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Event postponed till later date

Unfortunately we must announce the postponement of TCD’s Multiplier Event, due to the evolving situation surrounding Covid-19. Our team will be working on a new date to showcase our work, and we will stay in touch.

Full Programme Ready

The full programme for our event on 3 April 2020 in Dublin is ready. Don’t forget to register!

Multilingual Schools – New Event!

Join us in Dublin on Friday 3 April for our next Multiplier Event. This event is hosted by our partners in Dublin at Trinity College. We will update you on the creation of our augmented reality game for primary school kids, unveil more of our teaching videos and tips, and share some new research on…
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Two new videos available

There are two (!) new videos available in our series on successfully creating multilingual classrooms: ‘Making the school a multilingual space’ and ‘Home languages in the classroom’. The school De Twa Fjilden in the Netherlands focuses on making their pupil’s multilingualism visible in the school and they integrate home languages in the classroom. Want to…
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Meet Babel – VirtuLApp’s new mascot who made his entrance in Ghent….

We launched our first practical set of outcomes at a workshop on 17 & 18 October 2019 at LUCA School of Arts in Gent, Belgium. This 2-day event included the launch of VirtuLApp’s new quiz on multilingualism which is where we got to meet Babel who guides participants keen to check their general knowledge about…
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Join us at our first Multiplier Event in Ghent, Belgium – 17 & 18 October 2019

Come and join us at our free multiplier event on 17 & 18 October at the LUCA School of Arts in Ghent, Belgium. Designed for teachers, principals, trainers, parents, researchers and the general public, this event will share information on language diversity and new technologies in primary education. You will become acquainted with the latest…
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Presentation at ECER Conference, Hamburg

Our team members Joana Duarte and Rose Thys presented our project at the ECER Conference in Hamburg last week. The focus of the presentation was on discussing the potentials of the quiz and the multi-player game for teachers’ professional development.

VirtuLApp poster presentation at 40th International Linguistics Conference of the University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

At the 40th International Linguistics Conference organised by the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), we presented the VirtuLApp project in a poster session at the 20th of June 2019. At the conference current topics in all fields of linguistics were discussed. Our 1-minute pitch was well received and made participants curious to find out more…
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VirtuLApp poster presentation at the 17th International Conference on Minority Languages in Leeuwarden

Three of our team members, Margherita Burdese, Marlous Visser and Lisanne de Jong, (Mercator/Fryske Akademy) have presented the VirtuLApp project with a poster at the 17th International Conference on Minority Languages, held in Leeuwarden from 22-24 May. Almost 250 researchers, policy makers, students and others interested in minority languages participated this conference. The poster session…
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Kick-off meeting 15 and 16 October 2018

The kick-off meeting of VirtuLApp took place at 15 and 16 October 2018 in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. The meeting was hosted by the Mercator European Research Centre.