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English language teaching for refugees

Published Monday, October 23, 2017

This House of Commons Library Debate Pack briefing has been prepared in anticipation of the debate entitled "English language teaching for refugees". This debate is sponsored by Dame Caroline Spelman MP and will take place at Westminster Hall on Tuesday 24th October at 4.30pm, lasting for 90 minutes.

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This Debate Pack contains background information, parliamentary material, as well as press articles, press notices, and reports which Members may find useful in preparation for this debate. 

The House of Commons Library has previously published a briefing paper on English for Speakers of Other Lanuages (ESOL) for learners aged 19 and over in England, including current provision and funding, past funding changes, and recent reports.  It is entitled "Adult ESOL in England" and was published in February 2017.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0195

Authors: Andrew Mackley; David Foster

Topics: Adult education, Asylum, Further education, Immigration

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