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Language translation




Basic word and phrases only, but in a very wide range of languages and with the benefit of sound files

Free, instant machine translation into Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Norwegian.

A real Aladdin’s cave! Many dictionaries and even grammars can be downloaded free, in a very wide

Single words can be translated instantly for free, or the translation program can be downloaded on a free

Translation software can be trialled free on-line. Wide range of languages.

Access to everyday phrases that can be heard from sound files in a range of languages

Has lists of words and greetings translated into many languages

We offer translations in many different languages, ranging from colloquial and regional expressions to more technical or field-specific vocabulary. Althoughnot an exhaustive list and does not include languages such as Urdu.

Home – Schools Contacts

The DfES provides a list of booklets and letters to parents that have been translated into various languages. Also other information relating to EAL and the early years.

Organisations for EAL

A good source of ICT resources (especially the non-western fonts) and links to community sites. Be sure to type in the underline mark between the words “inclusion” and “lang” in the address!

Has some materials for use in supporting EAL pupils at all key stages.

Not specifically EAL but contains much useful information about ethnic minorities and useful links and contacts.

Good practice ideas and links for EAL from early years onwards

Information on EAL and early years with links to research, resources and statistics

Enabling Outdoor Environments

White Hutchinson Information Website

Teaching Expertise Useful Resource

Learning and Teaching Scotland Useful Resource

Amazon Book Resource

Creative Partnerships Useful Resource

Arts Council England Useful Resource

Learning Outside the classroom Useful Resource

McGraw Hill Useful Resource

Learning Through Landscapes Information Website

Mindstretchers Useful Resource

Foundation Stage Forum Information Website

Outdoor Play Useful Resource

Bromley Childminding Association Useful Resource

TTS Useful Resource

Outdoor Play 2 Useful Resource

Books Books

Safeguarding policies and procedures - Medway Safeguarding Children's Board When and how to refer to Medway Council's children's social care service The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) has been created to help prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults.

This form is for use when making a referral (i.e. providing information) to the Independent Safeguarding Authority. A referral is made when there is harm or
risk of harm to children or vulnerable adults in the work place (paid or voluntary), relevant conduct has occurred or an individual has received a caution or conviction for a relevant offence.

This Guidance provides advice to those making referrals and in particular the statutory duty to share or refer that information. A referral is information which does or could indicate that an individual has engaged in an activity that caused concern for the safeguarding of children or vulnerable adults. Making a referral involves completing and signing an ISA Referral Form and posting to the ISA together with any supporting information and evidence you may hold.
Vetting and Barring Scheme Guidance
With the introduction of the Scheme, the first phase of which commences 12 October 2009, guidance has been made available which covers the changes that commence from this date. of Practice.pdf

This Code is established under section 122 of Part V Police Act 1997 and determines the obligations which govern initial and ongoing registration of Registered Bodies with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

This Good Practice Guidance is aimed at Local Education Authorities and those working within schools, colleges and universities. It gives advice on taking photographs in educational institutions and whether doing so must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data protection

Notification under the Data Protection Act 1998. Notification is a statutory requirement and every organisation that processes personal information must notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), unless they are exempt. Failure to notify is a criminal offence.

Department for Education

30 day trial. Good range of languages.

range of languages.

so that words can be pronounced correctly.

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