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Cambridge English Consultancy Services has worked on projects to deliver reform in language teaching and learning across all educational sectors, including primary, secondary, higher and vocational education. We have delivered improvements that will improve future employability.
We can provide a wide range of services that can be tailored to your exact needs, to help you:
Cambridge English Language Assessment was involved in evaluating the effectiveness of a new bilingual language education programme in the school sector in Abu Dhabi. This reform was introduced by the Abu Dhabi Education Council to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools.
One of the Abu Dhabi Education Council’s providers, the Centre for British Teachers (CfBT) Education Trust, asked us to contribute to the evaluation.
Using a range of research methods, we conducted an impact study that showed:
School principals and teachers saw these key changes as being a direct result of the bilingual programme.
Download the full Abu Dhabi Educational Council Impact Study case study (PDF 97kb)
Cambridge English evaluated the current English competence of 12,000 state school students as part of the ministry’s national project – ‘English Opens Doors’ – to improve levels of English in Chile. The results were used to make necessary adjustments to the curriculum, teacher development and future English language assessment in Chile. In addition, we will now assess the English language skills of a further 240,000 students for the Ministry of Education.
Read the English Open Doors case study
Cambridge English is supporting the government in its initiative to raise the level of English among students and the workforce. To manage the project, the government created the Society for the Creation of Opportunities through Proficiency in English (SCOPE).
We developed a custom-made programme of language assessment, linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Since its launch in 2007, over 120,000 people have taken the Gujarat English Language Test with SCOPE.
Read the Gujarat: SCOPE English Project case study
With our sister organisation, Cambridge International Examinations, we are designing an English language curriculum that meets international standards, as well as supporting teacher development.
Read the Nile Egyptian Schools case study
We carried out a study to measure the impact our teacher training and English language assessments have had on English language learning since they were introduced in 2009. The study showed that English levels have improved, teachers are more self-motivated and parents think highly of the programme.
Read the Hebei Education Department (HED) case study
Find out more about the range of global projects we have undertaken