Pakistan

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: PEELI (Punjab Education and English Language Initiative) project
The Punjab Education and English Language Initiative (PEELI) is a five-year project running from 2013-2018 that aims to reach 300,000 English medium teachers in all 36 districts of Punjab. Run in partnership with the DSD (Directorate of Staff Development) and in line with the Government of Punjab’s shift to English as a medium of instruction, PEELI aims to develop the capacity of government school teachers and trainers to deliver quality learning in the English medium classroom. This is the largest, single British Council teacher training project in the South Asia region and is rapidly attracting the interest of both internal and external partners locally, regionally and globally.

The project was to write the training materials for teachers of Maths, Science and Computer Science at Elementary level (grades 6-8) who are required to teach in English.

Face-to-face delivery by PEELI’s locally-engaged training consultants.
Approximately 25 hours in length, ideally for delivery over 5 days with the following structure:
1.    Demonstration lessons

2.    Micro-teaching

3.    Feedback/input/demonstration lessons

4.    Microteaching

5.    Feedback/input

All demonstration and microteaching activities are based on extracts from Government of Punjab textbooks.
Methodologies exemplify and promote a child-centred, interactive approach.
Participant materials (participant manual and micro-teaching pack) are appropriate for trainees with English CEFR A1-A2.
Trainer materials contain both instructions and answers/suggested feedback for all participant activities. They are written in English appropriate for trainers at CEFR B2.

Location: Pakistan

Duration:  November 2014 – March 2015

Donor: British Council

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council, Ministry of Education

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Project: PEELI (Punjab Education and English Language Initiative) project

The Punjab Education and English Language Initiative (PEELI) is a five-year project running from 2013-2018 that aims to reach 300,000 English medium teachers in all 36 districts of Punjab. Run in partnership with the DSD (Directorate of Staff Development) and in line with the Government of Punjab’s shift to English as a medium of instruction, PEELI aims to develop the capacity of government school teachers and trainers to deliver quality learning in the English medium classroom. This is the largest, single British Council teacher training project in the South Asia region and is rapidly attracting the interest of both internal and external partners locally, regionally and globally.

The project was to write the training materials for teachers of Maths, Science and Computer Science at Elementary level (grades 6-8) who are required to teach in English.

  • Face-to-face delivery by PEELI’s locally-engaged training consultants.
  • Approximately 25 hours in length, ideally for delivery over 5 days with the following structure:

1.    Demonstration lessons

2.    Micro-teaching

3.    Feedback/input/demonstration lessons

4.    Microteaching

5.    Feedback/input

  • All demonstration and microteaching activities are based on extracts from Government of Punjab textbooks.
  • Methodologies exemplify and promote a child-centred, interactive approach.
  • Participant materials (participant manual and micro-teaching pack) are appropriate for trainees with English CEFR A1-A2.
  • Trainer materials contain both instructions and answers/suggested feedback for all participant activities. They are written in English appropriate for trainers at CEFR B2.

Location: Pakistan

Duration:  November 2014 – March 2015

Donor: British Council

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council, Ministry of Education

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Project: TYLEC (Trinity College London Young learner English Course): Write, design and tailor 30 workshops for the Trinity College/British Council Young Learner (TYLEC) course for British Council teaching centre teachers.

Location: British Council MENA region

Duration:  February– May 2014

Donor: British Council, MENA

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council MENA

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Project: British Council MENA (Middle East and North Africa) YL  summer school: Story based content for regional YL summer school for 6/7 age range at 3 levels of proficiency (beginner, elementary and pre-intermediate) x 36 hours each level.

Location: British Council MENA region

Duration:  15th February 2013 – to date

Donor: British Council

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council MENA

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Project: Kid’s READ - MENA: Team writer for the ‘Kid’s Read’ literacy programme which supports extensive reading for pleasure for primary pupils in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. Selection of suitable story books for primary aged pupils, selected for whole class, group and individual reading.

Winner of the Silver Stevie Prize: corporate social responsibility programme of the year in the Middle East and North Africa - HSBC

Location: Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan

Duration:  2011

Donor: HSBC

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council

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Project: Kid’s READ: Teacher trainer, parent trainer, community trainer at the British Council and HSBC Kids Read Launch

Location: Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Pakistan

Duration:  2011

Donor: HSBC

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council

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Pakistan: Country facts


Population
  • 182.14 million

GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 4,360.35
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 54.9%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 93
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 37
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 10
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 39.01
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 41
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 2.37

 

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014