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: 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



Project/Event: National curriculum for English evaluation and reform projects (UAE, Qatar)

Location: Remote work

Duration: 2016-17

Donor: Ministries of Education

Status: Awarded

Partner:  Cambridge Assessment English



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


Event: Ministry of Education Oman EFL Mini Conference; British Festival:ELT Event
A two country roadshow – a collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the British Council. Plenaries and workshops.

Plenary: Dr. Angi Malderez and Wendy Arnold

Location: Oman (Nizwa, Muscat, Sohar); Qatar (Doha)

Duration:  24-25th March, 2014 and 27th March, 2014

Donor: British Council, MoE Oman

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council, Ministry of Education Oman; Indian School Al Gubrah Muscat


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



Event: Teacher training-Matching materials to learners: A collaboration between the IATEFL YLT Sig and the British Council Middle East resulted in a six country roadshow focusing on materials adaptation for primary, preparatory and secondary coursebooks and learners.

Location: Qatar, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE (Dubai and Fujairah), Oman

Duration:  20th March – 3rd April, 2010
Donor: British Council
Partner: British Council/IATEFL YLT Sig


Project: ALP CLIL

Language support teacher training materials for primary Maths and Science teachers.

Location: Qatar
Duration:  Dec 2009 – March 2010
Donor: British Council
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council, ALP (PPP partnership)


Event:Language support training programme for primary maths and science teachers who use English-medium

Location: Doha, Qatar

Duration: January – June 2009

Donor:British Council

Partner: Supreme Education Council



Qatar: Country facts

  • 2.17 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 133,712.78
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 96.3%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 103
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 112
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 12
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 6.39
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 10
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 2.45

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014