Education of the future: the impact of international dialogue
On 18 November, we will look back on these inspiring and enriching years. We will look back at what we have learned and what we can take with us into the future. Because, of course, eNSPIRED is not ending. The goals of SDG4 have not yet been achieved, so in the coming years, we will continue to focus on an international dialogue on inclusive and quality education. During this event, we will reveal what the programme will look like in the future.
Webinar 'Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)'
On 21 October, you can participate in a webinar on professional learning communities (PLCs) where the results of an international literature study will be presented together with practical stories.
Multilingualism: a story of many people
Multilingualism in education. A story of many people. A topic that creates new challenges and new insights in all corners of the world. In November 2020, experts from Vietnam, South Africa and Belgium met virtually to exchange knowledge, experiences and inspiration.
Digital Learning week 2020 'Multilingualism, an asset in education'
Due to the coronavirus our learning week in March 2020 was cancelled. Therefore, we organise a fully digital learning week in November. The theme - multilingualism - and our international guests from South-Africa & Vietnam remain the same. More information will follow soon on this page.
'Multilingualism is not a threat'
From 17 to 21 February it was Language Diversity Week at the Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent. Multilingualism is eNSPIRED’s annual theme. That is why we were present on Wednesday 19 February at the Artevelde University of Applied Sciences with a whole delegation of international colleagues. We organised an inspiring language carousel about how other countries deal with multilingualism.
“If SDG4 is about inclusion, it needs a multilingual approach”
Kathleen Heugh is an international expert in bilingual and multilingual education with the University of South Australia. Ms Heugh was the keynote speaker at our international guest lecture on multilingualism and we listened intently. Here are just a few of the take-aways about current pressing linguistic issues in education.
Learning across borders for multilingualism
On November 13, 2019, teachers, teacher trainers and students joined our international guest lecture in Ghent. They learned about the positive effects of multilingualism in education and about how to integrate mother tongues in their classrooms. Below you can read a short recap, find all the presentations and watch the entire guest lecture.
International guest lecture: learning across borders for multilingualism
Read more about the international guest lecture on 13 November and register.
eNSPIRED on the European map
eNSPIRED has steadily made a name for itself in the Belgian education system. With the organisation of guest lectures and learning weeks, the programme puts important equity issues on the education agenda. We introduce Belgian teacher trainers to good equity practices from different corners of the world, and stimulate them to integrate these inspirational customs in the curriculum of teacher training institutions. An ambitious goal that caught the eye of the organisers of the GENE award.
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