EAL Coordinators: Organising Impactful EAL Provision for Plurilingual Learners (Online Course)

This online course aims to provide EAL Coordinators with the theoretical knowledge and practical strategies required to support them in organising impactful and inclusive EAL provision in their school.

Course dates: 19 March – 17 April 2025

Ticket sales end: 12 March 2025, 16:00 UK time (UTC +1). 

Length: minimum of 5 hours of online study over a 4.5-week period.

About the course

This course for EAL coordinators working in international schools will help you develop your understanding of what impactful and inclusive EAL provision looks like, and offers practical strategies to help achieve this. 

On this course, you will:  

  • Critically review key theories around language acquisition and consider the implications for the organisation of EAL provision at your school.   
  • Explore the role of an EAL coordinator and be introduced to approaches to data collection and developing a whole school language policy.   
  • Reflect on the different approaches to EAL provision typically found in international schools.  
  • Learn about dimensions of inclusive practice and explore strategies for developing them within your specific school context.  

In the implementation phase of the course, you will apply what you have learned by drafting an inclusive language policy or creating an action plan outlining next steps for improving EAL provision in your own context.  

The course is suitable for both primary and secondary practitioners.  A certificate will be awarded for successful completion of the course. 

Who is this course for?

  • EAL coordinators;
  • School leaders with responsibility for organising EAL provision and/or creating a language policy;
  • EAL teachers who would like to become EAL coordinators.

This course is for international participants only. Please click here to view our upcoming online courses for those living and working in the UK.

Course overview

Your trainer

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All our tutors are experienced teacher educators with substantial experience of teaching and assessing multilingual learners in relevant contexts. Tutors are trained e-moderators and offer friendly, practical specialist support to all participants throughout the course.

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Why learn with us?

Flexible learning

Designed to work around your busy schedule, access the course material when you want, and choose to go at a pace that suits you.

Interactive and collaborative

You'll have opportunities to work with other course participants, course tutors and course material.

Certificate of completion

A certificate will be awarded for successful completion of the course.

EAL expertise

All tutors are experienced teacher educators with substantial experience of teaching and assessing learners who use EAL in relevant contexts.

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