The 2020 British Council ELT Research Awards programme attracted 25 high quality proposals from universities across the UK.
All submissions were reviewed by a panel of evaluators against the following criteria:
- opportunities for international collaboration
- value for money
- alignment with British Council priorities.
The following proposals were selected to receive a grant this year:
Liverpool John Moores University, Professor Michael Thomas
Minimum academic standards and the English language curriculum in Nigerian universities: benchmarking, implementation and evaluation (MERLIN Project)
University of Strathclyde, Dr Dario Banegas
Preparing future teachers for different CLIL models: An in-depth investigation of three cases
University of Bath, Dr Samantha Curle
University lecturer strategy use to introduce and explain STEM terminology in EMI contexts: an exploratory comparative study of China, Turkey, South Africa and Nepal
De Montfort University, Dr Jie Liu
How is critical thinking incorporated into pre-service teacher education in China?
University of Cambridge, Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Reading for comprehension in primary school children in India: a teacher training programme