Accelerating the progress of advanced EAL Learners through development of Academic Literacy across the curriculum

Event code SCH 20/158 
Event description Credit worthy

This training will develop teachers’ knowledge of the pedagogy of language acquisition in order to move pupil’s use of language from basic interpersonal communicative skills (BICS) to cognitive and academic language proficiency (CALP) which is the key to cognitive development and realising educational potential.

Through this structured, scaffolded approach pupils will develop their speaking and listening, reading and writing skills, identifying the language functions .across different genres in all subject areas. 
Training objectives Delegates attending training will:

- increase awareness of key points around second language acquisition
- develop understanding about academic literacies
- explore strategies to develop academic literacy in different subject areas. 
Key stages
All image Foundation image KS1 image KS2 image KS3 image KS4 image KS5 image 14-19/24 image 
Subject areas Equality and Inclusion
Target audience
All Teaching Staff / HLTA / Key Stage Co-ordinators / Newly Qualified Teachers / PRU Manager / SEN Co-ordinator / Specialist Teacher / Subject Leaders / Teachers
target audience
Qualification level
Innovation Centre Medway, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 9FD
Location Medway
Training Provider The Education People - Inclusion and Support Services
Admin contact Jane Austin (
Tracy Crute
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 10
Funding information Course fee - one session is £100 or 10 SSI SLA credits.

If you are unable to attend, please cancel your place through CPD online.
20% VAT will be added at the point of invoice.
Start date Tuesday 11 February 2020
Times 13:30-16:00
Number of sessions 1