Introduction to EAL Assessment MOOC (Webinar)
- 29 February 2024
Explore our policy recommendations for breaking down language barriers
in schools, adult education, and the criminal justice system.
This guidance provides evidence-based ideas and strategies – informed by real examples from schools – for guiding learners using English as an Additional Language (EAL) in their transition from Year 6 to Year 7.
Breaks in curriculum continuity and adapting to new school routines, for example, are challenges that all school students face at this stage. But pupils using EAL may also have to deal with navigating a new culture, language and school system (if they have recently arrived in the UK) or experiencing anxiety or vulnerability (when at the early stages of language acquisition).
By supporting schools to develop the processes needed to enable a smooth transition for multilingual learners, this guidance aims to improve learning environments, well-being and academic outcomes.
This guidance provides information on: