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NALDIC Annual Conference 17 - integrated Language, integrated curriculum

Saturday 14th November 2009

The Agriculture Building, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading.


Keynote Speaker:

Professor Ofelia Garcia, City University of New York

Reimagining bilingualism in education for the 21st century


Discussant:

Professor Viv Edwards Director, National Centre for Language and Literacy.

 

Speakers:

Professor Margaret Hawkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor Kelleen Toohey, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

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

Programme

09.00 – 10.15 Arrival and Registration Agriculture Building Foyer

10.15 – 10.30 Welcome - Nicola Davies, Chair of NALDIC  Introduction to the Conference - Frank Monaghan,Conference Chair

10.30 – 11.30 Keynote Address
Ofelia García, Professor of Urban Education, City University of New York.  ’Reimagining bilingualism in education for the 21st century’

11.30 – 12.30 Presentations

Maggie Hawkins, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Wisconsin/Madison; Kelleen Toohey, Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University  'Integrating community and school languages for multiliteracy learning'

12.30 – 13.45 Lunch, Resource Exhibitions and Poster Presentations

13.45 – 15.00 Parallel seminar sessions

'Keeping sight of content-driven language in a skills-based curriculum' Jonathan Brentnall, EALAW

'Using a Multidimensional Approach to Meet the Reading Literacy Needs of EAL Pupils'  Yvonne Foley, University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education
Hablamos

'los dos / We speak both'
 Ofelia García and Ricardo Otheguy, City University of New York; Charmian Kenner, Lecturer Educational Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London; Jean Conteh, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Leeds and Constant Leung, Professor of Educational Linguistics, Kings College London

15.00 – 15.45 'Discussant Summing Up and Plenary' 
Viv Edwards, Professor of Language in Education, National Centre for Language and Literacy

16.00 – 16.45 NALDIC AGM Madejski Lecture Theatre

16.45 Conference close

 

Poster Presentations by:

Kay Bentley, University of Cambridge: Content and Language Integrated Learning: What can CLIL offer EAL?

Carol Inugai Dixon: Contexts for Good Practice

Chris Pim: The NALDIC Vodcasts

Kimberly Safford: Assessment for Learning with pupils using English as an Additional Language: a DVD for professional development.

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 cost of conference has again been held at £90 for members and £125 for non-members.

Downloads

Conference flyer (PDF)

Booking forms (Word)

If you are interested in exhibiting or presenting at this event, please contact events@naldic.org.uk

Further information regarding the venue and location can be found at

http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/find/about-findindex.asp

 

27 Oct 2009

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