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English / ESOL

Improving capacity to deliver English is a high priority for the Foundation and we have worked with providers across all the Education and Training sector to develop a rich resource of research, training and materials for teachers, trainers and leaders to improve their practice and support learners to higher levels of achievement.  To find out about the support that is available for those delivering English and ESOL visit our English and ESOL exhibition sites.

Below you will find a selection of key resources to support the teaching and embedding of English and ESOL within the secure estate. Would you like printed copies of resources? You can request a number of our English and ESOL resources in printed form by completing this order form.

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Unlocking English

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Managing your own continuing professional development

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Speaking and listening skills How To sheets

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Reading skills How To sheets

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Supporting communication - practical techniques for vocational trainers

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ESOL resources from the British Council

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Teaching and learning functional English

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Developing speaking and listening skills 2013

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Strong Foundations: building skills from Entry 3 to Level 1 literacy for offenders in a women’s prison