Supporting children learning English as an additional language webinar

Closes 4 May 2021

Opened 22 Jul 2020


Course description, key stages and target audience

This training will support practitioners in early years settings to consider the importance of home languages, ideas on inclusive communication for families and the key principles of learning English as an additional language.

You will be able to reflect on current practice relating to supporting children learning English as an additional language and meeting 1:7 of the Statutory Framework. This training will cover:

  • the role of the practitioner
  • grouping and organising of learning opportunities
  • the use of resources
  • other practical ideas to ensure children are provided with opportunities to see and hear their home language in their play and learning

We are now offering virtual classroom EAL training. Just like the face to face training, the virtual course is delivered by an experienced trainer in a class room style via a virtual platform. 

The requirements for joining these sessions are to ensure you have the following:

  • A Computer/Laptop with speakers and microphone
  • A quiet area that you can be whilst undertaking the training

Time of training: 9:30am till 11:30am – You will need to join the virtual room at 9:15 to sign in

Joining instructions will be sent out to you at least a week prior to the date of the course.

Course duration

9.30am start to 11:30am (2 hours).

Course costs

£25 per delegate for Essex Ofsted registered providers and Essex Family Hubs.

We will send you an invoice shortly after your place has been confirmed. Fees are non-refundable.

Why we are consulting

To book your place at this training, please complete this booking form.

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