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Sunday 04 October 2020 01:00 PM
TO Sunday 04 October 2020
icon_workshops Language Acquisition
icon_podium_workshops New Teachers

Language Acquistion and Cultural Engagement Sessions 3 - LACEs

LACES is an initiative for all new PUE educators, to build their capacity in effective, culturally responsive learning and teaching for all language learners, within Qatar Foundation Schools.

Supporting the acquisition of languages is a high priority in all our QF schools. A framework of professional learning is necessary to support all teachers in addressing this need. Part of this framework includes inducting newly arrived teachers into the specific cultural and language landscape of our schools.
This is an 8 hour face to face program that
occurs across the school year, with between session application of your learning. The goal of these sessions is
to support the improvement of social and academic language proficiencies of students in QF Schools, as well as provide
ideas for culturally responsive pedagogies. Through participation in LACES, you will:
● Appreciate the implications our cultural perspectives have on our teaching and learning.
● Increase knowledge of effective language acquisition strategies
● Develop a shared mind-set that all learners can acquire language through intentional teaching and learning.