ELT-Consultants was founded in 2010, any projects or events listed before that year

were delivered by individual Directors or Associates (please refer to individual CV). 

Projects and events listed in descending year order, with newest first.


Event: Seminars on “Content-based Learning” for primary school teachers.  

Location: Bogota and Baranquilla, Colombia.

Duration: 3 hours per event (2 events). November 2013.

Partner: National Geographic Learning.


Event: Delivered two full teacher training courses on “Can do Assessment”.

Location: Bogota and Manizales.

Duration: 10 hours x 2 cities. May and June 2011.

Partner: Macmillan Education.     



Events: Delivered seminars, workshops and plenaries at the major national ELT conferences, including TESOL-Colombia and CCA (Centro Colombiano Americano) annual conference. In-house ELT training to teachers in schools, universities and PLS throughout Colombia.  

Location: all main cities in Colombia (Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Pereira, Cartagena, Baranquilla, Santa Marta, Bucaramanga, Armenia, Manizales, and Pasto)

Duration: on a regular basis from 1985 to 1997.

Partner: Cambridge University Press



Columbia: Country facts

  • 48.32 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 11,687.25
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 93.6%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 107
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 93
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 45
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 15.29
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 25
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 4.49

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014