Supporting EAL learners in science RK348 / A01

Start date
7 Feb 22
1 Day
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD



This course addresses the issues that language barriers pose in the teaching and learning of science. You will be able to consider the nature of these barriers and how techniques such as substitution tables, translanguaging, exploratory talk and directed activities can make your science curriculum fully inclusive and accessible for all learners.


Please note that delegates from The Derby and Nottingham areas can claim a £50 bursary towards this course.  Please email to claim.

Who is the course leader?

  • Robert Butler

    ASE Field officer for North/East Midlands and Yorkshire. Freelance education consultant. Ex special school science teacher and senior leader....


Participants will be able to:

  • identify EAL learners in your class and understand the nature of the problems they face
  • develop practical strategies that can improve the accessibility of science lessons for EAL learners
  • consider the ways in which your science curriculum can be developed to become fully inclusive for EAL


Supporting EAL learners in science07 February 202216:00-17:00Virtual
session 208 February 202216:00-17:01Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£75.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£150.00 +VAT

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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