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Developing the Role of the EAL Co-ordinator

Improve your knowledge and boost your confidence and be an expert EAL Coordinator

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Suitable for: Current and aspiring secondary school or college EAL co-ordinators keen to ensure that EAL is taught inclusively and effectively and has a high impact.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7767WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
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The role of the EAL Coordinator is both rewarding and challenging. This course addresses the issues most commonly faced by EAL co-ordinators and explores practical strategies for developing the role. It will introduce key guidance and examples of good practice to help you build upon your existing skills. It will also explore how these can be successfully used to build capacity and understanding across the whole school.

  • Consider the current challenges facing the EAL profession and guidance to help us meet those challenges
  • Develop strategies to improve whole school responsibility for EAL
  • Discuss how schools can demonstrate progress and achievement of bilingual learners
  • Use research on second language acquisition to inform planning of teaching and learning
  • Look at examples of successful admission and induction of students with EAL
  • Share useful websites to develop a resource rich department on a limited budget


Being an EAL Coordinator
  • Reflecting on the role of EAL coordinator in school
  • EAL and the revised national curriculum
  • The inspection of EAL under the revised framework
Demonstrating EAL provision, practice and progress
  • Gathering a range of evidence
  • Using assessment and performance information to enhance the achievement of students with EAL
  • Assessment of EAL & the school census to identify proficiency in English
Second language acquisition
  • What the research tells us
  • Using research to inform planning of teaching and learning
  • Developing a resource rich department on a limited budget
Admission and induction of newly arrived students with EAL
  • Case studies of good practice
  • Models of induction
  • Making outcome judgements for induction

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