… tell us how you feel about EAL policy and practice. Naomi Flynn and colleagues from the University of Reading have developed a survey to capture how EAL teachers feel about their work and the broader policies around EAL. In this post she explains the reasons why the survey is important, and asks us all to… Continue reading The EAL Teaching Survey
Today we begin a new series of blog posts around EAL. Our first is from Anna Lindley of SOAS (the School for Oriental and African Studies) in London. She writes about what universities can do for displaced people, including a new scholarship scheme. In the last couple of years, as government policy around immigration becomes… Continue reading Unblocking university for displaced people
This post is by Diane Leedham, NALDIC stalwart and EAL commentator, and is from the excellent Teacher Toolkit blog. She discusses the ongoing issues around the DfE requesting nationality data from parents and gives advice for colleagues on the front line. Are schools clear about what EAL information should/should not be communicated to the Department for Education?… Continue reading Misapprehension and Misinformation — @TeacherToolkit
Justine Greening took office as the new Secretary of State for Education last week. NALDIC has written to welcome her to the sector, and to urge her to engage with EAL. This post contains the full text of our letter.
On Friday, the British Council and the Bell Foundation published two new research studies on EAL. Frank Monaghan was at the launch event and sends this report.