||22 May 2012
We hosted an event in London to debate how education can respond to the increase in EAL to ensure every child can access the whole curriculum. More than 100 people including teachers, assessment experts and journalists attended. The debate was streamed live and more than 1000 people watched online.
Presenters included: Lee Donaghy, Park View Business & Enterprise School, Birmingham; Phil Woolas, former immigration minister; Dr Sandra McNally, London School of Economics and Political Science; Dr Philida Schellekens, consultant, author, teacher and teacher trainer; Dr Frank Monaghan, the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC); Prof. Dr. Piet Van Avermaet, Ghent University; and Tim Chadwick, consultant and teacher trainer.