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Training

Bespoke training

We offer bespoke training to schools which is free of charge.
If you wish to book this please contact us on nicola.hunter@solihull.gov.uk.

Training for teachers and teaching assistants

The Service also offers a range of half and full day courses for teachers. These are chargeable: full day £150 and half day £70. Courses we offer cover various topics and are dependent upon demand. Topics include

  • SEN or EAL? Distinguishing the difference
  • Classroom strategies for new arrivals in primary schools
  • Classroom strategies for new arrivals in secondary schools
  • Developing writing skills in more advanced EAL learners
  • Supporting EAL learners in EYFS
  • Supporting more advanced EAL learners in primary schools
  • Supporting more advanced EAL learners in secondary schools
  • Assessing, monitoring and tracking the progress of learners new to English

EAL Network meeting

Wednesday 4th March 2020, 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Sans Souci, free to Solihull schools, £50 for out-of-borough/independent schools.

If you wish to book a place, please email inset@solihull.gov.uk

Upcoming training

  • TA training short course (3 sessions), 1.30 – 3.30pm, commencing 1st March 2021
  • SEN and EAL – distinguishing the difference 1.30-3.30pm, Monday 8th March 2021
  • Spring term EAL Network, 1.30-3.30pm, Wednesday 17th March 2021

All training is free and will be delivered via Teams

To book a place please email inset@solihull.gov.uk.