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.


Project: British Council Vietnam (for Laos)- Development of an English Language Strategic Planning Framework for the Lao educational curriculum

1)    Enhanced primary English teaching knowledge and skills among relevant Ministry of Education personnel and teacher trainers

2)    Provide training on Principles and Practices of Teaching English to Young Learners

3)    Support for completion of the English curriculum

4)    Provide training on how to write the curriculum and develop the teacher materials drawing upon CEFR framework

5)    Revisit and review current curriculum

6)    Ministry of Education staff, pre-service and in-service teacher educators understand the role and principles of the new curriculum and the role of setting and agreeing standards for teacher performance

Location: Thalat and Vang Vieng, Laos

Duration: October to November 2017

Donor: FCO, UK

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council


Event: Teaching English to Ministry staff

Location: Vientiane

Duration: December 1995 –June 1996

Donor: British Council, Chiang Mai &UNDP 

Partner: Laos Ministries


Laos: Country facts

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

  • 6.77  million 
GDP per capita ( 2011 PPP$):
  • 4,351.27
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older):
  • 72.7
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 123
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 47
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 17
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 30.05
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 37
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)          
  • 3.31


Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014