Working with Bilingual Children: a workshop for educational psychologists


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Online training event by Fraser Lauchlan, hosted by Cardiff University

Delivered online via the Zoom platform

Thursday 15th July 2021 (9.30am-4.00pm)


To look at some of the theory and concepts in bilingualism, consider some of the advantages and disadvantages of being raised bilingual according to the literature, explore implications for educational psychologists, including working with bilingual children who have additional support needs, and consider practical issues through the use of case studies.




Delivered online via Zoom platform
*Discounts for TEPs and group bookings of 3 or more

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Programme For The Day - Thursday 15th July 2021 (9.30am-4.00pm)

9.00-9.30   Log in

9.30-10.00   Introduction and small group discussion/activity: What experience do I have of bilingualism? Do I consider myself to be bilingual? How does it impact on my practice?

10.00-11.00   Brief look at background theory and concepts in bilingualism

11.00-11.15   Tea/Coffee

11.15-12.00  Advantages and disadvantages of being raised bilingual.

12.00-12.30   Presentation of recent research by FL that has explored cognitive benefits of bilingualism

12.30-1.30   Lunch

1.30-2.15   Implications for educational psychologists: issues to consider

2.15-2.45   Case study 1: Alun. Small group discussion/activity.

2.45-3.00   Tea/Coffee

3.00-3.45   Case study 2: Leticia. Small group discussion/activity.

3.45-4.00   Discussion: What can I take from the training into my everyday practice?

Delivered online using Zoom

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