EAL in International Schools

Graham Smith is the managing director of The EAL Academy, one of the EAL Journal’s sponsors. In this post he reports on a recent International Schools conference that had much to contribute to the debate at home. Every three years ECIS (Educational Collaborative for International Schools) and ESLMT (English as a Second Language and Mother Tongue)… Continue reading EAL in International Schools

IATEFL reflections

  Nandhaka Pieris (NALDIC’s project officer) attended the IATEFL conference in Glasgow recently and sends this report. This post was originally published on Nandhaka’s personal blog. Happy Easter and happy reading!  ELT, EAL, INCLUSIVE PRACTICES AND SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS In this Inclusive Practices and SEND post, I am going to briefly round up the talks I attended… Continue reading IATEFL reflections

New Speakers round table – conference report

The second in our week of research posts is a report from London. On Monday night, the UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics hosted a round-table discussion on ‘New Speakers’ of languages – a term that captures the complex of issues around migration, language learning and community. There was much relevant discussion for EAL practitioners, especially as… Continue reading New Speakers round table – conference report

ResearchED Language – conference report

There are a lot of teacher-research events happening this week, and we’ll be writing every day to share the findings and resources with you. First is Kamil Trzebiatowski, reporting from this weekend’s ResearchED Language conference in Oxford. Watch this space – for the next few days we’ll be reporting conferences and events around the country. ResearchED… Continue reading ResearchED Language – conference report