Latest news on the ‘Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters’ workshop

This is being held at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 on Friday 16th September. Duygu and Nahielly are representing our community, so if you are around and would like to go and support them book a ticket quickly as there are only a few left.   0900 Registration and tea/coffee 0920 Welcome and introduction by the workshop […]

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Going to the IALIC conference

Hi there! I have read that some of us are going to Barcelona for the IALIC conference 2016. Congratulations to those who are presenting their ongoing projects and those who are also attending this beautiful event. I am excited and happy to participate in this conference. I have a lot of questions already for those who have attended the IALIC in previous years (e.g. what hotel do […]

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Free one-day workshop before IALIC on Telecollaboration / Virtual Exchange in education

This is not a pre-conference workshop directly sponsored by IALIC , because at least one strand in the conference (on technology) and the theme of the workshop are quite similar, but the UNICollaboration Association has decided to offer the sessions for free the day before the conference as part of their launch campaign. See attached Flyer for more information. The association recently […]

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Latest volume of English Language Teacher Education & Development (ELTED) Journal now published

This is an open access journal available here and contains the following articles: Articles Reflexive themes in context: a case study in Japan – Hugh Scott Smith & Alexey Kukharuk Task-based learning in language teacher education – Bill Littlewood Why practice makes perfect sense: the past, the present and potential future of the PPP paradigm in language teacher education – Jason Anderson Special educational needs […]

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Call for papers – Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters

This is an event being organised in part by Lou Harvey as part of the BAAL/Routledge Applied Linguistics Workshop Programme 2016, on Friday 16th September 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 Keynote Speakers and Discussants Prof. Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ University Dr. Rachel Wicaksono, York St. John University Mr. Vincenzo Raimo, University of Reading Miss. Emma Bentley, […]

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New book – Interculturality in Education: A Theoretical and Methodological Toolbox

This book explores the decades-long use of the notion of interculturality in education and other fields, arguing that it is now time to move beyond certain assumptions towards a richer and more realistic understanding of the ‘intercultural’. Many concepts such as culture, identity and intercultural competence are discussed and revised. Myths about interculturality are also unpacked and dispelled. Written by […]

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