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Coronavirus Information for Centres

Posted on August 26th 2021

Updates and guidance for Centres on actions to be taken as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Supporting ESOL Learners’ Digital Skills development

Posted on June 12th 2021

Embedding digital skills into ESOL qualifications.

ESOL Adaptations

Posted on November 2nd 2020

Regulatory updates and details about our adaptations for ESOL qualifications during 2020-21

Awarding learners in summer 2020

Posted on August 13th 2020

We have been working closely with the regulators to develop an approach which ensures a fair and equitable solution for learners due to complete qualifications this summer.

ESOL beyond the classroom: Support your students’ independent learning

Posted on April 14th 2020

Exploring different strategies to support independent learning for your ESOL learners.

Contextualising ESOL

Posted on March 23rd 2020

Guidance on how assessment tasks can be made more appropriate for different learners.

ESOL paper retirement – 16th March 2020

Posted on February 17th 2020

With effect from Monday 16th March 2020 the following ESOL paper will be retired, and replaced with the new paper indicated below. Reading ESOL – Reading – Entry 2 Retired…

Helping ESOL learners to become more confident readers

Posted on January 21st 2020

Exploring ways to develop learners’ reading skills, as well as their approaches to reading assessment, using different strategies that can be applied to a range of texts.

ESOL paper retirement – 31st December 2019

Posted on December 11th 2019

Details of replacement ESOL papers

Gateway Qualifications wins ESOL prison contract

Posted on January 30th 2018

Ministry of Justice selects Gateway Qualifications as the sole Awarding Organisation for the provision of ESOL for Prison Education.