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BAISIS webinar: Assessment and tracking of EAL learners

  • Date: November 27, 2024
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:30
  • Cost: BAISIS member – £55, BSA member – £75, Member additional attendee – £25, Non-member – £110
  • Audience: EAL Leads, Head of EAL, EAL practitioners, all practitioners working with EAL students at any age or academic level
  • Platform: Zoom (online)

Course Outline:

This comprehensive session will equip attendees with essential knowledge and practical strategies to effectively assess and track English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners. Knowing how to assess, track and tailor support for EAL learners is essential for the demonstration of progress and, crucially, will also make a lasting positive impact on your students’ educational journey.

Training topics will include:

  • Understanding EAL assessment and potential challenges and limitations to assessment
  • Tracking progress and setting goals
  • Progress outside the classroom: impact of socio-cultural integration and understanding cultural sensitivities
  • Best practice recommendations.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognition of the purpose, methods and challenges around EAL assessment and tracking
  • Methods for tracking progress and goal setting with students
  • Understanding the wider implications of progress and the importance of cultural awareness.