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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Unveiling the factors for the predictive validity of IELTS for postgraduate studies: assessment, teaching and learning in the TLU domain British Council 31 January 2021 1 January 2023
ETHER Ethics and Aesthetics of Encountering the Other: New Frameworks for Engaging with Difference Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 November 2020 30 April 2022

Past 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
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
Teaching English Radio British Council 1 January 2011 31 July 2011
EAL additional experience pilot TDA (Teaching and Development Agency for Schools) 1 September 2010 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
Iraqi English Language Development 1 March 2005 30 June 2005
Developing Practice in Teaching English to Young Learners - Slovenia 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
MA TESOL - China 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
MA TESOL - Oman 1 May 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