Room 14 2017: Oral Language Programme
Aistear Activities Oral Language Programme
Andrea Quincey, Head of English,UK Education at OUP, said, ‘Oxford University Press is driven by a strong sense of social purpose –helping teachers and schools to improve children’s educational life chances. Webelieve that the Nuffield Early Language Intervention programme is a powerfulcombination of resources, proven pedagogies and professional development thatwill bring about a positive impact in the classroom and beyond.’
Intensive Oral Language Programme (IOL) Archives - …
In 2016, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) published anevaluation study of the Nuffield Early Language Intervention programme. Thestatistically significant results from 34 schools demonstrated that theprogramme increased the attainment of levels of 4- to 5- year-olds invocabulary, grammar and listening skills and improved language and children’sconfidence. The EEF designated the intervention as a ‘promising project’ anda further, larger-scale trial involving 200 classrooms is currentlyunderway, independently evaluated by a team from Queen’s University, Belfast.
Relation to other language groups Origins
If a first degree is taught for at least 2 years fully in English, and no more than 5 years have passed since the student was taught in English, the Admissions office can consider the degree for English language acceptability. These degrees will be considered on a case by case basis. Students will need to supply academic transcript and confirmation letter from central university administration confirming the course is taught and examined in English for at least 2 years.