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Currently working with the English Department Rajshahi  University (EDRU) on the following project (2010-2013):

INSPIRE – International Strategic Partnerships in Research and Education is a British Council funded project that aims to significantly strengthen academic and research partnerships between UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and HEIs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan.


  • Three investigative strands:
    • The student learning experience
    • Teaching
    • Assessment practices
  • Attachments from EDRU to the UC
  • Workshops in EDRU
  • Conference presentations (BAAL 2012)

The University of St Mark & St John was the link institution partner for the DFID/British Council ELTIP Project. This involved courses in Plymouth and Bangladesh for trainers, resource centre managers and textbook writers: 1998-2001.