Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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: A Strategy to Build English as a Foreign Language Capacity in  Colleges  of  Excellence. 

Content  included  a)  delivering  teacher training in regional seminars to improve the quality of

learning and teaching of EFL in the foundation year preceding vocational training,

b) coaching,  mentoring  and  training college  management  teams in

curriculum development, lesson planning, formative and summative assessment  tools, 

on-line  self-directed  learning  platforms  and strategies  for  the  effective  use  of  English 

language  teachers,  c) delivering face to face teacher training in colleges, d) preparing and

managing  a  summary  report  of  phase  3,  e)  creating  a 50  page Teachers’ Toolkit, f) assisting

in the preparation and development of an EFL Quality framework, a QA Handbook, Teachers’

standards, a QA strategic plan and an induction pack for teachers. 

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Duration: March – June 2015 

Donor: CfBT MENA / British Council 

Status: Awarded

Partner: Colleges of Excellence 

http://www.cfbt.com/en-GB/About-CfBT/Our-history

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design English for Specific Purposes (ESP) at A1 (accountancy, make up & beauty, IT)

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  August 2014 – January 2015
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium)

Lead consultants to design trainer training and e-moderator training programmes to deliver the language improvement and career readiness programme A1.

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  October 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design trainer training and e-moderator training programmes to deliver the language improvement and career readiness programme A2.

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  October 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) B1 blended (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  October 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium)

Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) A2 blended (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  September 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training
 
Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) A1 online (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  September 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) A2 online (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  August 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) B1 online (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  August 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) A1 blended (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.

Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  July 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Project: TakaMol/PERA Training – vocational colleges (Arabic medium): Lead consultants to design CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) A2 blended (180 hour) language programme for language improvement and career readiness.
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  July 2014
Donor: MINISTRY OF LABOUR, KSA
Status: Awarded
Partner: PERA Training

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Event: CELTA Training – Part Time Format

Delivered Cambridge CELTA to 12 female candidates with various teaching positions  from the private and public sector

Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2014 (12 Weeks)
Partner: British Council, Jeddah

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Event: Supervisor training – Primary, Junior High and Secondary

Language and methodology training for Supervisors to cascade to teachers using Macmillan Education coursebooks.

Location: Taif and Shagra, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  April/May 2014 (2 weeks)
Partner: Macmillan Education

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Event: Supervisor training – Primary, Junior High and Secondary

Language and methodology training for Supervisors to cascade to teachers using Macmillan Education coursebooks.

Location: Riyadh and Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2013
Partner: Macmillan Education

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Event: CELTA Training – Part Time Format

Delivered Cambridge CELTA to 12 male candidates with various teaching positions  from the private and public sector

Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2013 (12 Weeks)
Partner: British Council, Jeddah

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Event: Supervisor training – Primary, Junior High and Secondary

Language and methodology training for Supervisors to cascade to teachers using Macmillan Education coursebooks.

Location: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2012
Partner: Macmillan Education

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Event: CELTA Training – Part Time Format

Delivered Cambridge CELTA to 12 female candidates with various teaching positions  from the private and public sector

Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2012, 2013, 2014  (12 Weeks)
Partner: British Council, Jeddah

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Event: TKT YL, General, CLIL and Grammar Modules: Training local teachers

Location: British Council Jeddah

Duration: 2008-2012

Donor: British Council, Jeddah

Partner: British Council, Jeddah

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Event: TKT YL and General Modules: Training local teachers

Location: King Abdulaziz University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Duration: 2008 - 2012

Donor: British Council, Jeddah

Partner: King Abdulaziz University of Science and Technology

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Event: Setting up the YL programme for British Council, Jeddah, including training of in-house

teachers, syllabus design, assessment and course materials,materials writing and on going professional

development of YL staff. Model was piloted in Jeddah and is now used in all British Council

Saudi centres.

Location: Jeddah

Duration: 2008 - 2012

Donor:British Council,  Jeddah

Partner: British Council,  Jeddah

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Event: Supervisor training – Primary and Secondary

Language and methodology training for Supervisors to cascade to teachers using Macmillan Education coursebooks.

Location: Riyadh, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Duration:  2008
Partner: Macmillan Education

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Saudi Arabia: Country facts

Population
  • 28.83 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 50,790.68
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 87.2%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 103
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 114
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 51
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 1.31
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 11
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 5.61

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014