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  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) Webinar 6: EAL Learners, Direct Provision and the International Protection Accommodation System 18.11.2021

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Webinar 6: EAL Learners, Direct Provision and the International Protection Accommodation System 18.11.2021

Do you know what your EAL pupils, students and families experience in Direct Provision / the International Protection Accommodation System?

This webinar for primary and post-primary teachers will enhance your ability to have a better understanding of the context and backgrounds of these learners.

Workshop Description: This webinar will spotlight the context in which many EAL learners and their families find themselves while their application for international protection is being considered.

Bernard will outline how the system operates, common misconceptions about the system and the upcoming changes to the system.

You will gain further insights into life for families in the International Protection Accommodation System.

Bernard will also deal with life of school-goers and their families from an EAL perspective.

 When you complete this webinar, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of how the Direct Provision/ International Protection Accommodation System works and how it is changing.
  • Know where to find further information on the impact of learners’ family histories on learners.
  • Have a wider vocabulary and greater understanding to accurately describe a learner’s context in terms of EAL.

You will be encouraged to ask questions / clarify aspects of webinar content throughout the session.

The Presenter: Bernard Cantillon is an experienced social worker with ten years’ experience working with both families and individuals. He has worked in child protection, homelessness, addiction and is now working with international protection applicants and refugees.

Registration Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RWYm2sX6TnGARYh9E3nAlA 

Course Properties

Course date 18-11-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date 18-11-2021 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-09-2021
Cut off date 18-11-2021 4:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Bernard Cantillon
Number Hours 1
Location ZOOM online

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Email: info@laoisedcentre.ie

 

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