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EFA research + methods published in British Council Book

Posted by Cait on 21 Jul 2014

The Participatory ESOL movement is growing - and has just been given centre stage in a new publication from the British Council: 'Language issues in migration and integration". ...

The Power of Discussion

Posted by Dermot on 20 Jun 2014

English for Action's latest research report is now live on the British Council's ESOL Nexus website. http://esol.britishcouncil.org/power-group-discussion...

Wanted: New trustees

Posted by Dermot on 29 Apr 2014

We are looking for new trustees. Are you interested? We welcome applications from people with experience of some of the following:...

Action and Learning: A case study

Posted by Dermot on 8 Apr 2014

Check out our lastest blog post for a detailed description of our recent work in Battersea or bilingualism. This post has some lesson ideas and descritption of lesson activities....

Creative ESOL Conference

Posted by Dermot on 8 Apr 2014

On 29th March EFA London ran a workshop at Rewrite's Creative ESOL conference in South London....

Raising Bilingual Children

Posted by Dermot on 7 Apr 2014

Our Battersea class are taking action to support parents who are bringing up children bilingually. The class have been working on bilingualism and want to share their knowledge with the local community....

River Crossings and Views

Posted by Roseena on 20 Feb 2014

Students from Tower Hamlets had a great day-trip crossing the River Thames and overlooking views of London from both North and South....

ESOL and Forum Theatre half-term course

Posted by Cait on 20 Feb 2014

This week we ran a Forum theatre half-term course for ESOL l...

The Power of Discussion Training

Posted by Cait on 11 Feb 2014

Here at EFA London we're increasingly interested in using extended discussion in the classroom. EFA London teachers Dermot and Becky are currently involved in a British Council funded research project to investigate the benfits of discussion for ESOL students....

Training at Iranian Youth Development Association

Posted by Dermot on 6 Jan 2014

On Saturday we delivered a training session for the Iranian Youth Development Association (IYDA). The session focused on using participatory tools to differentiate language learning for students of different levels....

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