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General SEND Support

English as an additional language (EAL) and Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Thursday 2nd May 2019, Full day 09:30 - 15:30

Who is it for:

Early years teachers and teaching assistants.

Areas Covered:

  •  This course develops practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of how children acquire an additional language and of how to identify special educational needs that children with EAL may have.
  • It provides practical strategies to support the needs of children who are learning EAL and have SEN.

Course Outcomes:

  • Acquire knowledge of how children learn an additional language.
  • Learn a range of strategies to support the acquisition of EAL.
  • Be able to identify if a child who is learning EAL has special educational needs.
  •  Learn how to support children who have EAL and SEN in their school.
  • Reflect on and review their own practice and identify areas for development.

Duration: Full day, 09:30 - 15:30.



  • £120 per delegate from LCC maintained schools.
  • £150 per delegate from non-maintained schools.



Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1956
Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019
Time: Full day 09:30 - 15:30
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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