Lifelong Learning Programme
Lifelong Learning Programme, Grundtvig - Multilateral Project
Project no.: 142235-2008-LLP-NL-GRUNDTVIG-GMP
Project title: TRICC - Training Intercultural and Bilingual Competencies in Health and Social Care
Interdisciplinary Social Science Department
Utrecht University

Utrecht, the Netherlands
Boğaziçi University
Istanbul, Turkey
COOSS Marche
Ancona, Italy
dock europe e.V.
Hamburg, Germany
PPRE Limited
London, Great Britain

PPRE Limited

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John Eversley

John Eversley is researcher and teacher in the fields of public policy, management and social history. His experience spans the voluntary sector and Director level posts in the NHS and local government

He is currently a part-time senior lecturer at City University School of Community and Health Sciences and London Metropolitan University Department of Applied Social Sciences. John undertakes contract research through a not-for profit company, ppre Limited


Work on language and communications

John was involved in setting up some of the first bilingual healthcare support projects in London in the early 1980s. In local government he was involved in getting funding for bilingual professionals in Social Services and Housing. While an NHS Director he was responsible for the development of advocacy services.

He is the co-editor of a book on the languages of London’s school children (Baker P and Eversley, J: Multilingual Capital: the languages of London’s schoolchildren and the economic and social implications. Battlebridge Press. January 2000). The results of this are also available at He is currently an adviser to the Institute of Education ESRC-funded Fellow on Population, language, ethnicity and socio-economic aspects of education who is investigating the feasibility of producing an up-to-date analysis of the languages spoken by Londoners and its implications.

He worked with the refugee organisation Praxis on developing a communications strategy commissioned by the Tower Hamlets Local Strategic Partnership.

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