Singapore

ELT-Consultants was founded in 2010, any projects 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/event: CELTA training

Location: Singapore

Duration: 1 month, June 2013

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council & University of Cambridge English Language Assessment

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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

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Event: YL conference presentation: 'Continuous professional development as a YL

teacher.

Location: British Council Singapore

Duration: September 2004

Donor: British Council, Singapore

Partner: British Council, Thailand

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Singapore: Country facts

Population
  • 5.41 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 71,474.89
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 95.9%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • n.a.
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • n.a.
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • n.a.
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 1.32
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 17
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 3.3

 

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014