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Improving the learning and experiences of bilingual/multilingual learners
16/02/2022 @ 10:00 - 11:00 GMT
In this Fireside chat, Matt Koster-Marcon, CEO of Learning Ladders, talks languages with Eowyn Crisfield, Author, consultant, and Senior Lecturer in TESOL at Oxford Brookes University.
Eowyn’s unique approach to working with leadership, staff and parents to build strong and successful partnerships to improve the learning and experiences of bi/multilingual learners echo Learning Ladders’ vision to engage all stakeholders in conversations about learning.
Join the webinar for:
- Tips for developing a clear languages audit of a school’s population
- Information about carrying out subsequent audits of provision
- How to identify gaps between the need and current provision to create a school road map
- Advice for building an in-house programme for EAL, home languages, and host country language
If you didn’t get a chance to watch the webinar live then watch the recording below:
Eowyn Crisfield is a Canadian-educated specialist in languages across the curriculum, including EAL, home languages, bilingual and immersion education, super-diverse schools and translanguaging. Her focus is on equal access to learning and language development for all students and on enhancing approaches to linguistic diversity in schools. She is author of the recent book ‘Bilingual Families: A practical language planning guide (2021) and co-author of “Linguistic and Cultural Innovation in Schools: The Languages Challenge” (2018 with Jane Spiro). She is also a Senior Lecturer in English Language and TESOL at Oxford Brookes University.