English Programmes 

The British Council is incorporated by the Royal Charter and is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. English Programmes aims for transformational change in English language policy and practice, with the belief that better teaching and learning of English increases academic and career opportunities and enables people to participate actively in a global society. We support language teaching and learning in a multilingual world, helping to ensure inclusive and equitable quality language education in line with UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.

TeachingEnglish is the world’s largest online English teaching community. Teachers and teacher educators can build their professional network, share ideas and knowhow, and stay up to date with the latest research and innovations in teaching.

About the Grant 

The British Council's English Programmes is announcing grants for networks of English teachers in Thailand to receive 4 grants of 100,000 Baht each to enhance the benefits for teachers and teachers educators in Thailand from the British Council's "TeachingEngish" website. The invitation is for established and active networks, clusters, areas, associations, and other such groups in the field of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Thai primary and secondary school phases with the overall aim being to meaningfully increase teachers' and teacher educators' sustained engagement with TeachingEnglish free, online self-study courses (MOOCs) and webinars. 

Funding will be agreed for a maximum period of project activities within twelve (12) months. The expected research output/ final report must be in English. The grant will be awarded to the Education Service Area/Institution(s) of the lead applicant.


We are looking for institution(s) and organisation(s) which are based in Thailand. These can include:

  • Public or private school networks, educational service areas
  • Non-formal education networks
  • Teacher network and online teacher network
  • Teacher associations
  • Higher education institutions

You must have access to and administrative authority of an existing network of at least 300 Thai pre/in-service primary and/or secondary teachers/teacher educators of English as a subject in basic education to be eligible to apply for this grant.

Important Dates



25 April 2024 Information Session (Online) and Open Call for Proposal 
19 May 2024 Deadline for Proposal 
1 July 2024 Activity Start Date 
31 March 2025 Activity End Date 

 *Please note that these dates are fixed dates and all deadlines and other information can be found in the Call for Proposal documents below.

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