On 13 June 2014, the first colloquium on Innovation in Modern Languages Education event was hosted by the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies at the University of Bath.
The Colloquium was the first language event under the aegis of the GW4. Co-organised and hosted by Dr Irene Macias, the conference was attended by more than 70 staff and students from the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The event was funded by the Faculty Teaching Development Fund and the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter. The day was framed by two keynotes from leading scholars. During the event, there were also presentations from students and teachers and round tables on the topics of employability, innovative assessment and student engagement.
Scroll down for pictures and speakers' powerpoints from the event.
Click below to view the full programme of the event:
1st LanGW4 Colloquium - Programme
What people said about the colloquium:
Powerpoint of the talk by Dr Trevor Grimshaw
Powerpoint of the talk by María Fernández-Toro
GW4 was set up in 2013 to enable the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter to work together in order to translate research into real-world applications and to stimulate growth.