2023 - NW 31 Joint Special Call with NW 07 and NW 20

Multiliteracies in Intercultural and Multilingual Education: Bridging Identities, Practices and Learning Environments

2022 - Summer School

The network 31 members collaborated with Next Generation Literacies Network on organizing a virtual summer school, «Multiliteracies development in multilingual contexts and across the educational biography,» that was held at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

2019 - Special Call

NW 31 offered the joint special call with NW 20 at ECER 2019: Reflections on cultural and linguistic diversity in educational research

2018-2019 - Project

"Determining Research Priorities in Language Education across Europe"
Convenors and active network participants in six European countries will conduct a Delphi survey as a means to investigate pressing research needs in the areas of language education.

2018 - Change in Link Convenor

After ECER 2018 in Bolzano, Irina Usanova (Hamburg State University, Germany) took over as new Link Convenor from Joana Duarte (Netherlands).

2013 - First Link Convenor

Joana Duarte (Netherlands) served the network as Link Convenor from the beginning in 2013 until ECER 2018 in Bolzano.

2013 - Network Founded

Network 31 had its official start with an inaugural symposium at ECER 2013 in Istanbul on “Multilingualism in the Mainstream Classroom as a Means to Enhancing Creativity and Innovation in Education – Examples from Video Studies“ . The thematic areas of the network as well as the convenors were briefly presented before the speakers started. The symposium had then four speakers:

  1. Exploiting multilingual repertoires as a resource for learning – Piet Van Avermaet
  2. Multilingualism in subject-matter classes – a case I favour of multilingualism in mainstream
    classrooms – Joana Duarte
  3. Multilingual school population: a lever for linguistically innovative classroom? – Anouk Van
    der Wildt, Piet Van Avermaet and Mieke Van Houtte
  4. Study without boarders: multilingualism as a resource for teaching and learning in higher
    education – Fancine Uwera and Adelheid Hu

The discussion of the symposium was conducted by Ingrid Gogolin and included a broader approach to the upcoming activities of the network.

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Interview with Link Convenor 2019