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British Council week 3 - 10 OCTOBER 2002

The Bahrain office recently held a British Council Week from 3 - 10 October with various on-site and off-site activities taking place the purpose of which was to raise awareness of what the British Council has to offer. Activities that were held during this time included:

  • British theme day for all classes.
  • An art competition as part of the 'Citizenship and Global Awareness' education project between the British Council and the Ministry of Education.
  • Storytelling for 7 to 20 year olds
  • Launching of a new range of business courses for Training managers
  • Fete which was held at the Director's residence to raise funds for equipment for the Bahrain Down Syndrome Society
British Council  week 3
Musicians Hand painting

HRH Duke of York visit to British Council 7 October 2002

HRH Duke of YorkHRH Duke of York recently visited the Bahrain from 6 - 8 October 2002 in his new role as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.

During his visit he toured the British Council where he opened a Citizenship Education Exhibition and met visiting delegates from the Citizenship Foundation, UK as well as students from Ministry of Education and private schools.

He also viewed the exhibited work of the British Council students who participated in the Global Children Art Competition. He spoke to British Council students who were attending their regular classes and ended off his tour of the British Council by being presented to past ex-Chevening Scholars who attended UK Universities during the last 15 years.

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