EAL in Nurseries: How to Support Language Acquisition and Help Children Thrive

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Webinar 45min

This webinar will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support children who have English as an additional language (EAL) to settle into nurseries. It will show you how to develop strategies to effectively work with children and their families, creating inclusive nursery environments which support language acquisition and lay the foundations for successful school careers.

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For: Nursery managers, practitioners, assistants 

Aim: This webinar will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support children who have English as an additional language (EAL) to settle into nurseries. It will show you how to develop strategies to effectively work with children and their families, creating inclusive nursery environments which support language acquisition and lay the foundations for successful school careers. 

Why this webinar’s important: The government’s early years guidance on supporting children with EAL highlights the fact that “English society is multilingual, with an estimated 360 languages spoken across the country”, reflected in the linguistic diversity in education settings. The guidance underlines the crucial role of early years providers “in modelling the accurate use of English, noting the child’s spoken vocabulary and building on what the child already knows”.