Teaching in English in multilingual classrooms (TEMC)

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Teaching in English in multilingual classrooms (TEMC)

We are delighted that the writers of TEMC at Lexis Education have asked The EAL Academy to be the UK providers of TEMC.

This course is at the cutting-edge of language-based teacher professional development. 

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This course is for

Course aim

What you will learn from this course

How does it work?

You learn the skills you need in the classroom, but you also learn how to be a tutor for other teachers. This train-the-trainer method ensures that schools can benefit from our professional development in a cost-effective way that is school-managed.

We refer to the courses we deliver as the Tutor Training, and the courses you then deliver as the Teacher Course.

Course tutor

Helen Handford is a qualified EAL teacher, trainer and consultant with over 25 years’ experience in developing language and literacy across the curriculum in diverse, multilingual primary and secondary school contexts. She specialises in optimising pupil outcomes through strategic, whole-school approaches to the development of academic registers of language. Her background is in applied linguistics and she provides both bespoke and accredited training and coaching around all aspects of EAL and literacy development. She is a trained tutor for the internationally acclaimed success in literacy courses ‘How Language Works’, ‘Teaching ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms – Language in Learning across the Curriculum’ (LiLaC) and ‘Literacy for Learning’. Alongside her work in schools, Helen has been a university-based senior teaching fellow on initial teacher training programmes for secondary English and is involved in both national and international research into language in learning.

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