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Barnsley EAL Champion Programme


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Event date(s)

  • 19th Oct, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • 22nd Nov, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • 31st Jan, 9:00am - 3:30pm
  • 6th Mar
  • 24th Apr, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • 6th Jun
  • 26th Jun, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Event details

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW;

he EAL Champion programme is a nationally recognised intensive programme of professional development for teachers/leaders on EAL practice and pedagogy with school based action research and mentoring. It consists of 5 half-day training sessions and two mentoring sessions enabling the Champion to acquire specialist knowledge and skills to fulfil their role in school. Participants undertake a small scale action research project focussing on an area relevant to the school / setting. There is mentoring and support from consultants to undertake this project.

This programme will support EAL Champions to:

• Develop their own expertise to improve and enhance current EAL provision in school
• Develop learning and teaching through a greater understanding of EAL pedagogy and practice
• Implement nationally and locally recognised EAL strategy and effective practice within their school
• Provide an additional level of identified support within their own school
• Raise attainment of EAL learners by promoting the use of materials / resources by modelling good practice and promoting the use of relevant materials and resources
• Support their colleagues in school through modelling and coaching in school to plan, assess, set targets, and provide effective learning and teaching to raise the attainment of EAL learners
• Provide input and support for Champions to deliver school based INSET training
• Provide advice and support to colleagues in school on scaffolding the linguistic and academic development of EAL learners
• Network with other teachers and leaders to exchange ideas and share practice to enhance the learning for pupils and staff

All sessions will run face to face at: HCAT, Unit 7, Great Cliffe Court, Dodworth, Barnsley, S75 3SP

COST / PLACES AVAILABLE:
The programme will be funded by The Barnsley Schools’Alliance Board. There will be no charge to schools for delegates to attend. Cancellation Policy applies.

CLICK THE LINK TO RESERVE A PLACE
https://forms.office.com/e/gVpacirkXw

  • This event is lead by: Jenny Smith
Booking for this event has now closed