Topic outline

  • Target audience for each unit

    Rolesmap
    • Introduction

      Intro

      This unit covers:

      • trends in data since 2004
      • definitions of key terms related to working with EAL learners
      • the range of experiences in EAL learners’ backgrounds 


      • Core Principles

        Maslow's hierarchy

        This unit covers:
        • how and when to assess new arrivals
        • time-tabling and grouping issues



        • SEND:EAL Interface

          Desktop game

          This unit covers:

          • indicators that relate to educational progression
          • how to distinguish the difference between SEND and EAL
          • next steps in supporting the EAL needs of learners
          • Working with parents

            Video screens

            This unit covers:

            • theories around language learning and second language acquisition
            • the long-term benefits of multilingualism
            • Teaching and Learning 1

              Welsh lesson

              This unit covers:

              • aspects around how it feels to be a second language learner
              • strategies and resources to meet the needs of new to English and beginner EAL learners
              • Bilingualism

                Translanguaging

                This unit covers:

                • theories around language learning and second language acquisition
                • the long-term benefits of multilingualism
                • Bilingual Conferencing

                  Parent conference video

                  This unit covers:

                  • how to prepare for and run an adult bilingual conferencing meeting using an interpreter
                  • Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers in Care

                    UASC Video

                    This unit covers:

                    • general information about UASC
                    • good practice principles of working with UASC in schools
                    • basic information about completing a Personal Education Plan
                    • Culturally Inclusive School

                      Map of school

                      This unit covers:

                      • examples of culturally inclusive approaches
                      • the principles of a rights respecting education
                      • First Language (L1) Assessment

                        Information about the unit

                        This unit covers:

                        • the rationale for conducting an L1 assessment
                        • how to conduct an L1 assessment without access to a competent user of the target language
                        • Role of EAL Co-ordinator

                          Podcast mountain

                          This unit covers:

                          • the multifaceted nature of the role of EAL Co-ordinator
                          • the important role that all school staff, parents and pupils have in supporting this job profile
                          • building an action plan for the role