Symposium: Internationalisation of Universities and the National Language

On 4 May 2018, KU Leuven will organise this international symposium. During this symposium, we want to learn from testimonials from mainly European universities that are confronted with the (apparent) contradiction between internationalisation and the protection of their own language and culture. We should not expect one ultimate solution or a one-fits-all approach. What we do hope to find are guidelines on how to stay a leading international university without losing an important strength: the commitment to the own identity.

Find out more here.

Course: CLIL Methodology in Higher Education

Do you teach your subject in English? This is a CLIL (content and language integrated learning) methodology course for teachers and lecturers working through English in higher education (HE). The course is for lecturers and teachers in any subject teaching through English in HE who would like to improve their CLIL methodology skills. Participants will develop and improve their understanding, expertise and skills related to CLIL in higher education.

Find out more here.

International Conference on Quality of Bilingual Programs in Higher Education

CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL SOBRE LA CALIDAD DE LOS PROGRAMAS BILINGÜES EN LA EDUCACIÓN SUPERIOR

This conference takes place in Huelva, Spain, from 10 to 12 May 2018. It addresses all topics related to quality on bilingual programs in Higher Education, such as educational policies, methodological procedures, language requirements, teacher training and support, etc.

We are delighted to have the following keynote speakers:
DAVID MARSH (University of Jyváskylä, Finland)
DO COYLE (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)
VÍCTOR PAVÓN (Universidad de Córdoba, Spain)
EMMA DAFOUZ MILNE (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
DAVID LASAGABASTER (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain)
More information on the website.

English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education Policy, Challenges and Outcomes

Annette Bradford and Howard Brown have edited a new book on EMI in Japan.

This book examines English-medium instruction (EMI) in Japanese higher education, situating it within Japan’s current policy context and examining the experiences of its stakeholders.

Scholars and practitioners look at EMI from perspectives that include policy planning, program design, marketing and classroom practice.

Purchase your copy here.

The new ICLHE book is out!

The ICLHE’s latest publication offers a collection of original papers showing how Higher education institutions have coped with changing the language of instruction. It points out that Higher education institutions have undergone radical change in the past decades; of which the shift to English-medium instruction, as well as bi- or plurilingual programmes, is one notable example. The papers comprise new research on teaching and learning through an additional language, and its impact on professional development for university teachers, programme and course development, as well as quality assurance. The articles span different international contexts, and provide education developers, university teachers, educational administrators, language experts, and others, with global perspectives on the professional practices of university teachers.

 

ICLHE 2017 in Copenhagen

The 5th ICLHE conference took place in Copenhagen from 4th October to 7th October 2017. Check the conference website to find all the information you need about the conference.

Make sure to also follow ICLHE on Facebook.

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