Leading EAL in secondary schools

An EAL Academy course:

This full day course aims to develop the leadership of EAL in secondary schools where there are increasing numbers of English as an additional language students. Focusing on a whole school and subject based approach, the course provides guidance on how to plan and prioritise provision

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EAL and secondary science

An  EAL Academy course:

Promoting language development for English as an additional language learners within the context of science is a challenge and understanding how the language of science works is critical. The session will focus on collaborative, talk-based activities as well as useful strategies to address issues such as

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EAL and secondary mathematics

An EAL Academy course:

Teachers of mathematics to students for whom English is an additional language will recognise that the ability to read word problems and understand the specialised vocabulary of the maths lesson are as important as the ability to understand the maths. The session will focus on collaborative,

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EAL and primary mathematics

An EAL Academy course:

The primary mathematics curriculum emphasises fluency, mathematical reasoning and problem solving. This session will show how the curriculum expectations support language learners to develop in-depth knowledge of mathematical thinking and reasoning through the use of concrete and visual support, well-planned talk activities, and teacher questioning. Promoting

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Raising Roma achievement

An EAL Academy course:

This course brings together approaches and practice in English and Welsh schools which have had proven impact in raising achievement in new Roma communities – some are Roma specific and others are based on world class provision for EAL. Whilst the focus of the course is

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Leading EAL in primary schools

An EAL Academy course:

This comprehensive, four-day course aims to develop the leadership of EAL in primary schools where there are increasing numbers of English as an additional language pupils. Participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to integrate a language focus into all classrooms, and implement a

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