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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Unit 5, The Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach,, CF48 4QT, Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom - +441685727046

description of organisation

The EAL (English as Additional Language) team forms part of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. The EAL team aims to support EAL children in English language acquisition. Its target groups are the Ethnic minority children who do not speak English as a first language. Many of these children do not speak English and are facing difficulty of Learning English through the process of immersion. In addition they have the added burden of understanding subjects taught under the National Curriculum. The EAL team assists and supports these children in English Language acquisition.
Merthyr Tydfil has regularly hosted EVS volunteers since 2005 and the volunteers have increasingly become a valuable part of the team and assisting in Primary and Secondary schools.
Having already hosted EVS volunteers, we do feel it is of benefit to the local community and the EAL team to do so. The volunteers brings new ideas, skills and experiences; provide a different perspective to local and global issues; and help to create an atmosphere of diversity.

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
EVS working in schools
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Nov 2017 to Jul 2018
05/11/2017 - 31/07/2018
31/10/2017 closed

This organisation is accredited to run projects under Erasmus+ Volunteering and the European Solidarity Corps.

Scope Volunteering

Role Expiry date
PIC no: 934743702 | Last updated on

Organisation topics

Inclusion - equity

Pedagogy and didactics

Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy)