ELTons webinars: 2015 winner of the Eltons Award for Local Innovation
We are pleased to bring you a series of webinars showcasing ideas from the 2015 ELTons winning innovations. Here we present the 2015 winner of the ELTons Award for Local Innovation.
Date: Friday 6 November, 2015
Time: 10.00 UK time. Find out the time where you are.
Theme: Funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), the Talk English project helps people to learn English, access services and get more involved in the community. Through the project, volunteers have been trained and supported to deliver English courses and activities in order to help people with the lowest levels of English build their confidence and learn English. In this webinar, the presenters will talk about what they have done, the outcomes of the project so far and how the project could be replicated by others with support from the Talk English website.
About the speakers
Michaela Salmon is an Area Adult Education Manager for Manchester City Council. She leads on English, Maths and ESOL provision for Manchester Adult Education Service and has 25 years experience of teaching and managing curriculum in Adult and Community Learning. Michaela is a fully qualified ESOL teacher and has also taught on Family Learning programmes and in primary schools.
Nuala Trace is the Talk English Regional Coordinator and works for Manchester City Council. Alongside dedicated colleagues in each area, she coordinates the Talk English project across the North West of England and West Yorkshire. Nuala is a fully qualified ESOL teacher and has also delivered employability, maths and teacher training.
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