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English as an additional language (EAL) and Special Educational Needs (SEN) 15/03/18
Thursday 15th March 2018, full day: 9.30am-3.30pm

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.

Dates: 15 March 2018

Duration: Full day, 9.30am-3.30pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your EYST link teacher or email sarah.mounsey@leicester.gov.uk 


£120 per delegate from Leicester City maintained schools.

£150 per delegate from non-maintained schools.




Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1580
Date: Thursday 15th March 2018
Time: full day: 9.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: EYST
Location: Early Years Support Centre
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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