EAL consultant and Trainer

EAL Consultant and Trainer


EAL consultant and Trainer

Norwich
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 447916268832
Website

Description

With over 25 years of experience in education, Samia works closely with primary and secondary schools to raise the attainment of students who have English as an Additional Language. Formerly a Lead Advisory Teacher for Norfolk County Council, she works throughout Norfolk and further afield to advise schools and promote good practice in supporting young arrivals, including refugees and asylum seekers, from nursery to sixth forms. As part of this work she has: ➢ extensive experience in planning and delivering successful EAL training across the county and further afield for senior leadership, teachers, support staff and trainee teachers ➢ developed clearer and more robust initial testing/assessment systems and admissions procedures for new arrivals ➢ developed expertise in home language GCSEs available for EAL students ➢ established and run Networks for EAL Co-ordinators from across Norfolk ➢ established clearer procedures for collecting thorough and accurate data, prior to data analysis of EAL/BME groups with senior leadership ➢ worked closely with schools, Social Services and other agencies for successful integration of refugee and unaccompanied asylum seeker students ➢ given advice and guidance on race awareness (including relevant legislation) to members of senior leadership teams and other school staff on recognising and reporting racist incidents Now working as a Freelance Consultant, her training may include the above and: ➢ Assessments to identify beginners to more advanced EAL learners ➢ How to identify next targets and monitor progress in English acquisition ➢ Practical strategies to support and teach EAL students in class ➢ Effective admissions procedures and induction for new arrivals ➢ What data needs to be collected for the EAL cohort and why ➢ Recommended resources (including online resources) Often based on modules from the National Strategies documents ‘New Arrivals Excellence Programme’ and 'Ensuring the Attainment of more advanced learners of EAL’’, all sessions include dissemination of electronic and reusable resource materials. In addition, Samia is ➢ a qualified and experienced external examiner at GSCE level ➢ a qualified Arts Award Advisor who can deliver at Bronze and Silver Award levels ➢ a main facilitator for Oxfam-funded project Cultural Diversity in the Primary Classroom for UEA PGCE students in 2004/5 ➢ the Educational Consultant for a major Heritage Lottery Fund grant for online resource South Asian Diaspora Arts and Literature Archive in 2005 ➢ the author of Our Big Land, a teaching pack on Romany Gypsy history, produced by The Romany Theatre Company, and sent to 200 secondary schools in 2005 ➢ a co-author of All Different, All Equal, a set of anti-racist teaching resources for use in all Norfolk secondary and middle schools, produced in 1996

Company Rating

63 FB users likes EAL consultant and Trainer, set it to 47 position in Likes Rating for Norwich, Norfolk in Education category

The A to Z of EAL Thursday 21st May 2015 9.15am – 3.30pm Venue: The Base, Cecil Road, Norwich NR1 2TJ Cost*: £150 Hugely successful new training back by popular demand - and if you book by FRIDAY 17th APRIL 2015 there is a *10% discount! PLEASE CIRCULATE TO ALL THE TEACHERS IN YOUR NETWORKS!! :) EAL training for members of SLT, SENDCOs, EAL Co-ordinators and teachers: *Cost includes refreshments, lunch and all electronic resources. There is a 10% discount for early booking (booked by the 17th April) and for 2 or more participants from one school or Cluster. To book please message me or email at samiamalik@btinternet.com Enquiries: 07916269932 This cross-phase training course will equip participants with the knowledge, strategies and resources to confidently and successfully work with both beginners and more advanced EAL learners. Participants will be given electronic and reusable resource materials to disseminate within their schools or Cluster for all sessions, which will include: ➢ Practical strategies to support and teach EAL students in class ➢ What data needs to be collected for the EAL cohort and why ➢ How to identify next targets and monitor progress in English acquisition ➢ Recommended resources (including online resources) The A to Z of EAL Thursday 21st May 2015 9.15am – 3.30pm Venue: The Base, Cecil Road, Norwich NR1 2TJ Cost*: £150 To book please message me or email at samiamalik@btinternet.com Enquiries: 07916269932

Published on 2015-04-13 10:10:12 GMT

‘Samia has a clear vision of what is needed for effective EAL provision in school. Excellent knowledge and understanding of current thinking and resources, backed up by years of first-hand experience. ’ (Nov 2014) Fran Ludden - Deputy Head, St Francis of Assisi Primary, Norwich "An outstanding and experienced trainer, Samia Malik understands pupils needs and how to develop their English through the curriculum.” (Nov 2014) - Tom Pritchard, EAL Co-ordinator and English teacher, Notre Dame High School, Norwich 'Samia Malik has worked closely and effectively with our school to support staff and to help EAL pupils make good progress.' (Nov 2014) - Adrian La Chapelle, Headteacher, St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School, Costessey 'Samia has helped us set in place workable systems to ensure every EAL child is identified and supported and that teachers also feel supported in caring for the EAL children in their classes.' - Julie Bright, EAL Co-ordinator and class teacher, St Mary's Catholic Primary, Gorleston ‘The training has made me realise how small changes in delivery of teaching can have huge effects on the attainment of EAL students’ (Feb 2013) – Secondary Science teacher, Norwich

Published on 2015-01-23 21:04:40 GMT

My first training day is nicely booked up which is brilliant..thank you lovely people for all the likes. Now if you will just share this page with any teacher friends I would be so happy :) :) :) xxx