Bridging Gaps: Part 2


Saturday 2 November 9.00 – 12.00

Milpera SHS, Chelmer


  • Plenary PresentationTranslanguaging: Making use of our diverse learners’ multilingual skills.
    How do I make good use of my learners’ multilingual skills? In this presentation, Jennifer will present an overview of some of the key concepts underpinning translanguaging. Following on from Jennifer’s presentation, Jacqi Bottger  will give examples of practice in her highly diverse EAL/D high school classroom. Presenters: Dr Jennifer Alford and Jacqi Bottger
  • Breakout Sessions
    Choose one:

    – Using the bandscales: Primary school focus – Diana Brittain & Machelle Shepherd
    Workplace language challenges identified by learners post-AMEP/SEE– Jenny Moore
    Enhancement strategies for Senior EAL students  – Gae Nastasi
    Translanguaging in practice – continued roundtable discussion with Jacqi Bottger



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  • November 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm