BME/EAL pupils in the October Census 2020

WEBINAR, Civic Offices, Floor 1, Core 6, Guildhall Square
Course Tutors
Karen Thomas
Admin Contact
SPAR Business Support (
Target Audience
Headteacher / Primary Schools Non-teaching staff / Primary Schools Teaching staff / Secondary Schools Non-teaching staff / Secondary Schools Teaching staff / Special Schools Non-teaching Staff / Special Schools Teaching Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
All Schools
Ethnic Minority Achievement
Course description

For the Autumn term, training from EMAS continues to be a 'self-guided' offer, with a walk through of reading, reflection and activities to be undertaken independently, followed by a webinar where the key points will be discussed, questions answered and guidance given for individual situations.

The course materials will be sent out to anyone interested by email in September.
The webinar is on 23rd September 2020

A course to support all admin and frontline staff in schools to better understand the BME and EAL census codes, consisting of self-guided learning (activities, quizzes, reading and reflection etc.) followed by a webinar to recap and address individual school issues.

Course Instructors:  Karen Thomas, Mary Badham, Rebecca Reeve

A link to the Webinar will be sent to you prior to the course.


Training objectives

We will be looking at:
• Defining terms
• Background information
• Why do we collect language and ethnicity data?
• The census requirements 2020-21
• Ethnicity: census codes
• First Language: census codes

Learning outcomes

By the end of this training, you will better understand the use of ethnicity and language census codes and the pupils who fall within these groups.

Additional Information

Target Audience: School admin and frontline staff, all Key Stages

No charge for schools with a support package from EMAS
£100 for membership-only schools
£50 non-attendance charge without prior notice

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


Start Date
Wednesday 23 September 2020
End Date
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Closing Date
Monday 21 September 2020
15:45 - 16:30
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