Plurilingualism (online course)

Course Information

This course looks at the choices we make about which language to use and the ability of many pupils to operate effectively in two or more languages.

A twelve hour online course introduction to plurilingualism.

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 insight into individual language repertoires
  • an overview of  multilingualism, plurilingualism and translanguaging


The course

  • provides examples of the effective use of all the languages in multilingual classrooms
  • encourages reflection on how individual pupils experience plurilingualism


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: PL - 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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