Hong Kong SAR

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: Literacy in the language classroom: the role of the YL professional in developing reading and writing skills in young learners

Conference with training workshops. Plenary speakers: Alan Maley, Andy Kirkpatrick-HKIEd, Ng Seok Moi-University of Auckland (HK only), Gertrude Tinker Sachs-Georgia State University (HK only), Regina Davamoni (Singapore only), Lynn Ling-Yin-University of East London (Singapore only), Annie Hughes-York University (Singapore only).

Trainers: Caroline Linse-Sookmyung Women’s University, Andrew Wright, Wendy Arnold, Margaret Lo-HKU, Rosie McLaughlin/William Yip, Gordon Lewis

Location: Hong Kong SAR and Singapore

Duration:  24 – 26th November, 2007

Sponsors: British Council, OUP, Lorna Whiston Study Centres, The University of York, US government, Stanford House,

Partner: British Council/IATEFL YLT Sig, Lorna Whiston Study Centres (Singapore)

Conference Publication: Literacy in the language classroom: the role of the YL professional in developing reading and writing skills in young learners (2008) W. Arnold, K. Powell, H. Mol (eds) Published by IATEFL YL sig

ISBN 978-1-901095-27-2


Project: Project Management of English Adventure. Conception, acquisition, design, construction and launch of English Adventure Bus. Syllabus, materials, resources, staffing of mobile computer assisted classroom on-board double-decker bus, targeting primary schools in less-privileged areas of Hong Kong. High profile CSR joint collaboration project between British Council and Prudential Assurance.

Location: Hong Kong

Duration:  2004-5

Donor: Prudential Assurance, KMB (Kowloon Bus Company)

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council Hong Kong, Prudential Assurance


Event: Primary ELT Conference: Websites for the Primary Classroom

Location: Hong Kong

Duration:  January 2003

Donor: British Council Hong Kong

Status: Awarded

Partner: Hong Kong Education and Manpower Bureau


Hong Kong: Country facts

  • 7.188 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 38,123.5
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 93.5%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 105
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 99
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 67
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • n.a.
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 14
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 3.8

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014