The conference was part of the English Nexus Offender Learning project, which has the aim of connecting ESOL professionals through opportunities for developing practice and knowledge-sharing.
Video 1 - An introduction to teaching of English in prison in the UK
Video 2 - The risk of poor language skills and identifying needs
Video 3 - Emerging good practice
Video 4 - The development of innovative practice
Video 5 - Three levels of challenge for effective ESOL provision
Video 6 - A conclusion
The online sessions provided teachers, managers and professionals with an opportunity to:
- find out about the latest developments and research in the UK prison education sector.
- inform discussion topics and engage in current debate with a panel of experts on the challenges of teaching ESOL in prisons.
The English Nexus Offender Learning project is a partnership between the British Council and The Bell Foundation, and is co-funded by the European Integration Fund, to provide support to ESOL teachers and learners in prison contexts, through new resources for learners and continuing professional development for educators.