Building Communities of Practice: The Key to Success

Event Date: 3rd March 2023 Register Here Abstract: Communities of Practice In this session, the presenter will give an overview of communities of Practice explaining what they are, how they benefit professionals, and why one should get involved. The participants will...

Why do speech communities discard their mother tongue?

Event Date: 7th February 2023 Abstract: In order to determine appropriate strategies to revitalise a dying language it is important to know the reasons why communities shift away from their mother tongues. In this webinar, I will discuss the many reasons for language...

Mother Language Reflection 2.0

Event Date: 4th February 2023 Abstract: I have come a long way from my early thinking on Language Rights and Mother Tongue as Medium of Instruction concepts. Though I still whole heartedly believe in these as necessities and aspects of a child’s human rights plus...

Digital Storytelling

Event Date: 8th October 2022 Abstract: As teachers, we often use text-based stories in language classes to build reading and writing skills, and video-based stories for listening. Digital storytelling lets students create and share stories digitally. While digital...

Understanding and Protecting Language Teacher Wellbeing

Event Date: 30th September 2022 Abstract: The world of education is increasingly concerned with issues surrounding the emotional wellbeing of students and teachers. However, there is still much that we do not know about how the specific challenges faced by English...