How to Adapt Teaching for Learners Who Use EAL (Online Course)

This course provides guidance on how you can adapt your teaching to meet the language development needs of pupils who use EAL.

This online course explores the distinctive nature of adaptive teaching when taking into account a learner’s proficiency in English. It provides guidance on how you can adapt your curriculum teaching in a responsive way to meet the language development needs of your pupils who use English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Who should register for this course?

  • Teaching staff (from primary or secondary schools)
  • Teaching assistants
  • EAL coordinators

Please note: this course is not available to international schools. Please click here to view our upcoming Language for Results International online courses.

What will you do on the course?

  • Study a range of easy-to-use strategies that you can implement immediately into your teaching to facilitate better learning and integration within mainstream lessons.
  • Do two hours of flexible online study over a four to five-week period.
  • Work at a manageable pace with plenty of time to process course content and consider relevance to your context.
  • Take part in highly interactive and collaborative activities, with opportunities to work with other course participants, course tutors and course material.
  • Join a live one-hour webinar with opportunities to ask questions and share best practice in real time.
  • Complete an assignment based on the content of the course, which will receive detailed feedback to guide you in implementing your learning in school.

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

Course dates: 19 September - 13 October.

Ticket sales close Tuesday 12 September 4pm (UK time).

If the course is full, please complete the Wait List form and you will be contacted if a place becomes available.

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Course Outline:

Module One:

Pre-webinar online tasks: completed at your own pace over a one-week period.

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

Module Two:

Live interactive webinar with the course tutors:

  • Primary: Wednesday 27 September 16:00-17:00
  • Secondary: Thursday 28 September 16:00-17:00

Time commitment: 60 minutes.

Module Three:

Post-webinar online tasks: completed at your own pace over a one to two-week period.

Tutor feedback: you will receive feedback on your assignment within two weeks of submission.

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

The most useful thing was watching the videos and actually making a resource with the very detailed feedback. Often you complete courses but don't have time to act on what you learn. Former course participant

What former course participants found the most useful about this course:

"Having an opportunity to discuss with other people to share best practice and seeing how others adapt work."

What former course participants found the most useful about this course:

"1. The valuable opportunity to receive support for what is a rather isolated role in secondary schools. 2. Supportive and responsive course leaders - thank you, Sheila. 3. A well-organised course."

What former course participants found the most useful about this course:

Instructor feedback and insights from other teachers on the course. Links shared by The Bell Foundation for tips and games I can use in my classes.

Trainers to be confirmed

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Tutors are experienced teacher educators with substantial experience of teaching and assessing learners who use EAL in relevant contexts. Tutors are trained e-moderators and offer friendly, practical specialist support to all participants throughout the webinar.

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