Our free expert webinar will be on Tuesday 30 October 2018 at 17:30 (UK time), and will be delivered by Siobhan Parker.

Target audience

  • Teachers of mainstream subjects

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop an understanding of the challenges students face when learning through English as an additional language
  2. Explore a range of teaching strategies can support the development of students’ English as well as subject understanding
  3. Outline the basics of the English language system

Webinar Description

This webinar will help teachers understand the challenges their students face when learning through English as an additional language. It will provide practical and easy to implement advice for developing learning and achievement.

Presenter Biography

Sioban is an international education consultant who helps teachers develop confidence and capability in the classroom. She is also involved in the development of national curricula and supporting materials. Her mission is to improve the quality of education for all students by creating the most effective learning environment in the classroom. She strongly believes in challenging others to achieve their potential, while providing the in-depth support they need for effective professional growth and personal development. Sioban has nearly 30 years’ teaching and management experience, working in a range of UK and international schools at primary and secondary levels in both state and independent sectors. She has a degree in languages and linguistics from the University of Salford and a PGCE in primary and secondary education from the University of Reading.