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.


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

Role overview


  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 with the subject line of Quality Review Consultancy - English by 20 March 2015.

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