Developing quality tuition: effective practice in schools - English as an additional language

This publication provides useful information on how to provide quality provision for pupils learning English as an additional language.



This resource brings together research findings and effective practice from schools on what makes quality tuition.

Pupils learning English as an additional language (EAL) share many common characteristics with pupils whose first language is English. However, their learning experience differs because they are learning in and through another language, and because they may come from cultural backgrounds and communities that have different understandings and expectations of education, language and learning.


  • how schools tailor tuition for their learners with English as an additional language
  • findings from the schools visited

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Published 18 March 2011

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