The Autumn 2008 Inward Mission for agents from Colombia and Mexico took place between Monday 10 and Friday 14 November 2008. The group of 12 agents was also accompanied by a representative from the British Council offices in Bogota.
The week began with a showcase at TASIS, which included a welcome introduction by English UK’s Chief Executive, Tony Millns. In the afternoon, the group then moved on to a showcase in Oxford. In spite of the rain, the group enjoyed a sightseeing tour of the city, and in the evening were treated to a ‘traditional English’ curry, followed by the chance to taste real ales in an English pub.
The first workshop was held in Shrewsbury, and provided agents with the opportunity to meet with representatives from eleven English UK member centres throughout the day. On day three, the group travelled to Bristol, where they visited a further two schools before moving on to Bournemouth for the final three showcases. The week concluded with a workshop in Wimbledon, and a farewell dinner held on the Southbank in London.