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Page last updated: 21/08/2020

 

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Useful Links

  • Little Bridge - free digital ESOL resource for beginners, children and family learning: This ESOL learning project for primary/secondary children and their parents is designed to be a fun way to develop basic English and ICT skills via digital learning. The family learning model enables children to learn with their parents. It can be used in a variety of settings: at home, in a library, community centre, ESOL lessons and even schools. Some of it runs as an app on smartphones but generally it runs on a multimedia PC with sound and a microphone. Little Bridge is now available, free of charge, to all refugees and asylym-seekers. Further information can be found by contacting Sarah White on either sarah.white@littlebridge.com​ or 0208 935 5689.

Recommended reading material

The following four titles have been recommended and are available from Coram​ and other booksellers.
 
A Foster Carers' Guide to Education
Barry Dixon, published by National Teaching & Advisory Service
ISBN: 978 0 954762 76 6​
 

Supporting Children's Learning
Clare Pallett, John Simmonds and Andrea Warman, published by BAAF

ISBN: 978 1 905664 15 3
 
Learn the Child - Helping looked after children to learn
Kate Cairns and Chris Stanway, published by BAAF
ISBN: 978 1 907585 739
 

Ten top tips for supporting education

Eileen Fursland, Kate Cairns and Chris Stanway, published by BAAF

ISBN: 978 1 907585 715