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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....

A Festive Feast

Posted by Roseena on 2 Jan 2014

Students at St Bernadette spent a few weeks writing and drawing about Christmas traditions from around the world and their work has now been displayed on a board in the school for everyone to see. This inspired students to cook a Polish Christmas Eve feast and bring it to class!...

Trip to Woolwich

Posted by Dermot on 13 Dec 2013

A huge group  (25 people)  from our Greenwich classes attended this term's trip to the Greenwich Heritage Centre in Woolwich. We can highly recommend the museum and particularly the ESOL quiz organised by the education manager....

Trip to the British Museum

Posted by Dermot on 13 Dec 2013

"I've been in the UK and I've never seen anything like this" - Sorifa talking about the mummies at the British Museum....

St. Mary's Trip to Greenwich

Posted by Dermot on 13 Dec 2013

What a day! In just a few breathless hours, 15 students, four babies and two teachers managed to take six different trains, visit the Observatory, visit Greenwich park, visit the Queen's House, have lunch and walk up and down Greenwich hill....

New Citizens Legal Advice Service

Posted by Dermot on 3 Dec 2013

Thanks to Bekele and the New Citizens Legal Advice Service for a fantastic workshop at Notre Dame on Saturday 23rd November....

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