Celebrated this year on Tuesday 26th September, the European Day of Languages (EDL) is a means of promoting awareness of the importance of language learning and protecting linguistic heritage. It is a day across Europe where all languages are celebrated, not a day just to celebrate European languages. There are some lovely ideas and resources […]
Portsmouth’s already hugely successful Polish school is hoping to increase its numbers once again this year and keep Polish alive in the community. If you are able to share some information with your Polish-speaking families, they’d be very grateful. Children as young as four can join and lessons run up to Polish GCSE classes. You […]
Over the summer term, we have also created and then recruited to two new posts within the team and are really pleased to announce that Oxana Matthews and Nahida Choudhury are now the new Adviser and BLA Support Officers, respectively. They will be based more in the office as they build capacity within the central […]
As you know, EMAS is a TPRC we have produced this document to help parents understand how EMAS staff can help them report hate in the community. Third Party Reporting Service
EMAS is a ‘Third Party Reporting Centre’ (TPRC) for hate crime. This means that all of our staff have received training about hate crime and are able to support parents (in first language, if available), and to report any incidents in the community to the police, either with or for them. This can always be […]
EMAS are working in schools as normal, with a full range of training, assessment and support opportunities. Contact Karen Thomas for more details.
While we are apart, our training will be a self-guided offer followed by a short webinar with our advisory team. Contact Karen Thomas for details on email@example.com.
Our advisers and BLAs have been working hard during lockdown creating and translating a whole range of new resources. These will be shared with schools in the near future. For details please contact Jordane via Jordane.firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMAS staff will be going into schools again from 14th September 2020. For details of BLA deployment please contact Ruth Nabholz Duncan on 023 9284 1549.
Our EAL professional association, NALDIC, has collated a huge range of websites and resources to support pupils with home learning. The list has been published on the EAL journal blog here https://ealjournal.org/2020/03/20/resources-for-eal-learners-during-school-closures/ and there will be further ideas and blog entries added soon. We have also had information from Doctors of the World and the […]