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ELE Enhancement Seminar 2016

English Language Education (ELE) Enhancement Seminar November 2016


The inaugural QQI English Language Education Conference has been designed to focus on fostering and supporting improvement and enhancement of quality ELE practice, exploring the role of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) as a core component in striving to achieve this, and to stimulate interaction and sharing of ideas and practices across this diverse and dynamic sector nationally.

The programme is available to view here.

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​Presentations

Video Links

​Conference Official Opening - Bryan Maguire, QQI

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​Plenary 1 Learning: Creativity and Language Learning - Professor Samuel Lefever, University of Iceland

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​Creating synergies from the parallels between English Language Education and Higher Education - Dr Terry Maguire, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

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​Plenary 2 Learning: Excellence in teaching: a possible way forward? - Proefessor Steve Walsh, University of Newcastle

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​Plenary 3 Assessment: the CEFR and its impact on language testing and assessment in the 21st century - Dr Neus Fiueras, University of Barcelona; Pompeu Fabra; Deparmtent d Educacio - Catalunya

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