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February | Updates Vol. 1

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Welcome to latest edition of our newsletter! 

Tomorrow we celebrate Safer Internet Day. For the past year we have been working, studying, socialising and learning from the Internet. We present our resources to help you, your students and childrenin using the Internet safely.

In this edition you can also find webinars for Teachers. The Reading and Writing webinars for Cambridge International English as a Second Language, as well as other webinars offered by Cambridge International for IGCSE and AS and A level subjects.

Some other interesting webinars are organised also by Cambridge Assessment English. Among the many offered we choose to highlight the webinar on "Supporting English Learners with Dyslexia" and one on talking to parents about whether young learners are ready to take an exam.

For IELTS candidates can watch expert live sessions through Facebook as well as download the IELTS Prep App to prepare for their exam.

We also recommend reading the Great British Education magazine where parents, students, counsellors and teachers can find out useful information on studying in the UK.

Finally, you can also see our pick this fortnight on the Digital Library. 

We hope you find these resources useful.

Best wishes,

British Council Cyprus



Safer Internet Day

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The British Council supports Safer Internet Day every year by offering resources to teachers and students on how to use the Internet safer. This year we celebrate Safer Internet Day on 9 February. Check out our resources to help your students during this time when the use of internet has increased and is now an essential part of our everyday life.

Find out our resources


Webinars for Teachers

The promotional image of the onlilne webinars "Tips for teachers: teaching Cambridge International IGCSE English as a Second Language Reading and Writing"

The "Reading" and "Writing" webinars will focus on improving your teaching practice and approach, as well as provide tips to new teachers, so that you can give your learners the best possible preparation and help teachers understand the standard expected in order to prepare students effectively. The webinars are offered in February and March.

Register for these webinars

Cambridge International Webinars - Early Bird Discount

The early bird registrations for the tutor guided marking workshops of Cambridge Assessment International Education, starting on 7 April 2021 will close on 9 February 2021. Bookings made on or after this date will be charged at the full registration fee.


Cambridge International IGCSE webinars

Click on the subject below for information and registration.

- Art & Design
- Biology
- Chemistry
- English - Second Language


Cambridge International AS and A level webinars

Click on the subject below for information and registration.

- Geography
- Global Perspectives
- History
- Mathematics



CAE webinars - dyslexia and young learners

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Cambridge Assessment English is presenting a series of webinars for teachers planned for February and March. You can see their webinar plan by clicking the button below. We recommend two teacher webinars today.

Cambridge Assessment English webinars

Supporting English Learners with Dyslexia

Find out how the new Teacher Guides by Cambridge Assessment English can help you support learners with dyslexia in this new webinar. Whether you are preparing learners for Pre A1 Starters or B2 First for Schools, join this free webinar to learn more about supporting every student.

Register here

Are my young learners ready to take an exam?

This webinar aims to help Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyers teachers understand if their student is ready for the exams and talk to parents about their child’s progress.

When? Tuesday 9 March, 09.00 and Thursday 11 March, 15.00 (UK time)

Register here


IELTS Expert Live and IELTS new campaign

The IETLS Expert Live schedule

Expert live sessions for IELTS test takers

IELTS test takers can join this month’s Facebook Live sessions with our IELTS expert and get exclusive test tips. Mark the dates on the calendar and join through Facebook.

Join Expert Live
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IELTS Prep App

Download the IELTS Prep App and access blog posts, test tips, practice material, and much more to help you prepare for the test!

Click to download


Great British Education magazine

The cover of the Great British Education magazine "Studying in the UK"

The digital version of this year’s Great British Education magazine is out. The magazine provides international parents and students an overview of the academic experiences offered by the UK's world-leading universities and independent schools. It contains practical information and advice for applicants, and it reaffirms that UK education offers a passport to success.

Read the magazine here

The British Council's Digital Library

British Council Digital Library audiobooks recommendations

Download #audiobooks by Carmel Harrington through the British Council Digital Library and start listening from the comfort of your home.

Learn more

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