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Useful Information for those working with UASC

Please find below some websites that professionals working with UASC might find helpful:

UASC Health - This site contains key documents, templates, tools, and clinical guidance used in Kent to support the health needs of our unaccompanied asylum-seeking children population. Many of these resources have been developed by subject matter experts and are published on this website for use within Kent and to further share our learning across the UK.

Education and Training Foundation – this site contains the excellence gateway providing resources, advice and support to teachers and tutors delivering ESOL to new learners.

Emtas 4 Success - guidance on working with pupils new to English, downloadable teaching materials, and specialist information on Refugee and Asylum Seekers.

Naldic- national subject association for English as an additional language.

Primary Resources - Translated letters for schools.

New Arrivals - online tool in different languages to record information of new starters to school.

Mantra Lingua - Mantra Lingua is a publishing house, making resources for the multi-ethnic, multi-lingual classroom in the UK, Sweden, Norway, USA, Australia, Germany, and Canada.

Skills Workshop - the home of free literacy and numeracy resources for EAL learners

British Council - the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Many free to use EAL/ESOL resources inc audio and visual content.

Minority Ethnic Library - Please contact Maria Featherstone on 01622 605587

Learn My Way - step by step online basic computer courses all in English. Learn to use a keyboard and mouse, create an email account, use the internet and much more.

Life in the UK - This online link provides access to course materials from Life in the United Kingdom: a journey into Citizenship published by the Home Office. Series of study materials includes speech, a glossary, revision tests at the end of each section and full practice tests to prepare you for the UK Citizenship test.

Learndirect - guidance and advice on careers and courses, also details of their online courses, all in English.