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July 2019

Working CLIL members Maria Ellison, Margarida Morgado and Margarida Coelho welcomed new Working CLIL collaborators Amélia Marchao (IP Portalegre), Isabele Lavado (IP Castelo Branco), Mónica Regio (IP Castelo Branco), Rosana Durão (U. Algarve), Susana Esculcas (CM Ponte de Sor) e Teresa Coelho (IP Portalegre) | 19 July 2019 | Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão IP Portalegre

 

Campus America 2019 | 11-12 July 2019 | Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife | + info

Panel of experts on linguistic policy on plurilingualism. Maria Ellison.

 

May 2019

The Fourth Symposium on CLIL in the Adige Valley “Implementation and Challenges” | TESOL Italy | 11 May 2019 | + info

Plenary. CLIL: Implementation and Challenges across Educational Levels. Maria Ellison

 

March 2019

[email protected] Conference: Developing Content and Language Integrated Learning – Resource and Training Centre for a Multilingual [email protected] – Erasmus+ Programme | Capacity Building for Higher Education |University of Milan, Italia | 4-5 March 2019 | + info

[email protected] involves these European and Indian Higher Education institutions:

  • Manipal University
  • University of Milano, Italy,
  • University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain,
  • University of Latvia, Latvia,
  • Symbiosis International University, Pune
  • Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Chitkara University, Chandigarh

Plenary. The CLIL for Children (C4C) Project: Designing a CLIL Community of Learning and Practice. Margarida Morgado

November 2018

María del Carmen Arau Ribeiro elected to the Board of the European Language Council (CEL/ELC) with a focus on Working Group 3: Language and Education (including the strand CLIL and CALL) | 29-30 November 2018 | Frei Universität Berlin, German


Participation in the 2018 CEL/ELC FORUM: The Challenges of Multilingualism for Scientific Practice 
29-30 November 2018 | Frei Universität Berlin, Germany | + info

 

October 2018

Erasmus K2 final project meeting.
22-26 October 2018 | Escola Secundária Dr. Joaquim Gomes Ferreira Alves, Valadares, Portugal

Plenary. CLIL: Bringing the best of both worlds into a quality whole school approach. Maria Ellison


V Congreso Internacional de Enseñanza Bilingüe en Centros Educativos – CIEB 2018 Asociación Enseñanza Bilingüe
19-21 October 2018 | Universidad de Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain

Plenary. Field-based in-service teacher training for bilingual education in Portugal. Margarida Morgado


V International Conference on Bilingual Education in Educational Institutions of the Spanish Association of Bilingual Education
Universidad de Extremadura e Asociaciõn Enseñanza Bilingue | University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain | 19 – 21 October.

Mapping CLIL/Bilingual Education in Portugal: Where does it go from here? Maria


V International Conference on Bilingual Education in Educational Institutions. CIEB 2018 – Where does Bilingual Education go?
Universidad de Extremadura e Asociaciõn Enseñanza Bilingue | University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain | 19 – 21 October | +info

Unlocking the potential of the CLIL approach with content Higher Education Teachers in Portugal: a linguistic and training needs analysisMargarida Coelho 


PEEP’18 MEETING. Primary English Education in Portugal: A meeting to value and share teacher research
Lisboa: Instituto de Educação, Universidade de Lisboa | 13 October 2018 | +info

Keynote address. Meaningful holistic approaches to Primary English’ at PEEP’18 MEETING. Primary English Education in Portugal: A meeting to value and share
teacher research. Margarida Morgado

 

September 2018

CercleS Focus Group Meeting on CLIL in Higher Education
Poznan University of Technology, Poland | 8 September 2018 | +info

María del Carmen Arau Ribeiro


XV CercleS International Conference: “Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World”
Poznan University of Technology, Poland | 5 September 2018 | +info and +info2

CercleS International Pre-Conference Workshop: An Introduction to CLIL: Helping teachers understand what it is and what it is not. María del Carmen Arau
Ribeiro and Maria Altina


Maria Ellison invited to participate in the Colloquium on Implementing Internationalization of Academia: Teaching, Learning & Research through English
University of Guadalajara, Mexico | September 2018| +info

Forthcoming shape report from invited think tank members:

Díaz Pérez, W., Ellison, M., Harumi, I., Kärkkäinen, K., Langé, G., Lee, J., Mahan, K. R., Marsh, D., Osorio, P., Pavón Vázquez, V., Schmidt, T.  (2019 forthcoming). Implementing Internationalization of Academia: Teaching, Learning and Research through English. The Guadalajara Colloquium Shape Report. Guadalajara: University of Guadalajara.

 

April 2018

International Seminar of the C4C Project: CLIL for Primary, Secondary and Higher Education
IPCastelo Branco – Escola Superior de Educação, Castelo Branco, Portugal | 21 April | +info

Keynote address. CLIL in Secondary Education: the Case of the GoCLIL Project in Portugal. Maria Ellison


32nd Annual APPI Conference “Teaching Effectively, Teaching Affectively”
Aveiro, Portugal | 29 April 2018

Workshop. “CLIL for Primary: Lesson Plans for Science, Geography and Maths”. Margarida Morgado


International Seminar of the C4C Project: CLIL for Primary, Secondary and Higher Education
IPCastelo Branco – Escola Superior de Educação, Castelo Branco, Portugal | 21 April 2018

Teaching content and language in an integrated way in Higher Education – how willing and motivated are teachers to take the step forward? Margarida Coelho

 

March 2018

Working CLIL Conference: A series of workshops and posters on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, Portugal | 16-17 March | +info

Workshop. Bottom-up or Top-down Collaboration: Towards Powerful Classroom Learning Environments. María del Carmen Arau Ribeiro
Workshop. Task-based learning and CLIL: a methodological framework for designing tasks integrating content and language. António Lopes
Plenary. (Net)Working CLIL in Portugal and beyond. Maria Ellison
Workshop. CLIL4Children: CLIL lessons in Maths, Geogrpahy and Science for Primary. Margarida Morgado
CLIL for Content Teachers in Higher Education: A linguistic needs analysis study at the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre
. Margarida Coelho

November 2017

Ciclo de encontros temáticos. Ensinar e aprender na Europa. O desenvolvimento de multiliteracias em ambiente educativo. CFAE/Braga Sul | Agrupamento de Escolas D. Maria, Portugal.

Keynote address. CLIL: Benefits and Challenges for Teachers and Learners. Maria Ellison

 

October 2017

Seminário: Implementar o CLIL partilha de práticas de sala de aula | Escola Secundária Dr. Joaquim Gomes Ferreira Alves,Valadares, Portugal

Keynote address. Implementing CLIL: what every school should know. Maria Ellison

 

June 2017

AELFE 2017 – XXV Anniversary International Conference – LSP in Multi-Teaching and Research Universidad de Extremadura | AELFE, UNEX & Centro Universitário de Mérida | Mérida, Spain | 15-16 June. | +info

Internationalization strategies in Portuguese Higher Education Institutions – time to move on and to move beyond. Margarida Coelho e Maria del Carmen Arau Ribeiro

 

February 2017

Facultat d’Educació, Psicologia i Treball Social. Dept. de didàctiques especifiques, University of Lleida, Catalonia | 13 – 17 February.

Participating team member: Maria Ellison  

 

March 2017

International Seminar: Challenges and Solutions for ESL Writing in Today’s World | Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, Goa, India | 8 – 9 March

Towards an understanding of CLIL in context. Maria Ellison

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