council photo of: London Book Fair: Turkey Market Focus 2013
British Council photo of: Who we are. Photo: Mat Wright
British Council photo of: Aung San Suu Kyi visits new football community programme. Photo: with kind permission from Boothee
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British Council Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at British Council in March 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was conducted over Skype initially and the phone thereafter ( there was a poor connection on their part). There was a panel made up of regional staff and local country office staff .

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me to translate my specific skills and experience to specific core values in their manifesto and the role I was interviewing for e.g valuing people, creativity, inclusion etc.   Answer Question
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