Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

  • Dr. Manjula Datta a steering group member of our centre has been awarded the position of Research Fellow of the Centre for Multilingualism in Education, London Metropolitan University. Our Congratulations and best wishes to Manjula.
  • Dr.Manjula Datta, a research fellow at the centre had a paper accepted for publication with the sociolinguistics. Titled: Language, culture and literacy: children trading linguistic and cultural wares to develop literacy in intercultural literate classrooms. July 2010
  • Dr.Manjula Datta, a research fellow at our centre presented a paper at Londonmet Learning & Teaching conference: Supporting student transitions 6 July 2010. Titled Intercultural literate community of learning and transition goald
  • Tozun Issa and Alison Hatt will be presenting their findings of the Multilingual Nursery Project at the forthcoming Children's Citizenship and Identity (CiCe) conference in Istanbul 29th-31st May 2008.  
  • Vally Lytra of Kings College. London An Associate member of our Centre has a new book out titled 'Play Frames: Social Identities' published by John Benjamins.
  • Alayne Özturk and Tözün Issa have presented a paper titled ‘ Cross- curricular Approaches to supporting bilingual children in the classroom’ at 44th annual United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) conference in Liverpool 11- 13 July 2008.
  • Alayne Özturk and Tözün Issa have published a mini book titled Practical Strategies for Multilingual Classrooms published by UKLA (2008)
  • Cathy Pomphrey and Suzanne Burley are appointed as Editors of Language Awareness Journal.

Conference presentations

  • Tözun Issa presented a paper titled Educating Children of Kurdish Origin in Britain at Kurdish Diaspora Symposium, University of Leicester,14th May, 2010.
  • Tözun Issa and Cathy Pomphrey presented a paper titled ‘Primary Languages and Multilingual Education: Preparing teachers for a   Multilingual approach to the Primary Languages Strategy’ at  ‘Who Needs Languages? Micro and Macro Perspectives into language education policies, International Conference’  University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 7-10 June 2010.

Training Workshop sessions

  • Tözün Issa delivered a Workshop session to classroom teachers on ‘Supporting the needs of Bilingual Learner’, for United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) at St. Mary’s University College Belfast 5th July 2010.
  • Tözun Issa delivered a workshops session for supplementary school teachers at  Language Diversity Conference, Jannie Lee Centre, 14 November 2010, Wolverhampton

Book proposal accepted

  • Tözün Issa and Alison Hatt had a book proposal accepted by Continuum titled Language Culture and Identity in the Early years. 

Keynote Presentation

Tözün Issa delivered a keynote presentation titled Developing and Inclusive Research Culture, at Anglia Ruskin University on 19th January 2010

We were news at the TES

  • Our Centre got a mention in a recent TES article titled "Switch on to the Power of Babel in the Classroom" on Friday

 

  • We were featured in Times Higher Education Supplement

 

 

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We were news at the TES

  • Our Centre got a mention in a recent TES article titled "Switch on to the Power of Babel in the Classroom" on Friday 16th May 2008.

  • We were featured in Times Higher Education Supplement

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