New to ESOL Professional Development (Code: C0700)
This course aims to support ESOL practitioners working with New to ESOL (sometimes called 'pre-entry') learners. The content covers a broad range of aspects of this work including oracy and literacy teaching, phonics, participatory approaches to learning, literacy and language practices, and making the most of the New to ESOL Resources. Content is negotiated for each individual event.
Who is this for?
ESOL practitioners at all levels of experience working with New to ESOL/ 'pre-entry' learners.
This course aims to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of ESOL practitioners (including volunteers) working with New to ESOL (sometimes called 'pre-entry') learners across a broad range of contexts. The content covers the key aspects of this work, teaching ' basic' literacy, phonics, participatory approaches to learning, reading and writing skills, developments in literacy theory and practice, (including digital literacies) and making the most of the New to ESOL Resources. Content is negotiated for each individual event.
No formal qualifications needed, but you should be working with low-level New to ESOL learners.