Welcome to the Post Primary EAL page of our website. You will find a range of useful resources, pedagogical strategies and active learning methodologies on this page.

Students for whom English is an additional language may require support and scaffolding.


There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ EAL learner.


Each student will have a different background and life experience.


Each student will have different pastoral, social, linguistic, academic, and cognitive needs based on their background and life experience.





To avail of school support in the area of EAL, please follow this link to our online form.






This section will be routinely updated with information on news and events.



An intercultural Look at our Schools Toolkit 


An excellent tool for post-primary schools in Ireland wishing to address the intercultural dimension in the school. 


Check it out here: https://ilaos.ppli.ie/



ELSTA  May Speaker and Q&A Session


Bookings are now open for the ELSTA  May Speaker and Q&A Session on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 7pm.


Speakers: Dr. Fíodhna Gardiner-Hyland, Livia Healy
Topic: An Overview of the TEAL Project, Limerick (Curriculum Development Unit, Mary Immaculate College in Collaboration with Oscailt Schools Network)


Learn more here: https://tinyurl.com/66cya2xc







Margaret Mary Grant is the Administrator for Post Primary EAL. She can be contacted at [email protected]


Margaret Mary is based in Laois Education Centre, Block Rd, Beladd, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.