Odisee University of Applied Sciences, in collaboration with the Flemish Interuniversity Council, UWC, CPUT, Ghent University and HOWEST cordially invites you to attend a symposium entitled

Training the teachers of tomorrow: a language across the curriculum approach to meeting the language and literacy needs of a diverse student population

in Odisee campus Aalst, Kwalestraat 154, 9320 Aalst
on Wednesday 18th of May 2022 from 1 pm until 5 pm


  • 12.30h
    Coffee and refreshments in the Wintertuin     
  • 13.00h-13.05h
    Welcome by the Odisee Director of the Faculty of Education in 1O04 - Gert Naessens 
  • 13.05h-13.35h
    Session 1. An introduction and overview of the project - Hanlie Dippenaar and  Johan Anker
  • 13.35h-14.05h
    Session 2. The Opportunities and Constraints of Multilingual Teaching: A Reflection Across Continents - Nell Foster, Maxime Van Raemdonck and Rinelle Evans
  • 14.05h-14.35h
    Session 3. The use of multilingual glossaries in teacher training - Linda Manashe, Dorothy Esau and Joanne Arendse
  • 14.35h-14.55h
    Coffee break in the Wintertuin              
  • 14.55h-15.25h
    Session 4. Literacy development in the multilingual context of South Africa - Stuart Strauss
  • 15.25h-15.55h
    Session 5. Virtual reality in education: hype or more? - Carl Boel
  • 15.55h-16.20h
    Session 6. Back to the basics: a Language MOOC design model for novice students in higher education - Ann Van Kerckhove and An De Moor
  • 16.20h-16.40h
    Session 7. Consequences of The National Reading Strategy in Flanders on future teachers - An De Moor
  • 16.40h
    Session 8. A reflection on the project - Candice Livingstone
  • 17.00h 
    Drinks in the Wintertuin

Please register before May 15th by clicking on https://bit.ly/3kCa2aw

See also VLIR-UOS TEAM Symposium | Odisee