Past Projects

Georgia: Teaching & Learning in VE

Alan Mackenzie conducted an initial scoping study to identify the current state of teaching and learning of English in six vocational colleges across the country. Based on his findings, he developed a theory of change and formulated a series of recommendations. Following this, a number of projects related to implementing this change process were defined. …

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Ethiopia Teacher

Ethiopia: Building a Culture of Coaching

In partnership with NILE, TransformELT wholly managed the BCCEPS project in 2018-19 with Sarah Mount as Project Manager and Alan Mackenzie as Academic Manager. Susan Bardhun (Team Leader) and David Watkins (Assistant Team Leader) conducted a two-week needs analysis of School Supervisors in October 2018. In November and December, two two-week training courses were held …

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Cuba: Curriculum Policy with MHE

In February 2018 TransformELT worked with the British Council, Cuba on an “ELT roadshow” for teachers of English in universities in Santiago de Cuba, Holguin, Santa Clara and Havana, focusing on developing learners’ reading and writing skills in English. TransformELT was subsequently invited by the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education to lead a policy workshop …

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United Kingdom

UK: Conlan School Organisational Review

TransformELT conducted an organisational review in order to enable a UK-based English language Institute in Chester to make the transition from founder leadership to growth leadership. Over a period of several months, Sarah Mount and Alan Mackenzie worked with Conlan Schools, focusing in particular on organisational structure and culture, academic leadership and management and knowledge …

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Bangladesh: Programme Evaluation

Emma-Sue Prince Director, Unimenta Alan was great to work with on this project. His fieldwork and data collection were consistently of exceptionally high quality and carried out with great understanding of local context and background. His analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data was astute, articulate and accurate and this was crucial for the resulting …

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