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22TRA397 Meeting the Diverse Literacy Needs Of Beginning EAL Learners

22TRA397 Meeting the Diverse Literacy Needs Of Beginning EAL Learners



Date:      Wednesday 18th May 2022
Time:      4.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Venue:   Online Via Zoom 

This event is run in collaboration with West Cork, Cork , LImerick and Tralee Education Support Centres 

'Meeting the diverse literacy needs of beginning EAL learners' focusing on: 

Exploring common literacy challenges for EAL learners 

Examining both explicit and implicit literacy teaching approaches for EAL learners 

Participants receiving a pamphlet of online resources, websites, applications 

Introducing the TEAL Project, Limerick  

Note: This may be a repeat session for some participants.

Bio Of Presenter:  

Fiodhna Gardiner-Hyland is a lecturer in language and literacy education at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland. With a PhD in Teacher Education Pedagogy for ESL Literacy Teaching, Fíodhna received the inaugural Sheikh Nahayan doctoral fellowship award in association with The International Research Foundation (TIRF), California, U.S.A. As a former chair of TESOL Arabia young learner's SIG across the Middle East, Fíodhna has worked internationally and in Ireland, with experience of teaching through Irish as a second language, co-ordinating language and literacy in international schools and lecturing and consulting with international bodies such as the World Learning Organization; Oxford University Press and British Council. Recently she contributed to writing the online interactive English Programme 'Starlight' with Folens Publishers and currently co-ordinates the TEAL Project, Limerick, a philanthropic-funded Mary Immaculate College EAL Project in collaboration with the ‘Oscailt’ schools network in Limerick city. For further details of Fíodhna’s publications see: 

Course Properties

Course date 18-05-2022 4:00 pm
Course End Date 18-05-2022 5:00 pm
Capacity 500
Cut off date 18-05-2022 4:15 pm
Individual Price FREE
Speaker Fiodhna Gardinar Hyland
Number Hours 1 Hour
Location Online

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