Some of our upcoming and recent events:

Professional Development

Aga Khan Academy Academies (From August 2015, and on-going)

  • School consultations and observations on the implementation of dual-language programmes in AKA Academies in Kenya, Mozambique and India. Programme audits, professional development, documentation.

Haut-Lac International Bilingual School (from July 2017, and on-going)

  • Providing consultation services on bilingual education and language policy planning
  • Whole-school “Every teacher is a language teacher” professional development programme

European International School Ho Chi Minh City (March 2017)

  • Whole-school “Every teacher is a language teacher” professional development programme

Dutch International Primary Schools EAL DIPS Day (June 2, 2016)

  • Tackling the trouble spots: A Q&A about bilingualism and language learners in DIPS schools

International School Hilversum (March 2016)

  • Whole-school sessions (Bilingualism in Education, EAL in the Classroom, Translanguaging)

De Blijberg International Schools Rotterdam (March 29, 2016)

  • International School session (Translanguaging)
  • Bilingual School sessions (Languages in the Classroom and School Language Policy Planning)

LanguageOne Middle East Region (March 18-20, 2016)

  • Mother Tongue teacher conference (The Role of Mother Tongue in Education, Translanguaging)


Alliance for International Education Conference: Internationalising Schools (Amsterdam, Oct. 6-8, 2017)

Strand Session: Languages in the Classroom: The final frontier

International Symposium on Bilingualism (Limerick, June 11-14, 2017)

Paper Presentation: Translanguaging Teaching: Reintegrating multilingual practice into natural contexts

Languages in Africa Special Interest Group Conference (Reading, May 11, 2017)

Translanguaging Teaching in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities

ECIS EAL/Mother Tongue Conference (Copenhagen, Mar. 2-5, 2017)

Break out session: Mother Tongue at the Center: Using Structured Translanguaging in the International Schools

CIS Symposium on Intercultural Learning (Amsterdam, March 9-10, 2017)

Session: Translanguaging in International Schools: Bringing Language Diversity into the Classroom

CIS Symposium on Intercultural Learning (Singapore, March 23-24, 2017)

Session: Mother Tongue in International Schools: Not Just a Side-Order, a Main Dish!

DRONGO Festival of Multilingualism (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016)

Lecture: Bilingual Education: Are we getting it right? 

Children with Special Needs Day Conference (September 2015 & September 2016)

  • “SEN or EAL? Untangling the web” & “Dynamic Multilingualism in International Schools: Supporting the whole child”

Bangor International Conference on Bilingualism in Education (June 10-12, 2016)

Paper: Translanguaging Teaching: Comparing traditional (bilingual) and super-diverse contexts

Round table: Teaching with and for diversity: What teachers need to know about language and how researchers can (and should!) support them. With Urszula Clark, Esther Daborn, Sally Zacharias and Lise Fontaine)

Alliance for International Education Conference, Bangkok,  (Feb. 26-28, 2016)

Strand session: Mother Tongue in International Schools – A new road map?

IB AEM Regional Conference, The Hague (Oct. 31, 2015)

Break-out session: Mother Tongue in IB Schools

British Association of Applied Linguistics annual conference, University of Warwick (September 3-6, 2014)

Paper: Beyond EAL: Supporting Language Learners in British Schools

BAAL Language Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Leeds (July 2-4, 2014)

Paper: Second Language Teaching at the Centre: Promoting language-learning across the curriculum

Parents as Language Partners Seminars:

Jacaranda Tree Montessori (Amsterdam): May 18, 2017 (open to public)

Link for registration: Raising Bilingual Children: Jacaranda Tree

Raha International School Abu Dhabi: Jan. 27, 2016

GEMS American Academy Dubai, Jan, 26, 2016

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa: Feb. 12, 2016

British School of Amsterdam: Sept. 11, 2015, Sept. 20, 2016

ESPRIT International School: Sept. 15, 2015

International School The Hague: Sept. 23, 2015

British School of The Hague: Sept. 24, 2015

De Eglantier, Delft: Oct. 6 2015

Casa Montessori Delft: Oct. 12, 2015

de Visserschool Amsterdam: Oct. 14, 2015

Blijberg International School Rotterdam: Nov. 26, 2015, Sept. 27, 2016