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The Power of Discussion

Posted by Dermot on 24 Oct 2013

Today at Tower Hamlets College we launched the Power of Discussion (POD) research project. The research, funded by the British Council's ESOL Nexus Project, will investigate the impact lots of discussion has on language development....

Wandsworth Awards Ceremony

Posted by Dermot on 18 Oct 2013

On Thursday 10th October English for Action took part in the adult learning annual celebration at Wandsworth Town Hall. Seven EFA students attended along with their teacher, Dermot. The students received certificates from Wandsworth Council for their success in the last academic year....

The Welfare and ESOL Support Network

Posted by Cait on 15 Oct 2013

On September 28th, Action for ESOL and Boycott Workfare teamed up to deliver a workshop for ESOL teachers on benefits cuts and changes....

Our Lambeth Hub is growing stronger.

Posted by Cait on 4 Oct 2013

We know from experience that the longer we work in an area, the better....

Back at the Mosque

Posted by Dermot on 19 Sep 2013

It was great to kick off at Camberwell Mosque again yesterday. We had eleven students and three volunteers (thanks to Steve, Waheed and Abdul). We started in a circle and shared stories about ourselves....

Free School Meals

Posted by Dermot on 19 Sep 2013

English for Action is delighted that free school meals for infant children will be rolled out across the England. We have championed free school meals in Southwark, the first borough to provide free school meals for primary age children (years 1-4)....