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We organise a range of free EAL events, both in-person and virtual 

We love to bring together colleagues to discuss issues and best practice in our field, sharing challenges and success stories at our EAL events.

EAL events

Changing the conversation

Our 'Sex, race and class: changing the conversation' webinar series considers how we can turn a negative conversation about underachieving groups in schools into a more positive one.

Celebrating EAL achievement

In our 'Celebrating EAL achievement' webinars we talk to schools with outstanding EAL practice and answer your questions about the EAL Quality Mark.

Celebrating achievement with the EAL Quality Mark (webinar)

17 October 2024  4:00 pm  Online

Join us to hear Gold award schools sharing their best practice approaches and answering your questions about the EAL Quality Mark. Register your interest today.

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Empowering EAL Learners to Overcome Barriers and Enhance Attainment | Secondary (webinar)

See The National College website    Online

This popular EAL training webinar, delivered in partnership with The National College, will provide attendees with practical guidance on working with secondary pupils with EAL.

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Celebrating achievement with the EAL Quality Mark (webinar)

7 March 2024  4:00 pm  Online

Join us to hear Gold award schools sharing their best practice approaches and answering your questions about the EAL Quality Mark. Register your interest today.

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EAL events

If you have an idea for a future topic or would like to get involved in one of our EAL events, please get in touch. 
We look forward to seeing you at our next EAL events!

Previous webinar videos

Sex, Race and Class 1: the Good News

19 November 2020
To launch our ‘Changing the Conversation’ series, we were excited to welcome Rosemary Campbell-Stephens, MBE veteran educator, to discuss underachieving groups in schools with The EAL Academy’s Director, Graham Smith.

Sex, Race and Class 2: Headteacher Perspectives 

4 February 2021
What can be done to support underachieving groups in schools? We were delighted to host a webinar featuring inspirational leaders as they shared their views on the topic.

Sex, Race and Class 3: Curriculum Transformation and Leadership

26 March 2021
We continued our focus on changing conversations about the intersections of sex, race and class and their perceived impact on achievement in school, by focussing on the system.

Sex, Race and Class 4: Muslim Achievement in Schools

16 June 2021
To share their views on the topic, we welcomed a panel of inspirational leaders.

Sex, Race and Class 5: Curriculum, Climate and Community

16 November 2021
This webinar adds to our previous themes, of sex, race, class and curriculum, the most pressing issue for the future of young people at school today: climate. To share their views on the topic, we welcomed a panel of inspirational leaders.

Sex, Race and Class 6: Is this the moment of change?

5 October 2022
Have we reached a moment where not only can we celebrate the diversity of cultures and languages in our schools, but also see that diversity as the engine of an entirely new narrative in which diversity is the strength that makes our schools successful. Is there a moment of opportunity to change the way we think about language and education (within the British education system)?

Celebrating achievement with the EAL Quality Mark

22 April 2021
Seven schools describe a key aspect of their fantastic EAL practice and why they found doing the EAL Quality mark to be valuable

Celebrating achievement with the EAL Quality Mark

24 November 2021
Gold award schools describe a key aspect of their fantastic EAL practice and why they found doing the EAL Quality mark to be valuable.

The EAL Quality Mark, Kensington Primary School

24 June 2021
Soofia Amin, Specialist Lead in Education for EAL at Kensington Primary School explains why she found the EAL Quality mark to be such a valuable process and answers your questions about the award.

Celebrating achievement with the EAL Quality Mark

17 November 2022
Gold award schools describe a key aspect of their fantastic EAL practice and why they found doing the EAL Quality mark to be valuable.

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