Opinion

ESOL is chronically underfunded – this must change

It’s all very well the education secretary waxing lyrical about English as a second language, but without proper funding,...

Gordon Marsden
Gordon Marsden
Opinion

Leave ESOL to the experts

We are morally compelled as a nation to do our absolute best to help immigrants who struggle with speaking...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Education leaders call for co-ordinated national ESOL strategy

Two of the country’s most senior educators have called on the government to produce a coherent national strategy for...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

English language classes funding is not a luxury

The Casey Report is right to fight for the cause of English for Speakers of Other Languages courses –improving...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Casey Review demands urgent review into savage ESOL cuts

The country urgently needs a national review into the provisions it makes for non-native English speakers, according to a...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord