SEGfL supporting EAL across the region 1st November 2018

SEGfL recently purchased a comprehensive e-learning package to support CPD around English as an additional language (EAL) in schools. The resource has been developed by the Hampshire EMTAS team and a number of licenses are available for each member local authority to distribute between EAL support staff.

The resource package offers:

EMTAS EAL E Learning

A set of high-quality, cross-phase, interactive online training modules based around catering for the needs of learners of English as an Additional Language (EAL).

It is aimed at Governors, Teachers, HLTAs, TAs and Inclusion Managers with particular relevance for trainee teachers, NQTs and key workers recently appointed to the role of working directly with EAL learners.

There are 11 modules available:

  1. Introduction to working with EAL learners
  2. Core principles
  3. Working with parents and the community
  4. The SEND:EAL interface
  5. Teaching and Learning
  6. Bilingualism
  7. Adult Bilingual Conferencing
  8. Catering for the needs of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
  9. Culturally Inclusive School
  10. First Language Assessment
  11. Role of EAL coordinator

Benefits

  • The materials have been developed by specialist teachers of EAL in conjunction with senior leaders and class teachers based in local schools
  • They contain a variety of interactive learning materials supported by text, images, podcasts and video
  • There are assessable assets and free-form activities that enable learners to reflect on their current practice
  • The materials can be visited at a learner’s own pace and in their own time-frame
  • The system records progress throughout each unit
  • Completed units are certificated by the system and can form part of a learner’s CPD

If you would like more information on this resource, please contact office@segfl.org.uk