James Tulloch

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James Tulloch is a research and communications consultant who specializes in education development at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). In 2014, James completed his Masters Degree in International Development and Education at Newcastle University, submitting original research on the impacts of the Omega chain of low-cost private schools on education markets in Ghana. There he studied under Professor James Tooley, whose groundbreaking research into low-cost private schools brought global attention to the sector.

In 2016, James is assessing education projects targeting the BoP in the Indian state of Telengana on behalf of Scottish charity Scottish Love in Action (SLA) as well as exploring with Endeva the opportunities for ICT and other interventions to enable low-cost, high-quality education for the BoP. James has extensive experience teaching English in Japan and India, has advised SLA on the development of its school programme and has assisted the charity to train Indian teachers in phonics- and ICT-based English language teaching approaches.

James’s career in communications and journalism began at the Asahi Shimbun newspaper in Tokyo, where he worked as a researcher. He has been a business journalist and editor for Informa media in London and the US, contributing editor for the award-winning Allianz Knowledge website covering environment, development and demographic topics, director of communications for the Asia Scotland Institute and programme director for the inaugural TEDxGlasgow conference.

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