The EAL Academy offers a great range of short training courses for the 2017/18 year

With courses designed specifically for those working with EAL learners – both new arrivals and more advanced – and with courses for all staff to ensure a whole school approach, we can help make a real difference for your EAL learners!

The EAL Academy brings together specialists in English as an additional language, ethnic minority achievement and the teaching of academic language, offering training which is firmly rooted in whole school improvement and empowering teachers and leaders to effect change throughout the school.

Please check our available courses below or download our course brochure for more information.

EAL Academy Courses Brochure 2017-18

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Online Course

Underpinning the EAL Academy's work is the belief that rather than posing a problem, EAL learners present schools with...

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Resources

As a support to our consultancy and training work, we have a developed a number of resources for teachers...

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Training

Our training takes many different forms: from the single day course attended by a teacher through to our in-class...

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English as an additional language – in conjunction with Inclusive Learning North

This half day session offers a practical approach to the issues faced by schools with recent arrivals of pupils and students who are new to English, as well as those...
  • Various locations throughout the North of England
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Head Teachers/Inclusion managers/Teachers/Teaching assistants
  • Education level: Cross phase
  • Various dates throughout the autumn term

Keep Calm and Don’t Panic! EAL for Teaching Assistants

This one day course provides teaching assistants with step by step guidance on dealing with pupils new to English in the mainstream classroom. It addresses the full range of beginners...
  • Peterborough
  • Suitable for Teaching assistants
  • Education level: Cross phase
  • TBC - please complete the booking form to be placed on our waiting list for future dates

Writing essays and longer answers at GCSE

Teachers of English and Humanities subjects at GCSE level will be aware that writing essays and longer answers poses particular challenges to many of their students, not least those...
  • London, Peterborough
  • Suitable for English and Humanities teachers/Heads of department
  • Education level: Secondary
  • TBC - please complete the booking form to be placed on our waiting list for future dates

Writing essays at A level

Suitable for all teachers across the subject range at sixth form level, this EAL Academy course will give teachers the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills needed to develop the...
  • London
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Heads of department/Teachers
  • Education level: Sixth Form
  • 5 October 2017

Leading EAL in secondary schools

This full day 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...
  • London, Peterborough
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Managers/Teachers
  • Education level: Secondary
  • 29 November 2017

EAL and secondary science

Promoting language development for English as an additional language learners within the context of science is a challenge and understanding how the language of science works is critical. The session will...
  • London
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Heads of department/Science teachers/Teaching assistants
  • Education level: Secondary
  • 1 March 2018

EAL and secondary mathematics

Teachers of mathematics to students for whom English is an additional language will recognise that the ability to read word problems and understand the specialised vocabulary of the maths lesson...
  • London
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Heads of department/Maths teachers/Teaching assistants
  • Education level: Secondary
  • 1 March 2018

Reasoning and Language in the Primary Mathematics Curriculum

The primary mathematics curriculum emphasises fluency, mathematical reasoning and problem solving. This session will show how the curriculum expectations support language learners to develop in-depth knowledge of mathematical thinking...
  • London, Peterborough
  • Suitable for EAL Coordinators/Maths teachers/SEN leads
  • Education level: Primary
  • 2 March 2018