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EAL Across the Curriculum Conference

Kamil Trzebiatowski

Monday, 19 June 2017 from 09:00 to 15:00 (BST)

EAL Across the Curriculum Conference

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Newland School for Girls would like to extend a warm invitation to this exciting EAL Conference to be held on 19 June 2017 at our school, aimed at all teachers and teaching assistants (EAL specialist and mainstream) in both primary and secondary sectors.

The Conference will focus on how EAL Pedagogy applies in different distinct Primary and Secondary contexts, and will provide 5 different strands/workshops as listed below. Teachers of these particular areas will find the event particularly useful. It is precisely this attention to specific subjects that makes the Conference unique.

Attendees will be able to choose one workshop (115 minutes long, divided into two sessions) from the following:

Primary

Secondary English

Secondary Maths

Secondary Science

Secondary Humanities

       


Date:

19 June 2017

Time:

9:30 – 15:00

Venue:

Newland School for Girls, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RU

Cost:

£80

Book by 5 June 2017

Booking:

To reserve a place, please scroll up to the top of this page to use the EventBrite system to purchase.

You will be able to pay by a credit/debit card, a cheque or through an invoice.

You will be able to choose your workshop whilst registering. Scroll down to see the descriptions of the workshops themselves.

Enquiries:

For further information please call 01482 343098 or email the Conference Director, Mr Kamil Trzebiatowski, at KTrzebiatowski@newland.hull.sch.uk.

ktlangspec ; the Conference hashtag: #HullEALConf2

  

WORKSHOPS

Note: Participants will attend both sessions within the same strand.

Primary Strand

Workshop 1:

Using first language in the classroom with New Arrivals.

Workshop 2:

Speaking & listening activities for advanced bilingual learners.

Secondary English Strand

Workshop 1:

Access, Challenge and Language development in the Secondary English Curriculum for students who are new to learning English.

Workshop 2:

Access, Challenge and Language development in the Secondary English Curriculum for EAL students who have acquired the basics but are not yet fully proficient in English.

Secondary Maths Strand

Workshop 1:

Secondary Mathematics and Students New to English; developing the language of maths through visual representations and interactive learning activities.

Workshop 2:

Secondary Mathematics and More Advanced Bilingual Learners: acquiring technical vocabulary and understanding the everyday contexts of mathematical word problems.

Secondary Science Strand

Workshop 1:

The language of science. Developing the communication skills of EAL learners in Science.

Workshop 2:

The same as Workshop 1.

 

Secondary Humanities Strand

Workshop 1:

Planning inclusive lessons for EAL learners in Humanities.

 

Workshop 2:

Developing writing for more advanced learners in Humanities.

  

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Claire Montgomery

Primary Strand

Claire first trained as a secondary school teacher in Modern Languages and has been teaching EAL for 20 years in mainly primary schools across London. She holds an RSA Diploma in Teaching English in the Multilingual Classroom and an M.A in Human Rights and Education. She specialises in the education of refugee children and worked for a London local authority as Advisory Teacher for Refugee Children for 8 years, delivering training and courses to teachers and senior leaders as well as setting up supplementary schools for mother tongue teaching. She was Ethnic Minority Achievement Co-ordinator in an ethnically and linguistically diverse primary school in South London for 6 years, with responsibility for raising the achievement of EAL pupils and developing good EAL classroom practice across the school. Claire now works part-time as a teacher and course co-ordinator in the Languages department of City Lit, the largest centre for adult education in Europe, and as a freelance trainer and EAL consultant for the EAL Academy.

Diane Leedham

Secondary English Strand

Di has more than 30 years’ experience in teaching, teacher development/training and subject/school leadership and improvement.  Her mainstream secondary subject teaching subjects are English/ English Literature/Media Studies along with specialist knowledge and expertise in whole school Language and Literacy development, Equalities and EAL strategies/ leadership,  cross phase EYFS to KS5.  Her previous professional roles include Head of English, whole school Literacy Coordinator, LA English/Literacy Consultant and EAL Advisory Team Leader.  She has a highly successful track record of raising pupil achievement and attainment through creative, language aware and research informed pedagogy.

Steve Cooke

Secondary Maths Strand

Steve Cooke is an independent consultant who until recently worked part-time for Nottingham City Education. He has worked in the field of English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaching since 1982 as a teacher and head of department.  From 1992 to 2002 he was an EAL Project Manager in Leicester.  He was a consultant in Nottingham City before joining the National Strategies as a Regional Adviser in 2007.  He is also a distance learning tutor for the Birmingham University Bilingualism in Education Masters course.  He has contributed articles to several publications and is the author of ‘Collaborative Learning in the Classroom’.

Manny Vazquez

Secondary Science Strand

Manny Vazquez has worked in the field of EAL since 1979 and, following his work as Head of Service in Hounslow, he joined HLS Ltd. He is also a visiting lecturer for MA, PGCE and B Ed courses, and external examiner for an MA in English language teaching. He has been a speaker at international TESOL conferences and he has contributed to a range of professional journals, books and publications on the themes of language/content integration, and EAL assessment.  He also currently teaches GCSE English part time in an inner London school.

Sofia Ali

Secondary Humanities Strand

Sofia Ali is an independent education consultant specialising in EAL and cross curricular literacy.  Sofia has worked as a teacher, head of department, advisory teacher and consultant and regularly provides specialist training and keynote presentations in the UK and internationally on language and literacy development.  Sofia is currently an Associate for NASSEA, and a recognised Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Birmingham.

Kamil Trzebiatowski

Introductory and Final Session

Kamil is a secondary school EAL Coordinator at Newland School for Girls and this Conference director. He has 16 years of English language teaching experience from England, Scotland and Poland. A strong EAL voice, he works towards bringing mainstream and EAL teachers together for the benefit of EAL learners. He is a member of NALDIC Executive Committee and an Associate trainer of EAL Academy. In April 2015, he organised the well-attended EAL TeachMeet at Newland School for Girls, and the 1st EAL Conference here in June 2016.

 

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Newland School for Girls
Cottingham Road
HU6 7RU Hull
United Kingdom

Monday, 19 June 2017 from 09:00 to 15:00 (BST)


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Organiser

Kamil Trzebiatowski

Kamil is a secondary school EAL coordinator in Kingston-upon-Hull - with 16 years' English language teaching experience in England, Scotland and Poland. He is a recognised, sought after and respected conference and TeachMeet speaker in the UK; he advises teachers on language and the distinct EAL pedagogy, sharing practice and EAL-related research. He has recently completed his MEd for the University of the West of Scotland on the the issues of EAL mainstreaming and withdrawal. Kamil is an EAL Academy Associate, a member of NALDIC publications committee and regular writer for his own edu-blog Valuing and Protecting Diversity, where he promotes diversity, bilingualism and language and content integrated teaching.

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