Conference Themes

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Inspired by the above panels, the conference invites papers and panels on research, pedagogies (multilingual, multimodal, multisensory, intercultural), policy development, and teacher practice concerning the opportunities and possibilities for multiple languages. Papers and panels may also address the following (and related) themes:

– Multilingualism in NGO education contexts
– Policy and language advocacy for multiple languages in the classroom
– Community schools and translanguaging in communities
– Teacher education in multilingual classrooms
– Languages and the intercultural citizen
– Modern foreign languages and multiple languages in schools—affordances and possibilities
– Languages in research, policy, teacher education
– Multimodal pedagogies for supporting language learning
– Critical and intercultural pedagogies
– Languages in contexts of discrimination, trauma, and exclusion: Implications for educational psychology and counselling; identity; multiple language literacies