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    EAL Journal E-Issue 16 | Autumn 2021 | What's the word on reading? Teaching and supporting learners with EAL – available to members here

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EAL Journal E-Issue 16 | Autumn 2021

What’s the word on reading?

Teaching and supporting learners with EAL

Now available to members

NALDIC Statement on ‘Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me’ by Kate Clanchy

NALDIC acknowledges the concerns and hurt expressed about Kate Clanchy’s memoir, ‘Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me.’

We consider many of the choices made by Ms Clanchy in writing her memoir not to align with NALDIC’s mission to support the education of linguistic minority children…

Read our full statement here

EAL Journal E-Issue 15 | Summer 2021

Beyond the school gates

How home, family and community can all support and promote language development

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Yvonne Foley

NALDIC Chair - Yvonne Foley

NALDIC is the national subject association for English as an additional language. NALDIC provides a welcoming, vibrant, professional forum for learning more about English as an Additional Language (EAL) and bilingual learners in schools. You don’t have to be an EAL teacher or EAL specialist to join us. We welcome members from a range of settings, schools and organisations. Our mission is to promote the effective teaching and learning of EAL and bilingual pupils across the UK.

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NALDIC Video Teaser | English as an Additional Language: A Guide