USA

ELT-Consultants was founded in 2010, any projects or eventsCVisted 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.

 

 

Project: American English at State Facebook Live Presenter

Presented two hour-long Facebook live professional development events for worldwide teachers of English on the topic of using social media in the classroom to engage students in writing.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Duration: October 3, 2018

Donor: American English at State

Status: Awarded

Partner: American English at State, Washington, D.C.

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Project: Transitioning Refugee-background Students to Public School

Designed teacher training and resource guide to help classroom teachers effectively address the needs of refugee-background students arriving to the United States.

Facilitated school-wide project-based learning opportunities to give refugee-background students opportunities to shine as leaders and share their cultures with peers.

Location: Vermont, USA

Duration: September 2015 – June 2016

Donor: N/A

Status: N/A

Partner: Vermont Public School Position

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Event: CELTA Training 

Location: IH San Diego

Duration: 4 x 4 week courses 2012 - 2014

Donor: Partner: IH San Diego

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Event: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course Delivery of the Cambridge/ESOL CELTA course – a

pre-service training programme designed for teachers entering the English language teaching profession.

Location:  Miami Beach, USA

Duration:  September/October 2013 – 1 month               

Donor: Sol Schools International

Status: Awarded

Partner: Sol Schools International

                              _____________________________________________________

 

Project/event: CELTA training

Location: Los Angeles, USA

Duration: 2 months, July - August 2013

Status: Awarded

Partner: International House & University of Cambridge English Language Assessment

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Event: CELTA Training

Location: University of Texas at Austin

Duration: 4 x 4 week courses 2012 

Donor: University of Texas at Austin

Partner: University of Texas at Austin

                            _________________________________________________________

 

Event: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course Delivery of the Cambridge/ESOL CELTA course – a pre-service training programme designed for teachers entering the English language teaching profession.

Location:  New York, USA

Duration:  June 2012 – 1 month,  July 2012 – 1 month               

Donor: Teaching House, New York

Status: Awarded

Partner: Teaching House, New York

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Project/event: CELTA training

Location: San Diego, USA

Duration: 1 month, August 2011

Status: Awarded

Partner: International House & University of Cambridge English Language Assessment

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Event: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course. Delivery of the Cambridge/ESOL CELTA course – a pre-service training programme designed for teachers entering the English language teaching profession.

Location:  New York, USA

Duration:  July 2011 – 1 month

Donor: Teaching House, New York

Status: Awarded

Partner: Teaching House, New York

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Project/event: CELTA training

Location: San Diego, USA

Duration: 1 month, August 2011

Status: Awarded

Partner: International House & University of Cambridge English Language Assessment     

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Event: Spanish teacher – beginner to advanced levels

Location: Ridgewood, NJ

Duration:2005 - 2011

Donor/Partner: Inlingua Language School

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Event: Consultancy for National Geographic Learning. Aim: to develop a BICS (Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills) and CALP (Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency) syllabus for the award-winning series “Our World”.

Location: Boston, USA.

Duration: One week. 2011

Partner: National Geographic Learning

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Project: TOEFL iBT Test Scorer

Scored exams for TOEFL’s Internet-based writing test.

Location: Vermont, USA

Duration: November 2007 – June 2008

Donor:N/A

Status:N/A

Partner: Educational Testing Services, Princeton, NJ

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USA: Country facts

Population
  • 320.05  million 
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 50,859.39
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • n.a.
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 99
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 94
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 95
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 6.92
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 14
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 5.62

 

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014