2014 First International Conference on Deep Languages Education Policy & Practices

Country: Australia

City: Brisbane

Abstr. due: 07.09.2014

Dates: 11.10.14 — 12.10.14

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Pedagogy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: Shirley.ONeill@usq.edu.au

Organizers: University of Southern Queensland


Stimulating languages learning - global perspectives and local practice.

Join like minded individuals with an interest in improving languages education, teaching, researching, making connections and fostering the internationalisation of education.

World renowned keynote speakers will identify and respond to the major challenges, issues and benefits involved in languages learning today, providing leadership to stimulate policy and pedagogical change.

Keynote Speakers

    Professor François Victor Tochon
    Professor Terry Lamb
    Associate Professor Shirley O'Neill
    Professor Andy Kirkpatrick
    Dr Aniko Hatoss

    Professor Tracey Bunda

Conference Themes
  • Languages education
  • Policy and planning
  • Innovations in languages education pedagogies
  • Multimedia and multimodal texts
  • Digital communication technologies in language learning
  • Languages in multilingual, culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Second language acquisition
  • Language maintenance and shift
  • Supporting bilingual families
  • World Englishes
  • Curriculum, Languages and internationalisation of education
  • Service learning and cultural exchange in language learning


Conference Web-Site: http://www.usq.edu.au/bela/outreach-and-engagement/deep-languages-conference