An Introduction to Teaching Learners from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds in FET Contexts (Online, September 2022)

This online interactive session will explore a range of barriers and enablers to participation in FET for learners from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and will provide an overview of key concepts related to learning through a second language which are relevant to the FET practitioner.

This session will:

  • Explore barriers and enablers to participation
  • Provide an overview of culturally relevant/sustaining pedagogies and explore their application in the FET context
  • Provide an overview of cognitive academic linguistic proficiency (CALP) and its significance for teaching and learning across FET
  • Explore practical approaches to the development of learners’ cognitive academic linguistic proficiency in FET
  • Provide participants with opportunities to share practice

The target audience for this event is: FET Practitioners including teachers, tutors, trainers and instructors. This session may also be of interest to centre managers, programme co-ordinators and curriculum/programme designers.

Facilitation: Lorraine Downey, FET Development Officer, CDETB.

Please note: Pre-booking is essential. Please do not book onto this session unless you are sure that you will attend / have approval to attend (if required). If an emergency arises, please inform us ASAP (cpdcancellations@fess.ie) as we operate a waiting list system and if time allows, we can offer your booked place to another person.

Event Properties

Event Date 21-09-2022 10:00
Event End Date 21-09-2022 12:00
Capacity 50
Registered 32
Available place 18
Cut off date 20-09-2022 9:00
Individual Price Free
Location Online (Link to event will be e-mailed)