EMTAS Online Training Offer

Page Updated: 25th June 2020


West Sussex EMTAS (Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service) are delighted to be offering a new source of advice and support for West Sussex schools in the form of interactive webinars. Each online session will be available for school staff to attend on a specific date. They will then also be made available to watch again online.

If you would like to be kept informed about future online events and videos, please contact The EMTAS shared inbox: [email protected]


Guidance for Teachers Supporting EAL Learners Learning Remotely

The first webinar, ‘Guidance for Teachers Supporting EAL Learners Learning Remotely’, considered:

  • the significant challenges for EAL learners to develop their proficiency in English while learning at home.
  • the resources that can be found within families that can support and enhance learning.
  • how we can adapt the curriculum and curriculum materials to suit EAL learners learning remotely.


How best to support EAL pupils returning to school following the Covid 19 pandemic


The second webinar, ‘How best to support EAL pupils returning to school following the Covid 19 pandemic”, help people to:

  • Understand how the pandemic has affected EAL learners.
  • Consider how to support EAL students returning to school.
  • Develop an awareness of how best to facilitate the transition of EAL learners between key stages in the current climate.