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School and cultural diversity

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Mar 2019

School and cultural diversity

Konferenz zur Mehrsprachigkeit in der Slowakei

Karpatenblatt.sk, veröffentlicht am 20. März 2019 Das Staatliche Pädagogische Institut lädt zur zweiten internationalen Konferenz „Mehrsprachigkeit in der Slowakei (und in Europa) – Herausforderungen und Perspektiven – Unterstützung der zweiten Fremdsprachen und der Sprachen der nationalen Minderheiten“ ein. Sie findet vom 6. bis 7. Mai in Bratislava/Pressburg statt. Die Konferenz...

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Mar 2019
Mar 2019

School and cultural diversity

Suiza: Cantões promovem as línguas de origem para filhos de imigrantes

Swissinfo.ch 31. Outubro 2018 - 11:30 Crianças de origem brasileira e portuguesa têm aulas da língua de herança com apoio dos departamentos de Educação dos diversos cantões suíços. O bom desempenho rende reconhecimento aos alunos na escola regular e facilita na integração dos estudantes no país. Todas as manhãs a menina Amanda Pauli penteia o cabelo em chiquinhas antes de ir...

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Mar 2019

School and cultural diversity

L'interculturel à l'école : quels cadres de référence ? (Dossier de veille de l'IFÉ n° 129, mars 2019)

par Claire Ravez Chargée d'étude à l'unité Veille et Analyses - IFÉ Que recouvre la notion d’interculturel depuis son apparition dans les politiques et les pratiques éducatives dans les années 1970, principalement en France et en Europe ? L’usage de ce terme polysémique a occasionné de nombreuses propositions et autant de critiques, qui ont appelé à une mise au point dans le cadre...

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Mar 2019

School and cultural diversity

Migrant children buck the trend when it comes to mother tongue teaching

20 février 2019 School success amongst immigrant children is not the norm. However a small percentage do manage. Some even outperform locals. What can we learn from their experiences? Language skills are generally regarded as being critical in an immigrant’s integration into the new countries they move to. And research has shown that better language skills lead to better performance. A good...

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Jan 2019

School and cultural diversity

It’s time to change the way we teach English

Source: The Conversation, January 15th, 2019 As we move into 2019, the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages, it’s time to consider not only how we think about Canada’s linguistic identity but also how we might develop best practices for learning and teaching languages. Since 1969, Canada has recognized two official languages, English and French, but many people who...

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Dec 2018

School and cultural diversity

Des cours de français pour ouvrir l’école aux parents d’élèves étrangers

En 2017-2018, un dispositif national a permis à près de 8 000 étrangers d’apprendre la langue pour pouvoir accompagner leurs enfants. Par Julia Pascual Publié le 26 décembre 2018 à 10h27 - Mis à jour le 27 décembre 2018 à 01h33Il est quatorze heures. Ou deux heures du matin. Ou bien deux heures de l’après-midi. « Mais deux heures du soir, ça n’existe pas. » « C’est un...

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Dec 2018

School and cultural diversity

How could multilingualism benefit India’s poorest schoolchildren?

Source: University of Cambridge, 20 novembre 2018

Multilingualism is the norm in India. But rather than enjoying the cognitive and learning advantages seen in multilingual children in the Global North, Indian children show low levels of learning basic school skills. Professor Ianthi Tsimpli is trying to disentangle the causes of this paradox. Read more... >>>>>

Dec 2018

School and cultural diversity

6 facts about English language learners in U.S. public schools

October 25, 2018 There were nearly 5 million English language learners in U.S. public schools in fall 2015, according to the most recent available data from the National Center for Education Statistics. This represented 9.5% of U.S. public school enrollees, an increase from 8.1% in 2000. English language learners (ELLs), a broad term that refers to students with limited English proficiency, are...

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Oct 2018

School and cultural diversity

Repenser l'enseignement des langues et la diversité linguistique dans les écoles

Source : School Education Gateway, la plateforme en ligne pour l'enseignement scolaire  5 septembre 2018 La Commission européenne a organisé quatre ateliers thématiques sur la « reconceptualisation de l'alphabétisation et de l'apprentissage des langues ». Ces ateliers ont permis de réunir des universitaires, des experts européens et nationaux dans les domaines du multilinguisme,...

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Sep 2018

School and cultural diversity

Multilingual learners doing better in US schools than previously thought

The Conversation, July 17, 2018 Read in Spanish. Between 2003 to 2015, multilingual students showed two to three times more progress in reading and math than students who speak English only. With this progress, the achievement gaps between multilingual students and their peers have narrowed substantially. This new analysis we conducted of results from the National Assessment of Education...

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Sep 2018

School and cultural diversity

Een roep om de meertaligheid van leerlingen te erkennen en benutten

Samenvatting Op 24 april 2018 organiseerde SLO (nationaal expertisecentrum leerplanontwikkeling) in samenwerking met het Platform Taalgericht Vakonderwijs, het Lectoreninitiatief Professionalisering Taalonderwijs Nieuwkomers en het Landelijk Netwerk Taal een studiedag met de titel 'Meertalige leerlingen: geletterdheid, identiteit en leren'. Hoe kan onderwijs zo worden vormgegeven dat de...

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