English as an Additional Language Workshop


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English as an Additional Language Workshop - Meeting the needs of EAL Leaners in the mainstream classroom, suitable for both teaching and support staff at key stages 2-4


Develop awareness of the range of EAL learners and their needs

Understand the key features of second language learning and bilingualism

Introduce a planning framework for inclusive teaching for EAL learners in different subjects

Review practical classroom based strategies to develop speaking and literacy


Improved professional knowledge of EAL

Increased confidence planning and supporting learning activities for EAL learners

Access to a variety of teaching resources for EAL

Catharine Driver is an independend consultant and trainer for English as an Additional Language and Academic Literacy.  She has wide experience of working in multilingual schools and local authorities across the UK.  She was Head of EAL in a London Secondary school for six years and has been a school improvement consultant and MA course tutor.  Catharine recently worked as senior adviser for the British Council EAL Nexus project and is now Secondary school's adviser at the National Literacy Trust.  She also presents courses for the EAL Academy.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
09:30 to 13:00
Old Swan Hotel, Swan Road, Harrogate
Harrogate HG1