Strategies for EAL in the Early Years

This very popular course has been brought back this year. 

Course Summary:

Nottingham is a very multi-cultural city and it is believed to have people from 93 different countries and 101 spoken languages’ - Wikipedia 2016

Early Years settings are rich in play and opportunities for social and language development. This course will equip you with simple strategies to work in partnership with parents and to provide children with English as an additional language with experiences that allow them to develop and enhance their English language acquisition, while continuing to build upon and celebrate their own home language and culture, in a safe environment.

 This course will support practitioners to understand:

  • Background theories and differences between first and second language
  • How to support and communicate with parents/carers
  • Distinctions, differences and overlaps between EAL and SEN
  • Hints and tips to support children to develop their English language  

 Course leader/s:

Achievement of Vulnerable Groups Consultant: Jane Daffe and colleagues

 Course Length: 3 hours (one morning)

Audience: This course is suitable for Early Years practitioners who work in nurseries, pre-schools, OOSCs and childminders who require support to develop techniques and strategies to support children with EAL. 

Day Date Time Venue Delegate Fee  
Thursday 25th January 2018 9:30am - 12:30pm NNSTC £45 Book