Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic

National Institute of Education in Bratislava

National Institute for Certified Educational Measurements  in Bratislava

National Institute of Distance Education of the Czech Republic

European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz, Austria

Department of Pedagogy of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra

Department of Language Pedagogy and Intercultural Studies of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra

Institute of British and American Studies of University of Prešov

Department of English and American Studies Univerzity of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava

Department of English Language and Literature Catholic University in Ružomberok

Department of English Language and Literature Trnava University

SlovakEdu, n.o.

 

SlovakEdu, občianske združenie

 

would like to invite you to the 2nd international conference

for school managers and language teachers

LLCE2016: Current Challenges in Language Education: What´s Next?

to be held in hotel Academia in Tatranská Lomnica on 28 – 29 April 2016

Conference website:

 http://www.jolace.com/conferences/conferences-2016/sucasne-vyzvy-2016/

 

The conference is intended for nursery, primary, secondary, tertiary and language school directors and teachers, school managers, experts, academicians, course book authors and publishers as well as other experts related to language education. Its goal is to form a platform for exchanging opinions, experience and good practical examples, including critical approaches to current developments in language education in Slovakia and abroad. During the conference, the participants will learn about the latest trends in course book and teaching materials development for language education.

Main conference topics:

  •  teaching mother/second/foreign languages
  •  innovations in teaching mather, second, and foreign languages at all levels and types of schools
  •  bilingual education and plurilinguism development
  •  CLIL, vocational language teaching and language education for future jobs

Plenary speakers:

Jazykové vzdelávanie v kontexte kontinuálneho vzdelávania  učiteľov  v SR

prof. PhDr.Gabriela Petrová, CSc.

(Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia)




Evropské středisko pro moderní jazyky -

Konkrétní nástroje i zdroj inspirace pro učitele (nejen) cizích jazyků

PhDr. Irena Mašková

(Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy ČR)

 

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Aktuálne otázky spojené s vyučovaním cudzích jazykov

u žiakov so špeciálnymi edukačnými potrebami v inkluzívnych triedach

prof. PaedDr. Silvia Pokrivčáková, PhD.

(Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia)

 

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Mobilní technologie pro výuku cizích jazyků

doc. PhDr. Ivana Šimonová, Ph. D.

(University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)

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Pluriliteracies – mapping deep learning progressions for CLIL/immersion programs

Oliver Meyer

(JGU Mainz, omeyer@uni-mainz.de)


Working languages of the conference:

Primarily: Slovak and Czech

Additional: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish

Presentation forms

  • plenary (35-minute presentation in plenary + 10-minute discussion)
  • regular paper (15-minute presentation in a section + 5-minute discussion)
  • workshop (practical examples of methodological procedures with active audience participation,  25-minute workshop + 5-minute discussion)
  • poster (posters in the format of max. A1, i.e. 594mm x 840mm, or single sections which do not go beyond the given size).
  • virtual paper (virtual contributions will be held in a special virtual section on the conference website, either in the format of ppt presentations, texts or video-recordings. Conference participants will be able to reach the authors and discuss their contributions via electronic communication).

Textbooks and teaching aids exhibitions & raffle

are organised and supported by the following subjects (in the alphabet order):

  • AITEC, s.r.o. Bratislava; 
  • CK Školní zájezdy, s.r.o. Brno; 
  • Edukácia & Internet, Partizánske;
  • European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz (v spolupráci s ŠPÚ Bratislava);
  • Foreign Language Publications
  • Goethe Institut, Bratislava;
  • Macmillan Education, Prešov
  • Megabooks SK Bratislava;
  • Nadácia Volkswagen Slovakia;
  • Orbis Pictus Istropolitana, s. r. o. Bratislava;
  • Oxford University Press Bratislava;
  • Polyglot, s.r.o., Praha
  • Slovak Ventures, s.r.o. Praha.

 

Important dates and terms:

Conference publications

A. CD Book of Abstracts

All abstracts of accepted and presented conference papers/posters/videopresentations will be published in the reviewed CD Book of Abstracts with ISBN

B. Journal

All conference papers submitted by the authors with completed registration will be reviewed by the International Editorial Board members (a double-blind peer review procedure). The approved and accepted conference papers will be published in the special multilingual issue of the International Journal on Language, Literature and Culture in Education (ISSN 2453-7101) in June 2016. The participant registration, payment of the conference fee and the approving review are the only preconditions for articles publication.  

Registration fees:

  1. basic registration: 7 EUR (before 15th February 2016, included) / 10 EUR (after 15th February 2016)

includes: conference package, entry to all conference sessions, printed programme, certificates of attendance, and 2x coffee break refreshments.

B. extended registration: 25 EUR (before 15th February 2016, included) / 35 EUR (15th February 2016)

includes: conference package, entry to all conference sessions, printed programme, certificates of attendance, lunch 29 April 2016, and 2x coffee break refreshments.

C. registration of paper/workshop/poster authors: 80 EUR (before 15th February 2016, included) / 90 EUR (after 15th February 2016), PhD students 40 EUR

includes: entry to all conference sessions, printed programme, certificate of attendance, certificate of author, lunch 29 April 2016, 2x coffee break refreshments, abstract and paper reviewing, 1 free copy of CD Book of Abstracts, after reviewers´ approval the fee includes also publishing the paper in the special multilingual issue of the International Journal on Language, Literature and Culture in Education (ISSN 2453-7101) in June 2016.

 

  1. registration of virtual paper authors: 70 EUR, PhD students 40 EUR.

includes: printed programme, certificate of attendance, certificate of author, abstract and paper reviewing, 1 free copy of CD Book of Abstracts, after reviewers´ approval the fee includes also publishing the paper in the special multilingual issue of the International Journal on Language, Literature and Culture in Education (ISSN 2453-7101) in June 2016.

D. registration of exhibitors: 100 EUR (includes: exhibition space, the time and space for workshop, distribution of promoting materials in conference packages, promotion in printed programme of the conference (max. A4) and all the conference publications and the conference website (max. A5), 1 free copy of CD Book of Abstracts.

 

Contact persons:

Ing. Beata Menzlová (National Institute for Education in Bratislava): beata.menzlova@statpedu.sk

PaedDr. Michal Hudec (SlovakEdu, o.z.): slovakedu@gmail.com