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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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Join our online events at 13 November 2020 and 7 January 2021!

On the 13th of November 2020 we organize an online event called ‘Multilingual Primary Schools’. This webinar will be hosted by Trinity College Dublin. In this event we will share some of the context and outputs of the project. Chaired by Professor Lorna Carson, a panel of four international guest experts will present research-led best…
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Join the VirtuLApp team on 15 October as part of #ErasmusDays

Multilingual teaching – sharing experiences and resources from the VirtuLApp project Date: 15 October 2020, 4 pm. CEST Click here to register (#Erasmusdays) As the VirtuLApp project enters its final year, the team are busy refining their outputs and preparing to test them as widely as possible. During this webinar, you can meet the team…
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Study reveals huge imbalance between students awareness of language and their use of it

Eider Saragueta, a research member of the Virtulapp project team and the DREAM research group, recently presented her Ph.D. thesis entitled “Translanguaging hezkuntza eleanitzean. Ikerketa etnografiko bat” (Translanguaging in multilingual education. An ethnographical study). As part of this doctorate, Eider carried out a two year ethnographical classroom study following primary school students in 5th and…
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Video recordings in Dublin schools

A video team from ATiT spent a couple of very productive days in Ireland recently making recordings of multilingual class activities in primary schools. The two schools visited were Scoil Bhríde Cailíní in Blanchardstown and the Griffith Barracks Multi Denominational School in Dublin. In both schools we saw lots of great examples of how teachers…
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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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