School operations

EAL Support and Funding

Guidance for planning and implementing EAL programs

This guidance provides schools with advice for planning and implementing effective programs for a school’s English as an Additional Language (EAL) student cohort. It contains the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • A whole-school approach to EAL programming and provision
  • Framework for Improving Student Outcomes — EAL Students
  • EAL program documentation
  • Student information required to support EAL learners in school
  • Student learning needs
  • Program decisions
  • Collaborative planning and teaching
  • The mainstream classroom program
  • EAL electives in secondary schools
  • The professional learning needs of staff
Guidance supporting EAL support and funding policy

Reviewed 04 May 2021

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