Award for positive social impact

The British Council has been working with Plan Ceibal since 2012 to address the low levels of English teaching in Uruguay due to the shortage of teachers in the region, this challenge was met with technological innovation, implementing a videoconferencing project that impacted 550 schools in the country. British Expertise International awarded the prize to Plan Ceibal and the British Council in the Positive Social Impact category, as favorable and lasting results were evidenced in the 24 months prior to the competition. Find out more about the British Expertise International here.