Do you have children in your class speaking no English or at the early stages of English language acquisition?
Can they access your lessons in the different subject areas you teach?
This course will provide delegates with the practical knowledge, strategies, assessments tools to assess and plan stimulating learning experiences for EAL pupils.
Attending this course will provide delegates with an overview of the diversity of EAL pupils joining our schools. Assess what level of English language acquisition they are at, and what strategies can be used to support them to access the curriculum.
It will also give examples of good practice of working with parents of new arrivals.
Course Cost: 165+VAT
Additional Places 145+VAT *Course 7th June 2018 Registration: 09:00 AM Course Starts: 09:30 AM Course Ends: 04:00 PM
Course VenueDurham Cricket Ground
Veena Soni DL, BEM, BA Hons – English as an Additional Language and Equality and Diversity specialist Veena has worked in education for over 30 years as a teacher, subject lead and Head of Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS). She has extensive experience in equality and diversity, raising achievement of Gypsy Roma and traveller (GRT) pupils and teaching English as an additional language (EAL) pupils. She has worked in a large number of schools throughout the region and has extensive knowledge of strategies to use with young people who have English as an additional language. Veena has developed many resources for EAL and Traveller pupils which have been used in schools and other education institutions. Veena has worked with parents and ran workshops and training sessions for parents so that they can understand the school curriculum, policies, procedures and strategies used in schools. Veena’s expertise lies in a whole school approach to supporting ethnic minority pupils and believes that all teachers should have the knowledge and strategies to work with pupils who are at different stages of language acquisition. She has delivered workshops to senior education leaders, the school leadership team, teachers and teaching assistants.