Seminar: The Integrated Curriculum: Teaching for Transfer in Bilingual Learning

Monday, 14 November 2016

Prof Jim Cummins
Prof Jim Cummins

Save the Date!  School of Education, NUI Galway Seminar Invitation

'The Integrated Curriculum: Teaching for Transfer in Bilingual Learning'

Speaker:  Emeritus Professor Jim Cummins, Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, Canada

Speaker Biography: Dr. James Cummins is a noted world leader in second language learning and literacy development research. He holds a Canada Research Chair and has been a recipient of the International Reading Association's Albert J. Harris award.  He also received an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Dr. Cummins has co-authored several books on literacies in education, and has seen his work translated into Japanese and Spanish.  His work has had a significant influence on policy, curriculum development and practice in the area of bilingual education both nationally and internationally including the recently launched Primary Language Curriculum /Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile.

Date: Monday, 5th December 2016
Time: 5 pm
Venue: School of Education, Education Building, Nuns Island, NUI Galway

RSVP: by 1 December 2016 to caroline.casey@nuigalway.ie ; 091 49 5985 / 2195

Keywords: Education.

Author: Jim Lenaghan, NUI Galway
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