Booth 69 — Information Desk
British Council Cyprus has been operating in Cyprus since the 1930s and is now based at a renovated old building in the old city of Nicosia, at the corner of Onasagorou and Aristotelous street. British Council, Cyprus works mainly in two areas; Education and English (including Examinations) although organizes also projects on Culture and Arts.
Our Education unit works closely with schools, counsellors, teachers and parents to provide the best information regarding UK Education through presentations and seminars, Education Exhibitions, placement/counselling and translation services. We also support UK institutions to develop their international work by organizing the UK education exhibitions, market intelligence via consultancy, Direct Marketing services; and by enabling them to build links with institutions in Cyprus through contact with key individuals.
Our Exams unit organizes more than 40,000 exams annually, for candidates from all over the island. We deliver the widest range of exams in the EU region: ESOL – English as a Second Language (IELTS, Cambridge ESOL, IGCSE), School exams (Edexcel, Cambridge) in all subjects, university exams, professional exams such as ACCA (Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants), and music exams ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music).
Apart from organizing the exams we assist teachers in preparing students appropriately for the exams, by organising development seminars and we work closely with the Ministry of Education & Culture to build capacity and improve standards at inspector, as well as Head Teacher and teacher level in schools and universities, mainly through providing English Language consultancies.