On Monday and Tuesday, 26-27 September 2022, the final project conference Languages Matter – Using Languages to Respect Diversity, Benefit the Brain and Ensure Peace took place at the Faculty of Education in Ljubljana and via Zoom.
The conference brought together 150 authors with 125 papers, which were presented either as oral or poster presentations. The conference also featured 6 plenary speakers from abroad: experts in the field of multilingualism and translanguaging, Dr. Jasone Cenoz, Dr. Ofelia Garcia, and Dr. Li Wei; a teacher of German for immigrant students in Switzerland, Martina Kolarič; and experts from the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECMJ; ECML/CELV), Selin Öndül and Jérôme Béliard.
We would like to thank all our partners for their participation and participation in the conference and we would like to share some images from the conference with you below:
Bronka Straus of the ECML Governing Board and Bureau, and the Education Development and Quality Office at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Prof. Karmen Pižorn, leader of the Languages Matter project
Dr Li Wei, University College London
Selin Öndül, ECML/CELV
Dr Jasone Cenoz, University of the Basque Country – UPV/EHU; Education Science Committee of the Spanish Research Council (AEI)
Jérôme Béliard, ECML/CELV
Martina Kolarič, Primarschule Lättenwiesen, Opfikon, Zürich, Switzerland
Dr Ofelia Garcia, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Roundtable session: Karmen Pižorn (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education), Marko Stabej (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts), Silva Bratož (University of Primorska, Faculty of Education), Ofelia Garcia, Jérôme Béliard, Li Wei
Oral presentation (Valerija Karba, OŠ Ivana Cankarja Vrhnika)
Oral presentation (Damir Soldat, DOŠ 1 Lendava)
Oral presentation (Sanja Centrih, OŠ Dobje)
Example of poster presentation: Tina Rajhman (Šolski center Kranj)