Facilitating transition (2 Dec 05)

Date: 2 December, 2005
Location: CILT, London
Event type: Workshop

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Call for papers

Papers are invited on the following themes from colleagues teaching languages to year 1 students in HE:

  • Integrating year 1 students into HE
  • Reflecting on the experiences of year 1 students

Papers should be approximately 20 minutes in length and should invite discussion on these issues. Abstracts of approximately 200 words should be submitted to llas@soton.ac.uk

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday November 18.


This workshop focuses on facilitating transition into languages in HE by examining the student experience of both A-level and year 1 undergraduate studies.

The programme for the day will include presentations on the following themes:

  • Changing provision of national qualifications pre-university. How could university involvement improve the experience of secondary and sixth form students?
  • Asset Languages: Can Asset languages help students to bridge the gap into HE?
  • Reading and independent learning: What’s happening with A-level and year 1 undergraduate students?
  • Integrating year 1 students into HE: expectations, reality and reflections on the experiences of year 1 students.

A full programme will be published shortly on this webpage.