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ESOL Citizenship Learning Materials Workshops

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Full day workshops for ESOL teachers and half-day workshops for managers and experienced ESOL teachers

Citizenship Materials for ESOL Learners – Autumn 2005 Workshops

Workshops were delivered between January and March 2005 across 9 English regions to introduce the learning materials pack to ESOL teachers.

A second phase of regional workshops is planned during October and November 2005 to introduce the ESOL Citizenship Learning Materials pack to ESOL teachers. There are 27 events in total across the 9 English regions and 4 events in Scotland and two events in Wales.

Each event is either a one day format for ESOL teachers or a half day format for ESOL managers, and will host a maximum of 30 delegates.

ESOL Teachers’ familiarisation workshop – Full Day
This one day workshop is designed for ESOL teachers and it will include useful, practical strategies for using the learning materials pack in the classroom. There will be an opportunity to share ideas with other teachers and to explore the best ways of teaching ESOL in a citizenship context to prepare learners for citizenship. Each delegate will receive a copy of the Citizenship Materials for ESOL learners pack.

Bookings are being taken for the next phase of training: October – November 2005. The schedule is below:

East Midlands:  Leicester   23 November
Eastern Region: Luton   15 November
London:  Croydon   20 October, W1   1 November, NW1   24 November
North East:  Middlesbrough   3 November, Durham   21 November
North West: Manchester   14 October, Liverpool   16 November
South East:  Maidstone   7 November ,Reading   30 November
South West:  Taunton   14 November
West Midlands:  Stone   7 October, Birmingham   11 November
Yorkshire:  Leeds   4 October, Sheffield   16 November
Scotland:  Dundee   4 October ,Edinburgh   5 December
Wales:   Cardiff   17 November

 

ESOL Managers’ familiarisation workshop – Half Day
This half day workshop is designed for ESOL managers and experienced ESOL teachers. It will include an overview of the Government’s new citizenship requirements and how they impact on ESOL learners. There will be an introduction to the learning materials pack. There will be an opportunity to share ideas with other managers over lunch to explore the best ways of delivering ESOL in a citizenship context. Each delegate will receive a copy of the Citizenship Materials for ESOL learners pack.

Bookings are being taken for the next phase of training: October – November 2005. The schedule is below:

East Midlands:   Derby   13 October
Eastern Region:  Cambridge   3 October
London:   SE1   11 October, EC1   18 November
North East:   Newcastle   10 October
North West:   Blackburn   6 October, Preston   28 November
South East:   Southampton   12 October
West Midlands:   Birmingham   3 October, Coventry   29 November
Yorkshire:   York   4 November
Scotland:   Glasgow   9 November, Inverness   22 November
Wales:    Llandudno   6 December

Click here for more information and an application form.

Written Ministerial Statement from the Home Office on 06/07/05
Tests of Language and Knowledge of Life in the United Kingdom for New Citizens

Click here to read the Ministerial Statement.

 

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