Blog: Why it is important for schools to support EAL learners to mitigate language and learning loss and how best to do it

In this post Diana Sutton, Director, The Bell Foundation explores the latest evidence┬╣ from a five-year research programme which investigated the relationships between English as an Additional Language (EAL), Proficiency in English and the educational achievement of EAL learners at school. The research findings demonstrate why it is essential that schools support their EAL learners … Continued

News: New guidance for Senior Leaders and EAL specialists participating in allocation of exam grades to pupils with EAL

The unprecedented cancellation of exams for pupils completing their GCSEs and A-levels this year has implications for the attainment the 1.5 million pupils who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). Research would suggest that these implications are particularly important for those pupils who are new to English and those who entered the English system … Continued