Leading EAL in secondary schools (online course)

Course Information

This course aims to develop the leadership of EAL in secondary schools where there are increasing numbers of English as an additional language students. Focusing on a whole school and subject-based approach, the course provides guidance on how to plan and prioritise provision for a range of EAL learners. Participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to integrate a language focus into all classrooms and implement a whole school approach to ensuring EAL students achieve and have full access to the curriculum.

A twelve hour online course on Leading EAL in Secondary Schools.

We have created a new range of 12 hour online units in a similar format to our popular 6 unit online course. All of our online courses are are fully tutored by experienced online trainers and involve interactions with other course participants via our online forum. Click here to learn more about our existing accredited online EAL course. If you are considering applying for the accredited course please be aware that it is not possible to convert the stand alone units into credits towards the accredited version due to the moderation requirements of The University of Greenwich.

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This course is for

  • secondary EAL leaders and aspiring secondary EAL leaders
  • middle and senior leaders in multilingual schools

What you will gain from this course

  • confidence in leading EAL across the school
  • a cohesive approach to EAL
  • improved classroom and whole school practice for all pupils

The course

  • provides practical strategies to enable the full range of EAL learners – from beginners to more advanced – to participate and achieve
  • considers the linguistic and social issues for those new to English
  • offers systems for the welcome and induction of new arrivals and their families
  • suggests ways to promote a positive whole school ethos with respect to diversity

Course Tutor

Chiaka Amadi worked for 14 years as EAL Co-ordinator in a large secondary school. As a local authority adviser, she has managed two national research projects on ethnicity, language and equality, and trained and advised governing bodies and leadership teams in preparation for Ofsted inspections.

Course Details

Date: Sec - Any date (complete the booking form and we will send your login details)

Time: Any time

Price: £145 plus VAT

Location: 100% online

Booking Form

Please obtain a Purchase Order Number from your organisation's finance team before submitting a booking.

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