As a global organisation, we connect with 80 million people in 100 countries through activities including arts programmes, English language teaching and exams.
The health of our colleagues, students and customers is our priority throughout this rapidly evolving situation. We are following local government and health authority guidance in this regard.
The British Council Sri Lanka offices and libraries will be closed to the public and all events suspended until further notice.
The Teaching Centres will remain closed and we are working towards alternative ways for all students to continue their learning. We are directly in touch with our students on updates regarding delivering our courses online.
All IELTS testing in Sri Lanka will resume in May 2020 and candidates can register for the May test sessions. Click here for the latest updates on test schedules.
Delivery in the Maldives remains postponed until further notice.
We are aware of the latest announcements by both Cambridge and Pearson exam boards not to hold any General Qualification examinations in the May/June 2020 exam series, globally. We are in consultation with both boards on further guidance and will share more information with our schools and candidates soon. We recognise what a challenging time this is for both school and private candidates, and how hard you’ve worked towards your exams.
Following the UK Awarding Bodies’ decision to cancel the May/June 2020 exams, their latest updates on grading can be found here: