13 NOVEMBER 2010
NALDIC and Kings College London are pleased to announce this joint conference to celebrate the launch of the Comenius funded project. NALDIC has made an active contribution to the development of this EU-wide project as a national partner. The project has developed the concept of ‘Inclusive Academic Language Teaching’ for bilingual pupils and will launch core curriculum modules for teacher education. The conference will explore these concepts and showcase practical examples of work around initial teacher education for diversity and content/language integration.
17 JUNE 2010 - 19 JUNE 2010
The second of the two international conferences will be held at INALCO in Paris from 17th - 19th June 2010.
These events are jointly organised by Languages of the Wider World CETL (at SOAS and UCL, London, UK – www.lww-cetl.ac.uk) and PLIDAM (at INALCO, Paris, France). Langscape (“Networking the European Research Community on Language Acquisition and Language Learning”) is also a conference partner.
09 APRIL 2010 - 10 APRIL 2010
3rd Biennial Gujarat Studies Association Conference
Organised by the GSA in collaboration with the SOAS-UCL Languages of the Wider World CETL (LWW CETL)
Keynote Speakers: Professor Angela Creese and M.G.Vassanji
19 MARCH 2010
Bringing up children multilingually can be challenging at times. This event will help the participants to understand the process and benefits of learning and using two or more languages from young age and to share experience and advice on bringing up children multilingually. It will be open to anyone interested in childhood bilingualism and multilingualism.
03 MARCH 2010
Delegates will learn about current best practice, and will receive guidance and information on implementing the three strands of the community outreach programme: primary, secondary and wider community, including business engagement.
The conference will be informative, relevant and motivational for all schools wishing to address community cohesion, ECM and the personalisation agenda.
25 FEBRUARY 2010
The seminar includes: Technology and E- Learning, the Creative Use of Traditional Performances, Practical Cross- Curricular Activities, Assessment and New GCSE& A Level.
There will be lunch and drinks available and a chance to network, share resources and explore new publications.
21 FEBRUARY 2010
International Mother Language Day takes place every year on 21 February.
19 FEBRUARY 2010 - 20 FEBRUARY 2010
This international conference, the first of two on plurilingualism and pluriculturalism, will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss plurilingual and pluricultural education with a particular focus on ‘languages of the wider world’: such as those of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and the Netherlands.
18 NOVEMBER 2009 - 19 NOVEMBER 2009
Routes into Languages North West is running a conference titled 'Community and Lesser Taught Languages: Planning, Promotion and Awareness', focusing in particular on Community Languages Promotion and Status-raising as well as Teaching and Learning.
14 NOVEMBER 2009
The conference will consider first and second language development opportunities and practice within the curriculum, meshing together strands related to English language development and the development of languages other than English. The keynote speech will be given by Ofelia Garcia speaking on Reimagining bilingualism in education for the 21st century.