NEW: Guidance and resources for schools and teachers to support pupils who use EAL and their families to help mitigate any learning and language loss experienced during school closures.
During school closures many parents need to take on additional educator-like responsibilities whilst staying at home. Parents of learners who use EAL might be anxious about this situation as well, particularly where they also experience an English language barrier.
This page presents The Bell Foundation guidance and resources for schools to work more effectively with parents of learners who use EAL. This is a ‘living’ list and will be updated regularly.
The videos above and below provide EAL teaching guidance and strategies specific to the home learning context:
The Bell Foundation has developed guidance to support practitioners to work with the parents of learners who use EAL with the aim of improving learning outcomes. The guidance draws on research around parental involvement and offers practical recommendations for schools on how to maximise parental involvement.
The following blogs provide additional advice and guidance.