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Information and context for Governors on teaching pupils with English as an additional language (EAL) or those who are from a minority ethnic background (BME). Ideas and strategies on developing a whole school ethos and considering the school's offer for these pupils.Essential Information
Organisations that provide services to children are required to incorporate into their recruitment and selection procedures measures that help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children, or otherwise be unsuited to work with them.
Making safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children an integral part of human resources management in organisations that work with children is an essential part of creating safe environments.
Following the 2004 Bichard Inquiry Report there are legal duties on schools, FE colleges and a wide range of partner organisations to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
For schools, Bichard specifically recommended that:
Taking a close look at different assessment frameworks, including the new Bell Foundation model, delegates will know how to use tracking information to decide what is (or isn't) expected progress for learners with EAL and link this to appropriate teaching strategies.Essential Information
An exploration of Roma culture alongside a consideration of the potential barriers to learning that Roma pupils may face in school, looking at strategies to help support pupils and their families overcome these.Essential Information