How can school leaders support English language learners?
It is beneficial for school leaders to take a proactive stance and to have a range of processes in place in order for students and families to be welcomed and supported effectively. As you self-review your current processes and procedures consider some of the aspects below:
- Understand key messages and share these with key stakeholders (staff, families, Board of Trustees)
- Ensure responsibilities for English language learners are recognised in senior and middle leadership. Develop documents and/or access information that will provide direction for your school decision-making. General information to guide the development of procedures can be found in the NESB: A Handbook for Schools refer to Chapter 3, page 28: School Policy and Procedures.
- It is worthwhile considering explicit indicators related to:
Updated on: 15 Jul 2015