Syria

ELT-Consultants was founded in 2010, any projects or events listed before that year were delivered by individual Directors or Associates (pleas refer to individual CV).  Projects and events listed in descending year order, with newest first. 

 

Event: Bespoke training course in Teaching English to Children & Teenagers for 30

Syrian teachers

Location: Damascus, Syria

Duration: March 2010

Donor: Al-Wataniah National School

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Event: 8 teacher training courses in “English for Specific Purposes”, delivered to ESP teachers working in state universities.

Location: 5 cities in Syria (Homs, Latakia, Aleppo, Idlib, and Damascus).

Duration: 10 days in November 2010.

Partners: Ministry of Education, Syria and Cengage (MENA).

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Event:Oxford Teachers’ Academy Primary Methodology courses for Syrian English

language teachers

Location: Damascus, Syria

Duration: June 2007

Donor: Oxford University Press

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Syria: Country facts

Population
  • 21.9 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • n.a.
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 84.1%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 122
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 74
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 26
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 6.84
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • n.a.
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 5.13

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014