British Council

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21/01/2020 - 4:29am

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 Analyst
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Sodeco
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +9611428900
Fax: +9611428908
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Sodeco
Phone: 
+9611428900
Website: 
Fax: 
+9611428908
Contact person's name: 
Maria Kahwagi
Partnerships: 
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The purpose of the consultancy is to design a quantitative methodology and tools for youth consultations around PVE strategy. In this way, youth priorities will be identified, and a greater connection and engagement will be established between them and main actors in a structured and systematic way.

The consultant will be expected to work up to a maximum of 60 days for the duration of the contract.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Expired
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The EU funded project “Strengthening Resilience - MENA II” (SR2) in Lebanon is part of a regional project. In Lebanon the programme involves supporting the delivery of The National Strategy for Preventing Violent Extremism that has been developed by the government and was ratified during March 2018.

The support will focus particularly on the development and delivery of a National Consultation Process that will take place throughout 2019, and an accompanying communication strategy.

Sunday, 9 February 2020
Expired

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Pay Band: 4/H (locally appointed)
Contract Duration: One year (renewable depending on business need)
Location: Beirut
Salary: 1,960,308 LBP
Closing date: 11.02.2020

Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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Contract Duration: 31 December 2020
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Pay Band 4/H (Locally appointed)
Salary: 1,968,308 LBP / medical insurance / annual leave
Closing date: 20 October 2019

Sunday, 20 October 2019
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