Teaching Assistants: Working with Learners using EAL (Online Course)

This online course aims to familiarise teaching assistants with some of the challenges that learners using EAL might face.

This online course aims to familiarise teaching assistants (TAs) with some of the challenges that learners using EAL might face when learning English and learning through English at the same time. The course introduces practical, easy-to-use strategies for supporting learners using EAL to develop the language skills they need to access the curriculum and fulfil their potential.

This three-module online course is designed to work around the busy lives of those working in schools - tickets are available for either primary or secondary practitioners. With three hours of online study over a four-week period, this course enables you to work at a manageable pace with plenty of time to process course content and consider relevance to your context. The course is designed to be highly interactive and collaborative, with opportunities to work with other course participants, course tutors and course material. Module Two consists of a live webinar with opportunities to ask questions and share best practice in real time.

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

Course dates: 4-27 May.

Ticket sales close Wednesday 27 April 4pm.

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Who is this course for?

  • Teaching assistants in primary and secondary settings
  • Classroom support staff

Module One:

Pre-webinar online tasks: completed at your own pace over a seven-day period.

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

Module Two:

Live interactive webinar with the course tutors:

  • Primary: Wednesday 11 May 16:00-17:00
  • Secondary: Thursday 12 May 16:00-17:00

Time commitment: 60 minutes.

Module Three:

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

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

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

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

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