University takes part in Multiplier Conference to promote their Language project
International Academy Staff at the University of Wolverhampton present their EU funded project at a Multiplier Conference in Cáceres, Spain.
The ‘Languages in Media’ (LiMe) project was celebrated at the conference which was attended by over 100 international guests through online and face to face sessions and had the aim of showcasing how the project supports adult migrant learners by providing them with online tools to decode language and culture through the use of media.
The partners of the LIME Project are made up of 6 partners from 5 countries with the purpose of disseminating the results and conclusions of their two-year European mission. The conference was addressed to teachers, promoters and stakeholders involved in the teaching and training of the migrant population.
The conference was opened by Dr. Seán Ó Riain Vice President of the European Society for multilingualism, who expressed the importance of languages within the European Union and who spoke about one of the objectives of the EU’s language policy, which is to support every European citizen in mastering two other languages in addition to their mother tongue.
The conference hosted a Spanish TV journalist; a Government Employment and Social Welfare Counselor, a EUROLTA Teacher Trainer, and other learned colleagues in the field.
The consortium members also presented the newly created resources and Angela Molinari, Vice Principal at the International Academy, University of Wolverhampton led on: “Photography In the L2 classroom” with other partners also showcasing the new material.
Angela Molinari commented that: “The event was a true celebration of the culmination of 28 months of work to create interactive material aimed at supporting migrant integration.”
“The sharing of intercultural intelligence via an interactive platform makes for a worthwhile and beneficial project to support communities at all levels. I am proud that we have contributed to this worthwhile project.”
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Date Issued: Monday, April 27, 2015