Building on Language Diversity with Young Children

ab 19,90 

Andy Hancock, Susanne Hermeling, John Landon, Andrea Young (Eds.)

Teacher Education for the Support of Second Language Acquisition

ISBN 978-3-8258-9786-9
Band-Nr. 55
Jahr 2006
Seiten 288
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Erziehungswissenschaft

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Across Europe there is increasing concern that children from migrant families frequently
under-perform in state school systems. The situation makes high demands on nursery and
primary teachers whose initial and continuing professional development requires appropriate
re-evaluation. The Socrates-Comenius project TESSLA ( with experts in
Estonia, France, Germany, Sweden, Turkey and the UK presents courses that comprise the
relevant subject areas: bilingual language acquisition, intercultural and language awareness,
language assessment, literacy development and parental involvement. Teacher educators are
also provided with a discussion of appropriate methodologies, including problem-based and
online learning.

Some of the course materials of the curricula published here will be made
available on CD-ROMs in the respective national language. Please contact the authors of the