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Program

EA4: Initial literacy for speakers of other languages: research policy and practice

Program

Monday, June 2nd

09.00 – 09.15 Registration and coffee  
09.15 – 09.40 Welcome. Short presentation of Vox Bjørg Ilebekk, Director, Integration Department, Vox +

Graciela Sbertoli, Director, International Affairs, Vox

09.40 – 10.40 Presentation of participants  
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break  
11.00 – 11.15 The EBSN Academy. Presentation of the concept and the theme for this workshop Graciela Sbertoli, Vox
11.15 – 11.45 Literacy for immigrants in Norway: a historic overview Helga Arnesen, Vox
11.45 – 12.30 Lunch  
12.30 – 13.00 Initial Literacy Teacher Training in Norway Sissel Vollan, Vox
13.00 – 13.30 Presentation of the platform for on-line discussion. Graciela Sbertoli
13.30 – 14.00 Coffee break  
14.00 – 15.00 On-line discussion  
15.00 – 15.15 Summing up the first day. Comments.  
15.15 – 15.30 Practical information about the evening.  
     
19.00 Dinner downtown  

 

Tuesday, June 3rd

09.30 – Meeting at the Vox gate, for a guided tour downtown Guides: Sissel Vollan and Beate Linnerud, Vox
11.45 – 12.30 Lunch  
12.30 – 13.00 Inclusive Approaches for Mixed Literacy Level Adult Refugee Learners: A Case Study Dee Doyle, ESOL/Literacy Trainer, County Dublin, Ireland
13.00 – 13.15 Q&A  
13.15 – 13.30 Coffee break  
13.30 – 14.00 On-line tools for language and literacy training: “Aula de español” Francisco Castillo García, Junta de Andalucía, Spain
14.00 – 15.00 On-line discussion  
15.00 – 15.30 Plenary discussion on experiences from on-line discussion  
15.30 – 15.45 Practical information  
     
     
19.00 Dinner downtown  

 

Wednesday, June 4th

09.00 – 09.15 Feed-back from previous day  
09.15 – 09.45 ICT in Initial Literacy Training for Immigrants Elisabeth Bergander
09.45 – 10.00 Unesco’s program for Mobile Literacy Training Beate Linnerud, Vox
10.10 – 10.30 Plenary discussion  
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee break  
10.45 – 11.15 Initial Assessments for Literacy Learners Emily Bryson, ESOL coordinator, City of Glasgow, Scotland
11.15 – 11.30 Q&A  
11.30 – 12.00 Discussion in groups  
12.00 – 12.45 Lunch  
12.45 – 13.15 How classroom assistants, volunteer mentors and interpreters have empowered literacy level learners at City of Glasgow College Rosie Quinn, Curriculum Leader, City of Glasgow, Scotland
13.00 – 13.45 Q & A / discussion in plenary  
13.45 – 14.00 Coffee break  
14.00 – 14.30 French Guyana’s adult literacy program : an intercultural approach Florence Foury, Adult Literacy Program Coordinator, French Guyana
14.30 – 15.30 On-line discussion  
15.30 – 15.45 Practical information  
     
19.00 Dinner downtown  

 

Thursday, June 5th  

09.00 – 12.30 STUDY VISIT to Rosenhof Adult Education Center, including lunch Guides: Sissel Vollan and Beate Linderud, Vox
13.30 – 14.00 Discussion in groups on experiences from study visit  
14.00 – 14.30 The Service Portfolio of the Hungarian Open Learning Centres Erika Repasi, Pedagogical counselor, NYITOK, Hungary
14.15 – 14.30 Coffee break  
14.30 – 15.30 On-line discussion  
15.30 – 15.45 Practical matters  
     
19.00 Beate Linnerud invites the participants for dinner in her home  

 

Friday, June 6th

09.00 -09.15 Feed-back from previous day  
09.15 -10.00 Teacher Training Programs for Literacy and ESOL Irene Schwab and Anne McKeown, University of London
10.15 – 10.30 Q&A  
10.15 – 10.45 Is Romania ready for immigration? Romanian practices and policies regarding initial literacy for speakers of other languages. Romina Matei, Project Coordinator, Romania
10.45 – 11.00 Coffee break  
11.00 – 11.30 Discussion in groups  
11.30 – 11.45 Summing-up in plenary  
11.45 – 12.30 Lunch  
12.30 – 13.30 Teacher Training within the EBSN Academy: plans and visions Graciela Sbertoli
13.30 – 14.00 Coffee break  
14.00 – 15.00 On-line discussion  
15.00 – 15.30 Presentation of diplomas and good-byes  
     
19.00 Dinner downtown  

 

 

 

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Ann Vanden Bulcke permalink
    June 3, 2014 12:38 pm

    What do I have to do to follow the on-line discussions ?

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