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NALDIC Updates

Covid-19 – Important information relating to coronavirus

Some issues have arisen from the current events that affect our community and our operations. Some key points are as follows:

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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…

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NALDIC 29 Conference 2021

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EAL perspectives on decolonising the curriculum

NALDIC’s 29th annual conference | registration open


EAL Journal E-Issue 15 | Summer 2021

Beyond the school gates

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

Now available to members

Victoria Murphy

NALDIC Chair - Victoria Murphy

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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Training & CPD

Are you looking for an EAL course, a conference or a trainer?

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NALDIC hosts regular professional development events and trainings around the country. We promote best practice in the teaching and learning of EAL and bilingual pupils through these activities.

You can also browse our listing of Associate Members, who provide training and consultancy in your area.

Online Materials

Online training materials, including video and documents, are only accessible to NALDIC members.

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