EAL in the Early Years (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
EMAS Training Room, Floor 1, Core 6, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square
Course Tutors
Mary Badham
Admin Contact
SPAR Business Support (eandsc@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
Target Audience
PCC Staff / Primary Schools Non-teaching staff / Primary Schools Teaching staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Ethnic Minority Achievement / Primary Schools
Ethnic Minority Achievement / NQTs / School Improvement
Course description

An exploration of EAL pedagogy in the Early Years, including developing talk, learning through play and the benefit of using first language in the classroom.

Training objectives

Delegates will learn to:

  • understand how young children develop language;

  • support pupils top make good progress in the Early Years


Learning outcomes

Teachers and support staff will be confident in how very young children acquire additional languages and the factors influencing progress.  They will be able to apply strategies and use appropriate resources to plan for and teach young children.

Additional Information

Target Audience:

Infant School EMA Co-ordinators/Reception Teachers and TAs/Infant School English Subject Leads.


  • Free to all Portsmouth schools with 'general support' or 'adviser' packages
  • Membership-only schools £100
  • £50 non-attendance fee charged to ALL schools who do not give 24 hours' notice

Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authoridsation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply

Start Date
Wednesday 20 May 2020
End Date
Wednesday 20 May 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 19 May 2020
15:45 - 17:15
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