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BabelAR is out now!!

BabelAR is out now!! Would you like to discover and compare languages with your pupils? In this game, pupils get a chance to work together and help Babel to gain his language knowledge back. Download the game from the Appstore or Google play store and go on an adventure with Babel through different virtual worlds.…
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New publication with guidelines for primary teachers

A practical read has been added to the publications: Language and Languages in the Primary School. These guidelines by David Little and Déirdre Kirwan are aimed at primary school teachers and principles. They are designed to help respond to the challenges of the Primary Language Curriculum, include the home languages of EAL pupils in the…
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Testing BabelAR

We have started testing our beta-version of BabelAR the game among teachers and schools. Are you interested to test the beta-version of BabelAR with a group of (school)children? Please don’t hesitate to contact us and send an e-mail to info@virtulapp.eu (mention your name, country, and school/organisation if applicable).

Rewatch the 3rd Multiplier Event

On the 7th of January, we welcomed 132 people to our online event Multilingual Classrooms, jointly organised by partner ATiT and UCLL. The full day event explored mulitlingual classrooms, with the Virtulapp Project, the toolkit and game BabelAR. Missed this event and/or do you want to watch it again? Watch the videos of the plenary…
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Multilingual Classrooms webinar proves to be popular

132 people were actively involved in the Multilingual Classrooms webinar that we organised on Thursday 7 January together with UCLL in Belgium. 240 people from 27 countries registered for this multiplier event so we were really delighted with the response which highlights the interest there is in supporting pupils’ learning in multilingual classrooms in so…
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VirtuLApp part of European Researchers’ Night in the Basque country

Our colleague Eider Saragueta from the University of the Basque Country from the research group DREAM (Donostia Research group on Education and Multilingualism) took part in European Researchers’ Night recently where she provided input about her work in VirtuLApp. The idea behind European Researchers’ Night which is organised in countries throughout the European Union is…
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Register now for Multilingual Classrooms event on 7 January 2021

Our next online VirtuLApp event is called Multilingual Classrooms and we are organising it jointly with UCLL, Belgium on 7 January 2021. This event is open to anyone interested in teaching in multilingual classrooms including teachers and school leaders, teacher trainers, researchers and stakeholders. This fully online event is organised as a mix of presentation…
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Rewatch second multiplier event

On the 13th of November, more than three hundred people registered to join the webinar Multilingual Primary Schools, hosted by Trinity College Dublin. Chaired by Professor Lorna Carson, a panel of four international experts, presented research-led best practices in two presentations from Ireland (From multilingual classrooms to plurilingual pupils) and the Basque Country (Towards translanguages…
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Get a preview of our BabelAR game!

We have made a lot of progress in the last couple of weeks with the BabelAR game. We even got the chance to test it with a few multilingual pupils in Belgium. Curious about their reactions? Watch this video. 

Rewatch webinar #Erasmusdays

On the 15th of October 2020, many of you met members of the team and had the opportunity to learn more about the various tools and resources from the VirtuLApp project. Amongst these are the AR-game to stimulate the use of pupil’s (home) languages and a toolkit with video recordings of classroom practices along with…
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