International Conference on Bilingualism in Education

Posted on 13 February 2016 by Lise

First International Conference on Bilingualism in Education 10-12 June, 2016 The School of Education at Bangor University, North Wales, in conjunction with the Centre for Research in Bilingualism, is hosting its first International Conference on Bilingualism in Education 10-12 June, 2016, including a prestigious evening lecture to celebrate the work of Professor Colin Baker. The
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Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education

Posted on 12 February 2016 by Lise

BAAL Special Interest Group  Spring Meeting April 20th 2016 Applied linguists have plenty of practical knowledge about language and its role in the construction of knowledge that can be applied to educational settings. Come and join the new BAAL SIG exploring Linguistics and Knowledge About Language in Education (LKALE) for our spring meeting in Swansea
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The launch of LLAWEN

Posted on 11 February 2016 by Lise

In September 2015, we launched LLAWEN, the Literacy and Language Awareness in Education Network for Wales. This networked is based on a partnership between academics at Cardiff University, UWE in Bristol, Aberystwyth University and Bangor University. It also includes teachers and literacy experts who are committed to working with and supporting teachers in raising language
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Embedded Literacy: working together

Posted on 11 February 2016 by Lise

Embedded Literacy: Working Together on Grammar and Writing Across Subject Areas and Key Stages On Monday 22 June 2015, an all day workshop was held on the importance of engaged learning. This featured the following workshops: The Buckinghamshire WRITE Project : Wonder, Rigour, Innovation, Transformation, Empowerment in and through literacy – Lindsey Thomas and Helen
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Grammar and writing workshop for teachers

Posted on 16 December 2014 by Lise

On Saturday, 18th October 2014, we ran a workshop on grammar and writing for teachers.  The aim of this workshop was to empower teachers in the areas of writing and grammar. This workshop brought together three experts, each bringing a slightly different perspective to the same activity – writing. Simon Wrigley, co-founder of the National
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Voice Tree

Posted on 16 December 2014 by Lise

As part of the literacy and digital writing project, we have set up a blogging project at Pencoed Comprehensive.  This is a student-led project and in their own words, Voice Tree is composed of a group of teenagers from Pencoed Comprehensive School who have come together to express their own thoughts and opinions to you,
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