On the 24th October the Bishop of Durham, the Rt Revd Paul Butler received a written answer to his question about the new national strategy for teaching English language learning.
Asked by The Lord Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to launch the new national strategy for English Language learning announced this autumn; and whether that strategy will include an assessment of the efficacy of
English for Speakers of Other Languages as an English language learning programme. [HL89]
Lord Agnew of Oulton: The government has committed to developing a new strategy for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in 2019. This strategy will provide a shared vision and common aims for all publicly funded ESOL.