NALDIC Conference 22

EAL Pedagogy in the UK: Principles to practice

This event took place Saturday November 22nd, 2014

The conference will focus on the ways in which theories of second/ additional language development have been interpreted for practice in the UK for a diverse pupil population in our schools Keynote Speakers: Professor Kenneth Hyltenstam, Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Stockholm University  Constant Leung, King’s College, London Amy Thompson, GoldsmithsCollege, University of London &nnbsp; Workshop speakers: Mary Maybank, Central Ethnic Minority Achievement Hub Teaching Grammar through an Engaging Text: Emma McGilp, University of Glasgow.  Bringing learners’ first language and culture into the early years classroom: Leanne Turner, EAL/EMA educational consultant Accelerating progress of underachieving EAL learners in KS4 Mahera Ruby, Goldsmiths College London Identity and use of first language as a learning tool Manny Vazquez, EAL Consultant  Developing academic language - Vocabulary size is the key! Constant Leung, King’s College London EAL Assessment: Opportunities and Possibilities   The day will provide an opportunity to network with other professionals in the EAL field, view relevant poster presentations and purchase resources exhibited by NALDIC and a number of other publishers.   NALDIC will also be showcasing its new ‘Ideas for Practice’ 3-minute presentation series Booking Information To secure your conference place, please visit the NALDIC website here.