The British Council is seeking an individual to conduct a quality review of the aforementioned report, and re-write sections of the document where needed. The report requires modernising, and needs a clearer narrative which highlights interesting analysis along with any new and/or thought-provoking findings. We are particularly keen to emphasise the topics of mass media / social media, and the Pakistani variant.

Details

Location Any
Duration 23 - 31 March 2015
Closing date Friday, 20 March 2015

Role overview

Outputs:

  1. Read contextual documentation provided by the British Council and become familiar with the ‘Status of English’ project, and consult our brand guidelines for tone of voice
  2. Complete a quality review of the report making any necessary corrections to spelling and grammar
  3. Re-write sections where needed, ensuring that all paragraphs read clearly
  4. Edit the report to a maximum of 60 pages
  5. Improve the graph design and overall formatting

Deliverables and timeline: 

23 March Call with British Council English and Research teams
Our priorities and expectations outlined
Consultancy approach stated and agreed upon
27 March

Report improved and returned in two versions:

  1. Original text with tracked changes
  2. Clean copy with all changes accepted and any additional re-formatting complete
30 March Feedback given by the British Council teams
31 March

Final report submitted

 

Required qualifications and experience

  • Understanding of the British Council’s objectives (essential)
  • Two years’ experience of working on research projects (essential)
  • Two years’ full-time experience of analysing data and report writing (essential)
  • Authored reports published in international peer-reviewed journals (desirable)
  • Experience of working in education or English language teaching (desirable)

Please go through the Role Profile attached below to learn more.

How to apply

All applications should include: 

  • A personal profile and an up-to-date CV
  • A short statement describing your approach to the consultancy
  • The total fee for delivery of all stated outputs with a daily breakdown of given costs
  • Evidence of the required qualifications and experience. 

Please send your application to dawn.lowry-hair@britishcouncil.org with the subject line of Quality Review Consultancy - English by 20 March 2015.

Please note: responses will only be given to successful applicants.