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The 11th Wulkow Meeting of Directors of Language Centres in Higher Education in Europe, 17-20 January 2019, Viadrina sprachen Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
The 11th Wulkow Meeting of Directors of Language Centres in Higher Education in Europe, 17-20 January 2019, Viadrina sprachen Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
3 IX 2018, 13:50:00

Wulkow XI

Languages in Higher Education in Europe: Re-Defining the Teacher

The 11th Wulkow Meeting of Directors of Language Centres in Higher Education in Europe

 

Dates: 17-20 January 2019

Venues: Viadrina sprachen Frankfurt (Oder) (Germany)

Parkhotel Schloss Wulkow (Brandenburg/ Germany)

 

Aims of the meeting:

During the last years, language teachers in higher education have witnessed substantial changes in learner biographies, learner needs and learner expectations. No longer can we rely on the fact that the majority learners have grown up monolingually and have acquired their second and third languages in secondary education. Above all, the internationalization of European universities has brought new target groups, who sometimes present intercultural challenges when the definition of teacher roles and expectations regarding methodologies clash. With the integration of languages into the overall curriculum of universities, to survey and analyze those changes have become of utmost importance for teachers, curriculum designers, materials developers and not the least directors of language centres.

During our meeting we will try to stock-take learner characteristics across countries and will look at current learner needs. We will then look at the consequences for the role of the language teacher in higher education.

 

Themes:

 ·         Constructing the teacher in learner biographies

·         Learner needs and expectations and the role of the teacher

·         The language teacher in HE as educator

·         The integration of the language teacher in academic culture

·         The language teachers as cultural ambassador

·         The language teacher caught between art and science



More information:

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wulkow memorandum 2018 Englisch.pdf
wulkow memorandum 2018 Englisch
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Wulkow XI.pdf
Wulkow XI
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180716 Anform Wulkow 11.pdf
180716 Anform Wulkow 11
253 KB | Download

We look forward to working together with all those who have the same
Language Education interests and concerns as we do.
CercleS President

CercleS Members

Presidency
General Secretariat

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Presidency:

Poznan University of Technology
Center of Languages and Communication
Piotrowo 3A Street
60-965 Poznań
Tel. +48 61 66 52 491, 66 52 492
e-mail: president.cercles@put.poznan.pl

General Secretariat:

Aalto University
Language Centre
PO Box 11130
00076 AALTO Finland
Tel. +358 50 307 7875
e-mail: generalsecretariat@cercles.org