The British Council were looking to launch a brand new website to enhance the resources available to assist with teaching children English as an additional language within the UK. The website needed to meet the differing needs of three user groups; teachers, learners and parents.
The new EAL Nexus site will play a key role in helping to support those teaching and learning English as an additional language in the UK – an important new area of work for us.
Caroline Drummond, EAL Nexus Project Director at the British Council
supporting English learning in 80 languages.
improving accessibility for all users.
to complete the project from end-to-end.
3 core developers coded the projects.
A stringent mobile first approach was taken throughout the design and development stages, to provide an optimal user experience no matter where or how visitors engage with the site.
The platform was developed using Drupal 7 to ensure that it’s quickly and securely able to cope with large volumes of traffic.
We developed a user friendly and accessible learning platform that brings together a wealth of resources, whilst punching well above its weight with regards to industry best practises such as usability.
As a rapidly expanding area of focus for the British Council, the site meets the needs of a diverse range of users including teachers, learners and parents, with a core goal of helping young migrants integrate into society.