Consultancy

In addition to speaking at conferences, as a consultant I draw on my strong academic background and extensive international experience in language education to help individuals, departments and organisations:

  • design, deliver, monitor and evaluate language teacher development policy, programmes and projects
  • carry out high quality research
  • communicate research findings effectively
  • implement educational innovations

My latest consultancy work is listed below. More information about my current projects is available at http://www.linkedin.com/in/simonborgconsulting

Consultancies

  • Teacher evaluation in English language teaching. Literature review for the British Council (Sep-Dec 2017)
  • Review of the British Council Statement of Approach to Teacher Education (July 2017)
  • Evaluation of Long-term Impact of Teaching Centres, British Council (March-July 2017)
  • Monitoring and evaluation, TEJAS Project, India (June 2016-March 2019)
  • Professional development policy reform, Azerbaijan (Jan 2016-Dec 2017)
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the English for Education College Trainers (EfECT) project, Myanmar (Apr 2015-Mar 2017).
  • Excellence in ELT in Higher Education in Libya (Nov 2015-Mar 2017)
  • Monitoring and evaluation, ELISS Mentor Training Project, India (Jan 2016-May 2017)
  • Consultant, Early Language Start Teacher Development Project, University of Copenhagen (Mar 2016-Apr 2017)
  • Academic facilitator, Action research award scheme. Cambridge English and English UK (Aug 2013-present).
  • Teaching quality standards consultancy, Montenegro (Jan 2016)
  • Monitoring and evaluation, SMILE curriculum reform project, Sudan (Nov 2015-Mar 2016)
  • Survey of English in higher education in Kurdistan (Nov 2014-Dec 2016)
  • Facilitator, Monitoring and Evaluation workshop, Algiers (15-17 Nov 2015)
  • PhD course on language teacher cognition research, Aarhus University, Denmark (28-29 Oct, 2015)
  • Evaluation of ‘Kids Read’ scheme materials, British Council (Sep 2015)
  • Professional Inquiry project for the Curriculum Planning & Development Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore (Jan-Sep 2015)
  • Review and development of British Council Global CPD Framework (Sep 2014-Mar 2015).
  • Monitoring and evaluation of National Teacher Training Project, Sudan. (Dec 2013-Jan 2015)
  • Monitoring and evaluation of TEDP teacher development project for teaching English in Malaysia. (Jul 2013-Jun 2015)
  • Impact assessment of English teacher and inspector training programmes in Algeria (Nov 2014-Jan 2015)
  • Visiting Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore (Sep 2014)
  • Review of Sudan National Centre for Languages (Jun 2014)
  • Evaluation of pre-service ELT teacher training project in Ethiopia (May-Jun 2014)
  • Review of ELT in Libyan Universities (Jan-Feb 2014)