Tunisia

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: British Council - Teaching for Success Tunisia

Designing a 30-hour, 5-day Primary teacher training programme for teachers of English who will start teaching English at Grade 4 in September 2019 (currently only Grade 6 received English lessons). In addition, 52 Tunisian Teaching Advisors (TA) who were experienced primary teachers recently selected to be future teacher trainers worked together with the trainers, incrementally taking on more of the delivery of the teacher training.

Delivering the Primary teacher training programme in 5 parallel locations with 25 trainers over a 6 week period. 

Over 60 highly skilled English Language Teaching professional trainers took part in the training in a total of 12 cities across Tunisia and 2,800 teachers were trained.

Location: 12 cities across Tunisia (Gabes, Sfax, Sousse, Tunis, Ariana; Siliana, Nabeul, Korba, Lac, Carthage, Tatouine, Katrouan)

Duration: July - September 2019 (6 weeks training)

Donor: FCO United Kingdom project managed by the British Council

Partner: ELT-Consultants and TransformELT as a consortium, with British Council as overall project managers

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Project: Trainer Training - English for Libya

Training Primary, Secondary and University teachers as teacher trainers and to develop and cascade Teacher Development and Trainer development programmes in Libya.

Location: Djerba, Tunisia

Duration:  8 weeks - March/May 2018

Donor: Libyan Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Status: Awarded

Partner: Garnet Education

 

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 Project: Tunisia: AFTP

Design and delivery of training workshops to AFTP Vocational English teachers (ESP and EAP)

Locations: Tunis and Sousse

Duration:  2 weeks – March 2018

Donor: Ministry of Higher Education, Tunisia

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council, Tunisia

 

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Project: Tunisia: English for the Future – Ministry of Higher Education Project

Observation and provision of oral and written development feedback to new Teacher-Trainers delivering TKT Module 3 to their peers in Institutes of Higher Education.

Locations: Tunis, Sfax, Sousse, Kairouan, Gabes
Duration:  March 2015 – 2 weeks
Donor: Ministry of Higher Education, Tunisia
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council, Tunisia

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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: Primary Support Project Tunisia 2013-15 (Stage 1, action 3)

Trainer-training of all 45 Primary Teacher Trainers in Tunisia using British Council Trainer Development Course.

Location: Nabeul (Regional Training Centre)
Duration:  May 2014 – 1 week
Donor: Anadarko Tunisia Beks Company
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council, Tunisia

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Project: Tunisia: English for the Future – Ministry of Higher Education Project

Teacher-training of Higher Education Teachers in Tunisia using TKT Module 3 in combination with in-house materials developed by The British Council to develop skills in teaching ESP.

Location: Monastir
Duration:  January 2014 – 2 weeks
Donor: Ministry of Higher Education, Tunisia
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council, Tunisia

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Event:  CELTA courses for the public and for a closed group of Minstry of

Education teachers as part of a British Council/Tunis project.

Location: Tunis

Duration: June 2013, May & June 2014

Donor: British Council Tunis

Partner: Tunisian Ministry of Education

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Project: Primary Support Project Tunisia 2013-15 (Stage 1, action 1 and 2)

The training and certification of all 45 Primary Teacher-Trainers in Tunisia using TKT Modules 2 & 3.

Locations: Tunis (CENAFFE) and Tozeur (CREFOC)
Duration:  December 2013 – 2 weeks
Donor: Anadarko Tunisia Beks Company
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council, Tunisia

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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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Event: Teacher training for YL teaching centre

Design and deliver a 2 day training programme for British Council YL teaching centre teachers. Focus on methodology for different age groups, special educational needs and background learning theories.

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Duration:  3-4th September, 2013
Donor: British Council
Status: Awarded
Partner: British Council

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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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Tunisia: Country facts

Population
  • 11 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 10,611.9
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 79.1%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 110
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 91
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 35
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 5.32
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 17
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 6.21

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014