Tuesday 14 July 2020 - 11:23 to Thursday 30 July 2020 - 23:59

An online competition for teachers titled "Best English Video Lesson" aims to create the best English video lessons linked to various British Council online resources and mapped to the school curriculum for all grades and thus, to support teachers in their remote teaching. It is held for English teachers of primary and secondary schools of Kazakhstan with specific focus on Mangystau and Atyrau regions.

Applied teachers will participate in a webinar conducted by the UK consultant. They will learn how to create a high-quality English video lesson and have a chance to apply the knowledge and skills they gained from the training to the creation of their own video lessons. They will choose a vocabulary or grammar topic from the school curriculum and find the relevant activity from one of the British Council’s websites:

The panel of judges will identify ten finalists with best video entries in each of the three geographic categories:

  • Category 1: Atyrau region
  • Category 2: Mangystau region
  • Category 3: all other regions of Kazakhstan

The 30 finalists will participate in an online training programme delivered by the UK consultant to help them improve their video lessons. After completing the training, finalists will record new videos and compete for prizes.

How to participate:

1.Fill out the online Application form in English

2.Receive your invitation and participate in the webinar on how to create a high-quality video lesson, delivered by the UK expert

3.Record a video lesson on a selected topic, upload it to YouTube and send the link to this e-mail: Please mark your message "Competition"

4.Become one of the 30 finalists and get an exclusive training from the UK Consultant, and a chance to win a laptop! 


  • Be selected as one of the 30 best teachers - video makers
  • Participate in exclusive training delivered by the UK expert
  • Become an author of the video lesson, which will be used all around Kazakhstan
  • Get a chance to win prizes – laptops, tablets, headphones and web-cameras

Interested candidates should submit the completed online Application form  by 30 July 2020, 23.59h Nur-Sultan.