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Expert seminar 2010 - Programme

 

Wednesday, 2 June 2010 - Congres- en studiecentrum 'It Aljemint'

Address: Doelestraat 4-6, Leeuwarden

18.00-23.00

Registration

19.00-23.00

Tapas buffet

23.00

Transport to conference hotel

 

Thursday, 3 June 2010 - Conference Center 'Galamadammen'

Address: Galamadammen 1-4, 8723CE, Koudum

Chair: Cor van de Meer

09.00-09.30

Coffee

09.30-09.45

Welcome

09.45-10.30

Keynote speaker - Maria-Luisa Garcia Gurrutxaga
(Basque Ministry of Education)

 

Social Benefits and Costs of Multilingualism

10.30-11.15

Keynote speaker – François Grin (University of Geneva)

Title of the presentation: Foreign and second language skills at work: assessing needs and estimating value.

 

11.15-11.45

 

 

Coffee Break

 

11.45-12.15

Presentation – Itesh Sachdev (SOAS-CETL)

Title of the presentation: Added-value of Multilingualism: A Social Psychological Perspective

 

12.15-12.45

Presentation – Catrin Redknap (Welsh Language Board)

Title of the presentation: Added value of Welsh language skills in Wales: perceptions, aspirations and the challenge of realising linguistic potential

 

 

12.45-13.05

Presentation - Ivan Kennedy (Bangor University)

Title of the presentation: Immersion education in Ireland: linguistic and cognitive skills

 

13.05-13.25

Presentation – Olimpia Rasom (University of Bolzano)

Title of the presentation: Living in more languages. The case of the Ladin women in the Dolomites (Italy)

 

13.25-15.00

 

Lunch Break

 

 

Multilingualism and Multi-competence

 

15.00-15.45

Keynote speaker – Jasone Cenoz (University of the Basque Country)

Title of the presentation: The Continua of Multilingual Education and Basque schools

 

15.45-16.15

Presentation – Sabine Ehrhart (University of Luxembourg)

Title of the presentation: Multi-competence and Multilingualism - the Ecology of the Classroom

 

Metalinguistic Awareness 

 

16.15-16.45

Presentation – Jeroen Darquennes (University of Namur)

Title of the presentation: The acquisition and development of metalinguistic skills: challenges and opportunities in RML settings

 

16.45-17.15

 

 

Coffee Break

 

17.15-17.35

Presentation – Cecilia Serra (Universities of Geneva and of Lausanne)

Title of the presentation: Metalinguistic processing in CLIL: an interface for cognitive and linguistic development in L1 and L2

 

17.35-17.55

Presentation -Itziar Idiazabal, Margareta Almgren & Ibon Manterola (University of the Basque Country)

Title of the presentation: The development of Basque and Spanish in Basque immersion programmes

 

 

19.00

 

 

Conference Dinner

 

Friday, 4 June 2010 - Galamadammen, Koudum

Chair: Alex Riemersma

 

08.30-08.45

Coffee

08.45-09.00

Welcome back

09.00-09.45

Keynote speaker – Reinier Salverda (Fryske Akademy)

Title of the presentation: De Swaan’s Q value

 

 

Bi- and Multilingual Education

 

09.45-10.30

Keynote speaker - Durk Gorter (University of the Basque Country)

Title of the presentation: Multilingualism: an added value for minority language speakers

 

10.30-11.00

Presentation - Rick de Graaff  (Utrecht University)

Title of the presentation: Subject learning and teaching in a second language: promoting content and language integrated learning linguistically diverse settings

 

11.00-11.30

 

 

Coffee Break

11.30-12.00

Presentation – Vicent Climent-Ferrando (Linguamón)

Title of the presentation: Linguamón and its research activities

 

 

Methodological Issues and Testing in Multilingual Contexts

 

12.00-12.30

Presentation – Guus Extra (Tilburg University)

Title of the presentation: Mapping Urban Multilingualism in Europe: in search of untapped resources at primary schools

 

12.30-13.00

Presentation – Edwin Klinkenberg (Fryske Akademy)

Title of the presentation: Test construction in multilingual contexts

 

13.00-13.15

Plenary Closure

 

 

13.30

 

 

Lunch and conference activity followed by dinner

 

Saturday, 5 June 2010

 

07.00

Transport to Schiphol airport