Bahrain

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

Duration:  2 days during Roadshw: 20th March – 3rd April, 2010

Donor: British Council

Partner: British Council/IATEFL YLT Sig

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Event: English Teacher, researched and implemented an adult literacy programme; supported colleagues in YL teaching and development. 

Location: Manama.

Duration: Jan 2006– Sep 2007.

Donor: British Council, Bahrain.

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Event:Training consultancy on integrating a storytelling programme into the pre-literacy curriculum

Location: Manama, Bahrain

Duration: January – June 2006

Donor: Ministry of Education

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Event: English Language Teaching Levels, non-literate beginner – upper-intermediate; YLs and adult

classes; General English and exam preparation.

Location: Manama, Bahrain

Duration: September 2004 – April 2006

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council

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Bahrain: Country facts

Population
  • 1.33 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 40,658
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • 94.6%
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • n.a.
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 96
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 33
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 2.29
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 12
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 2.93

 

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014