Explain that we’ve had a bit of a slow start because we needed to pilot the piloting process, get resources underway etc. We are now setting up a freepost address to make the process easier, and piloting/learner feedback forms have been updated.
All about esol nexus
Find out about the ESOL Nexus project
The ESOL Nexus ProjectBackgroundEuropean Integration Funded (EIF) projects enhance the integration of third countrynationals who have migrated to the United Kingdom over the last 10 years.The 3 year ESOL Nexus project commenced on 1 July 2011AimsTo provide the target group with opportunities to develop their English language, citizenshipand work skills via web-based resources.To engage with 48,000 learners over 3 years (and their teachers)
Key featuresA unique online portal providing easy access to resources for learners, teachers,providers and policy makersPilot centres trialling resources and serving as a vehicle for engagement withlearners and teachersA diverse team of ESOL specialists throughout the UK ensuring the project meetsthe needs of ESOL learners and teachers.
The project team Dot Powell – ESOL Nexus project director Melissa Cudmore – Senior adviser, research and consultancy Murat Akkulak – ESOL Nexus project administrator Paul Braddock – web editor Allison Belger and Amanda Wilson - coordinators Dr. Philida Schellekens – project consultant
Pilot CentresPilot centres have been identified across the UKSome pilot centres have already hosted workshops, while others areworking with us on the development of materialsLink teachers in each pilot centre will help us to pilot materials
For further information please contact:Dot.Powell@britishcouncil.orgESOL Nexus project directorMurat.Akkulak@britishcouncil.orgESOL Nexus project administrator