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EAL Updates

EAL Update 2018 (Word document)
EAL Update 2019 (Word document)
EAL Update 1 (Word document)
EAL Update 2 (Word document)
EAL Update 3 (Word Document)

EAL Guidance on Assessment (2018-2019)

NALDIC Statement (PDF document)
NASSEA Briefing Paper (PDF document)
New Arrivals Guidance (PDF document)

Research in EAL

EAL Pupil Assessment Booklet (PDF Document)
Key EAL Research Grid (PDF Document)
EAL Research - Achievement Gap Closes for EALs (Word Document)
Cummins' Models of EAL Pedagogy (Word Document)

Strategies to Support EAL Learners

EAL NALDIC Strategies (Word Document)
Supporting New Arrivals In Your Classroom (Word Document)
Classroom Strategies To Support New arrivals (Word Document)
EAL In Science - Resource Ideas (Powerpoint Document)
Wigan Primary Starter Pack Activities (PDF Document)

Key Pedagogy in EAL

EAL Translanguaging Slide (Powerpoint Document)
Online EAL Lecture (Powerpoint Document)

Early Years Phase Specific EAL

Helpful Links

NALDIC (National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum)
Collaborative Learning
Schools Online
Languages without limits
Reading Recovery
Oxford Reading Tree Talking Stories
Enchanted Learning
BLEN (Bilingualism Languages/Literacies Education Network)
Online dictionary assisted tool for English language learners


Faculty of Education Research

International, practice-based research projects from the RECAP Centre at the University of Chester.