UK International School Qualifications can unlock your child's potential

Helping your child achieve their best at school - and beyond - takes teamwork. Together with you and our education partners, the British Council helps them flourish and fulfil their potential.

Why choose UK International School Qualifications?

UK International School Qualifications are recognised around the world, helping your child unlock opportunities.

  • A globally recognised education: One of the most widely sought-after international school qualifications, welcomed by over 800 of the world’s top universities
  • A holistic learning pathway: An education that focuses on creativity, critical thinking, and flexibility. Students acquire transferable skills that will prepare them for higher education, work, and life
  • A focus on both breadth and depth: Offers a variety of subjects to suit their skills, preferences, and life aspirations, making learning fun and engaging

Why choose a British Council Partner School?

British Council Partner Schools is a British Council enhanced support service for partner schools that deliver an international UK curriculum leading to exams such as the O level, International GCSE and A level, administered in cooperation with the British Council.  

As a parent, you want to ensure that the school you choose for your child will provide a well-rounded and enriching learning experience. When you choose a British Council Partner School, your child will receive all the support they need to flourish. Together with our education partners, we enable schools to deliver the best learning outcomes for students:

  • Supporting academic excellence: Our global community of over 85,000 teachers and school leaders actively engage with our professional development resources, networking opportunities, and research which support students to achieve academic excellence. Every year, we hold the British Council Partner Schools Appreciation Ceremony called ‘Together We Grow’ event which celebrates the collaborative efforts of educators and school leaders who support internationally minded students and empowering them to develop diverse viewpoints.
  • Shaping global citizens: Programmes such as Partner Schools Connect and Schools Now Conference, that link our 2100 schools across the world, provide your child with a more global perspective as they become part of a diverse learning community that extends beyond the classroom.
  • Developing 21st-century core skills: Activities such as the British Council’s Your World video-making competition help students develop 21st-century core skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving, collaboration, and communication. 
  • Fostering a safe and secure learning environment: We help schools create a safe environment for their students, by providing safeguarding resources, child protection awareness training and e-safety support for parents, students, and schools.
  • Creating opportunities: The British Council’s wider expertise in education, arts, culture, and the English language creates a positive impact for our school communities, giving students easy access to international culture and educational opportunities.

British Council Partner Schools List 


British Council Partner School
PEC Private School


British Council Partner School
Shwe Maw Kun Private School

Pyin Oo Lwin

British Council Partner School
Tara's International School

"To say with 4 different paths, parents can attend the webinars that celebrate by the British Council Partner Schools. As for the students as well, they can join and participate global competition like ‘Your World Competition’. Also for the founders and principals of the schools, we have special programmes of training how to lead and manage the schools to provide better quality service education to our students.”

– Teacher Yu Mon Soe, Founder/Principal of Tara’s International School