Ofsted and the legal context (online course)

Course Information

This course explores what Ofsted has to say (or not say) about EAL and about the impact of the Equalities Act 2010 on what happens in schools generally as well school inspections in England.

A twelve hour online course on Ofsted and the legal context.

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 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.


This course is for

  • teachers and other professionals working in multilingual schools

What you will gain from this course

  • an understanding of the implications of the current Ofsted framework for schools with pupils with English as an additional language
  • an understanding of the implications of the Equality Act 2010 for schools with pupils with English as an additional language

The course

  • gives you access to key documents and examples of good practice
  • provides an opportunity to review your own school’s compliance with the Equality Act 2010

Course Tutor

Graham Smith‘s career covers teaching, training, inspection and consultancy and senior management roles. From 2009-2011 he was Project Director of London Challenge’s Pan London EAL Strategy, a programme delivering 2,000 days of training in 200 schools in 31 local authorities that was a key factor in providing the highest levels of attainment in the country for pupils with EAL. He has been designing and teaching online EAL courses for over ten years.

Course Details

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

Time: Any time

Price: £155 plus VAT

Location: 100% online

Booking Form

Please obtain a Purchase Order Number from your organisation's finance team (if required) before submitting a booking. For multiple bookings please email us directly.

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