Our consultancy work with large-scale education providers and NGOs has included:
The Certificate in Online English Language Teaching programme (COELT) aims to support thousands of primary and secondary school South African teachers develop the skills to teach effectively online. Funded and supported by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the British Council South Africa, TCE developed a 40-hour online training course (COELT) aimed specifically at teaching online in low resource contexts. The 2-year programme is currently ongoing.
Programme impact on: South African Department of Basic Education; 20 Master Trainer Trainers; 150 Master Trainers; 6,000+ teachers; tens of thousands of primary and secondary school learners.
Funded jointly with the FCDO, the British Council’s Learn on WhatsApp programme aims to support Departments and Ministries of Education in Southern Africa with the remote delivery of English language teaching and learning during Covid-19. TCE carried out a mid-line monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the first year of the project in five countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Evaluation beneficiaries include: 22,700+ learners in five countries in Southern Africa; thousands of learners in digitally excluded or disadvantaged circumstances.
Funded by the FCDO (formerly DfID), and with support from UK Aid, VSO, the Education Trust and the Rwandan Education Board, BLF aims to improve learning outcomes in English and Mathematics for primary children in all of Rwanda’s public schools. To support the English for Teachers (EfT) initiative, led by the British Council within BLF, TCE provided training in effective online teaching skills and strategies in a low resource context for Rwandan teacher trainers.
Training programme impact on: 50 Rwandan trainers; hundreds of Rwandan teachers; thousands of primary school children learning English.
The English for Success programme aims to develop English language and STEM teachers’ pedagogical expertise, so as to develop their students’ skills in English and STEM. Funded by Tengizchevroil and the British Council, TCE carried out the mid-term impact monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of this 2-year programme in Kazakshtan’s Mangystau Province.
Programme impact on: Kazakhstan Ministry of Education & Science; local education authorities in Mangystau; 6 English language & STEM trainers; 180 trained English language & STEM teachers; 1,000s of primary & secondary school students.
The English Connects programme aims to connect the UK to young people and future leaders in francophone Africa through English; to improve the employability, resilience and networks of young people; and to support senior policy makers in this endeavour. Funded by the FCO and managed by the British Council. TCE carried out the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the English Connects programme in 12 countries in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) over a two-year period.
Evaluation beneficiaries include: 12 Ministers of Education; 42 MoE officials; 250 MoE trainers; 15,000 English language teachers; 2,000 English Clubs attendees; 9,000 online language learners; hundreds of thousands of free learning resources users.
The British Council’s Core Skills programme works closely with teachers, school leaders and policy makers to provide young people with the essential skills they need for life and work in the 21st century global economy. TCE is currently carrying out the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the Core Skills programme in the Americas.
Impact on educational policies.
The EDGE [ English and Digital for Girls’ Education ] programme aims to improve employability and life prospects of adolescent girls in socio-economically marginalised communities in rural Bangladesh, India and Nepal by enhancing English proficiency, digital skills and awareness of social issues. TCE carried out an in-depth literature review into the digital context of South-East Asia & India in order to inform the development of the programme going forward.
Project impact over three countries on: over 14,000 girls; 1,200 peer leaders; 17,000 parents, community leaders & employers.
Our consultancy work with universities, schools and other educational institutions has included:
TransformELT is an English Language Teaching consultancy building innovative strategies for change. They enable organisations, institutions and individual ELT professionals to define, design and deliver their development plans.
The Laureate International Universities network comprises over 25 higher education institutions and more than 875,000 students. Our consultancy work with Laureate has included:
NILE (Norwich Institute for Language Education) is an accredited teacher training institute in the UK offering in-service teacher training courses. Our consultancy work with NILE has included:
NILE Online platform designed by TCE shortlisted for British Council Innovation Awards (ELTons) in 2015 and 2017, and winner of the 2018 English Speaking Union award for Best Teacher Resource
Online participant numbers on NILE’s MA in Professional Development for Language Education increased from 5% in 2015 to 65% in 2019 and continue to grow
The Bell Foundation is a highly-respected teaching institution in the UK offering Cambridge ESOL accredited teacher training courses. Our consultancy work with Bell has included:
Our consultancy work with educational publishers has included: