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.