PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

for 

TEACHERS

Because we know that learning begins with the teacher.

Our teacher training programmes are rigorous and inspiring for those working with English Language Learners (ELLs), who are learning through a language that is not their first language.

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MAIN PROGRAMME

SUCCESS WITH ELLS: TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN MAINSTREAM CLASSROOMS

A popular teacher training programme for international schools because every child is different.

Success with ELLs looks at 

  • developing teachers' awareness of how to work with English Language Learners (ELLs)

  • developing teachers' understanding of the pivotal role of language in learning across the curriculum 

  • teaching practices which can be used across the curriculum to address the needs of ELLs in an explicit manner


This in-depth programme​​ of approximately 27 hours is intended for classroom teachers and anyone working with learners, who are accessing academic curriculum in a language not their primary language. 

Contact us to find out how Success with ELLS can benefit your school.

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BITE-SIZE SESSIONS

SUCCESS WITH ELLS: DEVELOPING WRITING

We know schools are busy places. We have created bite-size versions of our main programme to fit your Professional Development calendar.                         

As educators, we understand the value of leaving each training session with skills and strategies you can apply immediately in the classroom. 

Success with ELLS: Developing Writing looks at

  • developing teachers' understanding about genre and text types regularly produced across the curriculum

  • creating explicit teaching materials to scaffold writing

  • teaching ELLs language of the curriculum, or academic literacies, through a collaborative and interactive design

This bite-size stand-alone programme​​ can be tailored to fit your Professional Development calendar.

This programme is suitable for classroom teachers and anyone working with learners, who are accessing the academic curriculum and are in the process of developing their writing skills.

Contact us to find out how our Success with ELLS bite-size programme can benefit your school.

BITE-SIZE SESSIONS

SUCCESS WITH ELLS: SCAFFOLDING SPEAKING

We know schools are busy places. We have created bite-size versions of our main programme to fit your Professional Development calendar.                         

As educators, we understand the value of leaving each training session with skills and strategies you can apply immediately in the classroom. 

Success with ELLS: Scaffolding Speaking

looks at

  • understanding how language is acquired

  • developing Academic Oral language as a scaffold for Academic Writing

  • developing speaking frameworks for ELLs

This bite-size stand-alone programme​​ can be tailored to fit your Professional Development calendar.

This programme is suitable for classroom teachers and anyone working with learners, who are accessing the academic curriculum and are still developing their oral skills.  

Contact us to find out how our Success with ELLS bite-size programme can benefit your school.

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BITE-SIZE SESSIONS

SUCCESS WITH ELLS: DEVELOPING READING

We know schools are busy places. We have created bite-size versions of our main programme to fit your Professional Development calendar.                         

As educators, we understand the value of leaving each training session with skills and strategies you can apply immediately in the classroom. 

Success with ELLs: Developing Reading looks at

  • understanding active reading techniques that work for ELLs

  • how visual and written texts work to support ELLs in their academic reading 

  • building successful and confident readers

  • developing reading for across the curriculum

This bite-size stand-alone programme​​ can be tailored to fit your Professional Development calendar.

This programme is suitable for classroom teachers and anyone working with learners, who are accessing the academic curriculum and developing academic reading skills.

Contact us to find out how our Success with ELLS bite-size programme can benefit your school.

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