Issues of Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Modern Education System
International Conference «Issues of Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Modern Education System» April 17 - 19, 2008 Narva
In 2006 - 2008 Narva College of the University of Tartu is implementing a European Social Fund project “Improving the Quality of Multicultural Component in Teacher Training”. The project aims at developing professionalism in the field of multicultural and multilingual education and improving the quality of professional activity of teachers in Estonia.
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the international conference on issues of multiculturalism, interculturality and multilingualism, which will take place on April 17 - 19, 2008 in Narva College of the University of Tartu.
The following issues will be discussed:
- education as an aspect of intercultural dialogue;
- methods and techniques of multicultural education;
- the role of education in preserving and developing identity in multicultural society;
- aspects of conducting a lesson in two languages;
- developing multiculturalism and tolerance among the participants of educational process;
- aims and values of teachers in multicultural society, etc.
In order to participate in the conference, please fill in the participation form attached and send it to irena.tsopp [ät] ut.ee by February 15, 2008.
The detailed program of the conference will be sent to registered participants.
The working languages of the conference are Estonian, Russian and English.
We are planning to publish abstracts of presentations before the conference commences and therefore we ask you to send an electronic copy of the abstract of your presentation by March 1, 2008 (file name: article_Author’s surname). In order to publish your article in conference proceedings, please send an electronic copy of the article by March 30, 2008 (file name: article_Author’s surname). Abstracts and articles edited according to the guidelines outlined below should be sent to Irena Tsopp (irena.tsopp [ät] ut.ee).
The editors of conference proceedings reserve the right to edit the articles.
Anna Dzalalova, MSc
anna.dzalalova [ät] ut.ee
Ekaterina Protassova, DrSc
ekaterina.protassova [ät] helsinki.fi