What we do
At ELT-Consultants we are continually strengthening our business to make sure clients receive bespoke programmes which meet their needs and particular contextual circumstances. We do this through innovative thinking and by drawing on the immense talent and energy of our internationally based consultants, who make us both global and local.
We are active at all levels of English language curriculum reform: needs analysis, scoping visits, training, mentoring, materials writing, monitoring and evaluation, report writing and working remotely with in-country teams.
Our geographical and experiential footprint combine to make us a powerful partner, especially for large scale projects.
Monitoring and Evaluation
ELT-Consultants are global leaders in providing in depth knowledge and support to government agencies at national and local level and to international development agencies and partners, as they seek to enhance people's English skills and professional development. By developing English competency, people are able to prosper through stimulated economic growth.
We have experience not only in the design and delivery of large curriculum reform projects projects, often across multiple locations, we can also manage the monitoring and evaluation of such programmes. Elt-Consultants specializes managing the delivery of all aspects of English curriculum reform, from project scoping, project needs analysis to the final monitoring and evaluation stages. As curriculum reform systems grow and develop, we can help track, support and manage them.
ELT-Consultants have a wealth of experience working with Ministries of Education in curriculum development. Curriculum development goes hand in hand with course book writing and design. The team has worked in the following countries to develop and support curriculum development:
United Arab Emirates (adapting Global English: Cambridge University Press)
Hong Kong SAR (New Magic: Oxford University Press)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Get Ready: Macmillan Education)
Palestine (English for Palestine: Macmillan Education)
South Africa (Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT) methodology: British Council and Department of Basic Education – CiPELT is now accredited in South Africa and used as the methodology component for primary teachers)
Sudan (SMILE: MoE production)
Uzbekistan (supporting English for Kids: MoE production)
Yemen (Caravan for Yemen: MacMillan Education)
Wendy Arnold had roles for many years in the IATEFL Young Learner and Teenagers Special Interest Group (YLT Sig) of joint Co-Ordinator, discussion co-ordinator and conference organizer. Organizing and delivering YL talks and workshops, co-ordinating with well-known speakers and experts in the field.
In addition, all of our consultants present regularly at international conferences around the globe. For further details check the curriculum vitaes on each consultant’s Linkedin profiles.
ELT-Consultants takes pride in the quality of the training materials that it has provided to its clients. The British Council global training package CiPELT (Certificate in Primary English Teaching) a 30 hour experiential training package for A2 primary teachers is one such example.
ELT-Consultants were also team writers for the British Council ‘Kids Read’. This is
a literacy programme which supports extensive reading for pleasure for primary pupils in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. ‘Kids Read’ was awarded the Silver Stevie Prize: Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in the Middle East and North Africa - HSBC and British Council.
ELT-Consultants Founders and Associates have also been involved with publishing primary teaching resource materials for all the major publishing houses.
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Our policy is to support Ministry of Education (MoEs) and institutions in developing training programmes that are relevant to the needs of their educational system and society. Our aim is to help trainers to embrace lifelong learning as they gain new skills as key developmental change agents and mentors.
ELT-Consultants have a strong track record in both designing and delivering bespoke trainer training and also in delivering off-the-shelf training courses. We are experienced in designing face to face, on-line and blended training and can provide training thought our own on-line training platform. ELT-Consultants have years of expertise in designing cascade model training systems.
ELT-Consultants will always start from a discussion and assessment of the client’s needs in order to provide solutions designed to make a lasting difference within the educational system.