Language for Work (LfW): Supporting Work-Related Second Language Learning

Type of event: Workshop › International (in SR or ČR in a world language)
Event dates: 26.11.2021
Event location: online
Organizer: Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Professional sponsor of event: Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Held under the auspices of: Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
Link to conference site: https://www.ukf.sk/verejnost/aktuality/kalendar/1362-language-for-work-lfw-supporting-work-related-second-language-learning
Keywords: second language work
Working languages​​: English

The main objective

An international participatory TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY EVENT facilitated on-line by experts from the European Center of Modern Languages.

Next information

Who might be interested in attending?

- Staff from Education & Training Boards including
Enterprise Engagement personnel
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teachers & co-ordinators
Personnel who co-ordinate and/or deliver work-based learning
Staff teaching on vocational or work oriented programmes
- University and Community-based ESOL Practitioners and Researchers
Policy Makers
Researchers in the area of Active Inclusion
Work Based Learning and Intercultural Awareness
- Employers - Others with an interest in LfW e.g., Language Learners; Community Groups; Volunteers; Job Centre Personnel; Trade Unions

Facilitators

Edita Hornackova Klapicova (SK) is associate professor at the Department of Translation Studies at Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia with more than 20 years experience in teaching and research related to linguistics, translation studies and bilingualism. She is national coordinator for the LfW workshop and a member of ECML expert team.

Alexander Braddell (UK) is a workplace basic skills consultant with over 20 years’ expe- rience, much of it in the context of health and social care. He was a member of the coordina- ting team of the LfW Projects, sponsored by the ECML/Council of Europe.

Matilde Grünhage-Monetti (DE) is a researcher, project manager and work-related L2 tea- chers’ trainer with more than 20 years of experience in workplace learning in industry and
services. She was coordinator of the LfW projects’ team, sponsored by the ECML/Council of Europe.

Contact Email: LanguageForWork@ul.ie

Language for Work: Supporting Work-Related Second Language (L2) Learning organised by
Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia https://www.ukf.sk/en/

National Institute for Education in Slovakia https://www.statpedu.sk/en/

Last update: 28.09.2021 09:00

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