Published on 14/10/12 at 13:30:37 GMT by Redaksjonen
Norway: Can internationalization increase diversity in language learning? Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) invites you to the conference "Diversity in Language Learning."
The conference will present various international projects of Norwegian participants working on topics relevant to the curriculum, and will also serve as a meeting place for anyone working with foreign languages in schools today, from the county and municipal level to school owners and teachers.
Contact with other countries through diverse the European projects can provide richer learning for both students and teachers, and direct contact with others has shown to generate interest and motivation in language learning.
The Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) hosts 14 November 2012 a conference on language learning and internationalization.
The speakers at the conference are working on various international projects on topics relevant to the curriculum. The conference will provide a forum for all who work with foreign language teaching in schools today, from the county and municipal level to school owners and teachers.
Among the projects to be presented are Marina project, which is about meetings between language and knowledge requirements in nine European countries.
Among the keynote speakers there will be lecturers from the Ministry of Foreign Languages Centre and the European Commission. It will also be presented a relevant project from EU programs for lifelong learning (LLP). The conference is organized in cooperation with the Foreign Language Center.
Time and place: Håndverkeren Congress, Rosenkrantz gate 7, Oslo Wednesday 14 November 2012
Preliminary program: - 09:00 Registration and coffee - 10:00 Welcome! - Center for International Education - 10:10 foreign language and its place in education - Ministry of eductaion - 10:30 English and other foreign languages in education - Nybolet Steiner, head of the Foreign Language Center - 11:05 Coffee Break - 11:20 Erasmus IP Wisstrans - Intensive Program for translation and contrastive studies between young German and European languages - Professor Sigmund Kvam, Østfold University College - 11:40 Language and EU - European Commission - 12:15 Lunch - 13:00 Distribution of the European language award - 13:20 Leonardo project Marina: Meeting between language and knowledge needs in coastal and river tourism- teacher Merete High, Godalen high school - 13:40 Culture Meeting. A didactic perspective on the development of intercultural competence in foreign language education - Lecturer Anne Britt Fenner, Department of Foreign Languages, UiB - 14:15 Coffee Break - 14:30 Comenius project "Sagen, Mythen und Märchen": About language learning and cultural understanding - Kirsten Knedal Rolf Andersen and Andersen, Steinkjer high school - 14:50 English and other foreign languages: 20 programs for internationalization in education - senior advisor Gerard Doetjes, Foreign Language Center t - 15:15 Summary - 15:30 End