Keith Kelly

Keith Kelly ( is a freelance education consultant based in Bulgaria.  He has an undergraduate degree in Modern Languages and a PGCE in French, Russian and German from Bristol University. He then took a Masters degree in English Language Education at Manchester University. He is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer, a team member of Science Across the World. Keith is also a founder and coordinator of the Forum for Across the Curriculum Teaching (FACT). From 1999-2003 Keith was coordinator of the English Across the Curriculum project for the British Council in Bulgaria where he worked in and with bilingual schools around Bulgaria and the region.  Keith is author of the Macmillan Science and Geography Vocabulary Practice Series and consultant to Macmillan's onestopclil website. He was also part of the Voices writing team for the Zurich Educational Publishing House and with John Clegg is co-author of the OUP Geog1 EAL Workbook. Keith was made a Fellow of IUPAC (The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) in January 2008 for his contributions to the programme.  Keith, along with Phil Ball and John Clegg, is co-author of OUP's 'Putting CLIL into Practice' (2015) and is also consultant to the CLIL versioning on a web-based video platform for Science and Geography education. Keith was winner of the 2017 innovation in teacher resources ELTons award for his work in TigTagCLIL.
Keith is also co-author of the TrashedWorld website ( a global schools' exchange platform for investigations on waste based on the awared-winning documentary 'Trashed' narrated by TrashedWorld's ambassador Jeremy Irons. Keith has been working as an education consultant since August 2003 on education projects mainly focusing on the teaching of content through the medium of a foreign language. ( -
Keith's latest project is the opening of a new CLIL school for children from the age of 2 to 12 in September 2012 in his home town of Plovdiv. Anglia School ( provides English language classes entirely based on principles of content and language integrated learning. 

Education Consultancy Offered
for enquiries please contact
Keith Kelly (Language Education Consultant)
 FACTWorld Coordinator (
 SAW Consultant (
 Home address: 77 Rodope St, Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
 Home tel: 00359 32623895
 Mobile: 00359 896096761
Educational consultancy to Ministries of Education and local education authorities in the sphere of multilingual education and content and language integrated learning:
- Ministry of Education, Czech Republic
- Ministry of Education and  Science, Malaysia 
- Ministry of Education,  Lithuania 
- Supreme Education Council, Qatar
- Lombardy Education Authority, Italy
- Ministry of Education and  Science, Spain 
- Ministry of Education, Basque Country
Educational consultancy to national and regional networks of teachers:
- Austrian Vocational Schools Network and regional PH, In-service training for CLIL, Feb 2010 (for more information click here)
- Germany Bilingual teachers network - Support to internet networks of teachers in CLIL and bilingual education, Sept-Nov 2003
- Piemonte,  Lombardy, Friuli, Italy networks of CLIL teachers – inservice training on materials development for CLIL, 2003-2004
- Consultant to the BHINEBI trilingual project in the Basque Country, Spain, 2004 and 2010
- Ongoing coordinator to the FACTWorld network (Forum for Across the Curriculum Teaching - of over 3500 teachers around the world
 Consultancy on trainer training in CLIL:
- Bulgaria and region project for CLIL Trainer Training (English medium Science teacher training)
- Norwich Institute for Landguage Education trainer training courses
- CLIL trainer training for Cologne regional trainers’ meeting, Germany
- ‘Competence-based learning’ trainer training for the British Council in collaboration with the In-service Teacher Training Institute,  Krasnoyarsk, Russia
 Consultancy to Educational exhibitions and wrap-around activities:
- British Council DNA50, Exploring the Solar System, ZeroCarbonCity exhibitions in Brazil, Argentina, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Russia, China, Vietnam, Germany, Poland, Norway 
Consultancy in English-medium Science and Maths Education:
- Team Leader Teacher Training for Preparatory and Secondary Science and Maths, Supreme Education Council, Qatar 2009-2010
- Co-director (with John Clegg) ‘Teaching Science through English’, British Council Seminar,  Sheffield, Feb 2004
- Consultant to British  Council, China – Teaching Science through English, Feb 2004
- Consultant to Ministry of Education and Science, Malaysia on national English medium Science and Maths programme, 2005-2006 
Coordination and facilitation of Education Projects for young people
- Young Ambassadors for Chemistry Project – Carrying out public awareness raising science activities and teacher training in Argentina, Russia, Taiwan, China, South Korea 2004-2006 
Plenary papers delivered on CLIL and English medium Education
- Numerous papers on CLIL topics for a variety of audiences around the world
Training courses written
- Co-author (with John Clegg) of MA CLIL Module for Norwich Institute for Language Education and Leeds Metropolitan University
- 'Flipped CLIL Training' written and delivered at the EPCN school in Nyon for the Cantonal training instiute in Bern, Switzerland
- Information on the range of INSETT I can offer can be found here 

Consultancy to Publishing Houses on English-medium coursebook writing
- Co-author (with John Clegg and Phil Ball) of Putting CLIL into Practice published by Oxford University Press in December 2015 (summary).
- Consultant and author of the CLIL versioning of the website
- A range of textbook, self-study materials and teacher resources, information on which can be read here