CPD on EAL: Using the Foundation’s Classroom Guidance and Strategies (Webinar)

This webinar explores how to implement impactful CPD on EAL in international schools using the updated Classroom Guidance and Strategies.

This is the second of two webinars exploring how The Bell Foundation’s updated Classroom Guidance and Strategies document can be used in an international school context. This webinar will explore characteristics of effective teacher learning and apply these principles to developing a continuous professional development (CPD) programme on EAL in an international school context. Participants will learn about different approaches to using the support strategies in staff training that they can apply or adapt for their own contexts.

We recommend that before attending this webinar you watch the first webinar in the series, whether live or recorded (all participants who sign up for the webinar will receive a recording).

Areas of focus will include:

  • What is CPD on EAL and why is it important?;
  • Principles of evidence-informed CPD – based on the ‘Inspire’ model;
  • Practical suggestions for applying these principles using the support strategies in staff training and CPD activity with school staff, including teachers and teaching assistants;
  • Opportunities for questions.

Who should register for the webinar

  • EAL Coordinators;
  • Heads of year;
  • School leaders;
  • Anyone with responsibility for EAL and/or CPD.

Please note: this webinar is for international participants only. Please click here to view our upcoming webinars and online courses for those living and working in the UK.

Why you should register for the webinar

  • To help plan and deliver a more principled, evidence informed CPD for your school;
  • To learn more about how teaching staff can use The Bell Foundation’s updated and improved classroom strategies document;
  • Get ideas for using the strategies in staff training;
  • To help teachers include EAL learners more effectively in curricular lessons;
  • Access to session recording;
  • First to hear about future webinars and how to sign up.

If you have any questions that specifically relate to the webinar topic which you would like answered during the live session, please send them to: webinar@bell-foundation.org.uk

If the webinar is full, please complete the wait list form during the booking process on Eventbrite and you will be contacted if a place becomes available. Everyone on the wait list will be sent a copy of the webinar recording.

Ticket sales close 6 December 2023 9:00 UK time (UTC+0).

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Your trainer, Tom

Tom Beakes at The Bell Foundation

Tom Beakes joined The Bell Foundation in 2020. Tom has worked in language education since 2003 and has taught in China, Japan, Ecuador and north Africa. His main areas of interest are teaching young learners, international education and teacher development. He holds an MA in anthropological linguistics and is CELTA and DELTA qualified. He has worked as a teacher trainer in the UK and abroad and is a regular speaker at English language teaching conferences such as IATEFL.   

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