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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
The linguistic challenges of the transition from primary to secondary school Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2018 30 June 2021

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
The state of English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) in Higher Education institutions in Indonesia The British Council Indonesia 1 March 2019 31 October 2019
‘Sticky Objects’ and pathways to wellbeing: teacher understandings of and practices in positive psychology in their classrooms British Council 1 September 2018 30 August 2019
Investigating the applicability of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for self-assessment in tertiary writing instruction in China: accessibility, effectiveness, feasibility and usefulness British Council 1 September 2017 1 February 2019
Updating AntConc for spoken and educational language data Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 1 November 2018 31 January 2019
Translation and translanguaging: Investigating linguistic and cultural transformations in superdiverse wards in four UK cities Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2014 31 December 2018
The challenge of transition from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3 British Academy 1 October 2012 30 September 2014
Perceptions of language and identity amongst international MA TESOL students 1 October 2011 31 December 2013
Delta trainers' cognitions and practices 1 January 2013 30 November 2013
The impact of teacher education on pre-service English language teachers 1 November 2012 31 October 2013
Inspiring teachers British Council 1 January 2012 31 May 2013
CPD for ITE Providers 1 September 2011 31 July 2012
Learner Autonomy: English Language Teachers' Beliefs and Practices British Council 1 October 2010 30 September 2011
EAL additional experience pilot TDA (Teaching and Development Agency for Schools) 1 September 2010 31 July 2011
Teaching English Radio British Council 1 January 2011 31 July 2011
The target language revisited 1 June 2010 30 June 2011
HENNA (Harehills ESOL Needs Neighbourhood Audit) project Leeds City Council/YoHRSpace 1 November 2010 31 May 2011
Teacher learning on the Delta Cambridge ESOL 1 September 2009 31 July 2010
Identity Online British Academy 1 October 2007 30 March 2010
The impact on students of British Council EFL classes British Council 1 November 2008 30 June 2009
To what extent does IELTS encourage communicative language teaching in Chinese IELTS classes? 1 February 2009 31 March 2009
Mother Tongue Language Policy in a Globalising World: The Case of Eritrea British Academy 1 August 2008 31 October 2008
IELTS Listening 1 March 2007 31 January 2008
Indonesian Islamic School Headmasters Programme in Educational Leadership and Management British Council 1 February 2005 31 December 2005
Tianjin Higher Education Management Summer School 1 June 2005 31 July 2005
MA TESOL - China 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
Developing Practice in Teaching English to Young Learners - Slovenia 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
MA TESOL - Oman 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
Iraqi English Language Development 1 March 2005 30 June 2005
BA Educational Studies (TESOL) - Oman 1 November 1999 31 May 2005
Language and Learning in Science 1 January 2000 28 February 2000