As part of the Erasmus+ project KINDINMI (Kindergarten as a Factor of Inclusion for Migrant Children and their Families), with the Swedish University of Uppsala as leading partner, Pädagogische Hochschule Wien (University College of Teacher Education Vienna) managed to exchange experiences and intensify efforts to achieve mother tongue speaking classes in Sweden and Austria. Published in Volume 28(1) “Wayfinding Conversations: rethinking education to disrupt marginality” of the journal “Education in the North” Rainer Hawlik published his paper with the title: “How do teachers of mother tongue tuition in Austria perceive their role? Migration specific perspectives on teachers of migration languages within the Austrian public sector education system”
At the “Journée franco-suédoise de la recherche” on 21st of October 2020 Véronique Simon presented in Stockholm her keynote “Pour le meilleur et pour le pire: ethics and limitations in research within the field of educational sciences”
Rainer Hawlik reports on the development of the KINDINMI curriculum in his current essay “Mehrsprachigkeit am Übergang von der Elementarstufe zur Primarstufe: zur Entwicklung von Curricula für Hochschullehrgänge (HAMEP und KINDINMI)” which was published in Hawlik, R., Petz, R., Swoboda, W. (eds.) (2020). Migration Mehrsprachigkeit Menschenrechtsbildung. Festschrift für Elisabeth Furch. Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Hohengehren Verlag, pp. 75-84.
KINDINMI conference keynote speaker Tore Otterup wrote in the same festschrift for Elisabeth Furch an essay in Swedish: “Internationellt samarbete för att främja flerspråkiga och mångkulturella elevers skolgång” (pp. 25-32) which concerns matters of the KINDINMI project.
The mass closure of universities in the EU had begun on 12th of March 2020, as governments hope lockdown and bans on public gatherings will slow down the spread of COVID-19. Due to COVID-19 all KINDINMI partners were forced to work from home. In the last weeks of the project we were busy writing the final report for KINDINMI.
Véronique Simon will present KINDINMI at “Tolerance(s) – concepts, language, history and practices”, which takes place on 12 October 2020. Further Key Note Speakers of the international Colloquium in Stockholm are Jenny White, Christer Mattsson, Denis Crouzet and Emmanuel Fraisse. Lilian Thuram, Honorary Doctor at Stockholm University, will speak at a public seminar.
Rainer Hawlik was invited to present his KINDINMI text “How do teachers of mother tongue instruction carry out their roles? Migration specific perspectives on teachers of migration languages within the Austrian public sector education system.” (English Translation: Dorothea Scherer, University of Aberdeen) at BIMM conference which took place on 11th of May 2020 virtually in ZOOM. 18 Austrian University College Teachers attended the lecture.
Rainer Hawlik took the chance to present “Multilingual Pre-school Education as an opportunity” (7,5 ECTS) on 26.02.2020 at University College Teacher Education Vienna (PH Wien) during TNM of ERASMUS+project TRANSCA. In the audience were 11 University professors from Denmark, Austria, Greece and Croatia, who gave their feedback on the final version of the curriculum. KINDINMI Curriculum presentation in Vienna (Austria) weiterlesen
Véronique Simon participated in Erasmus+ ”Thematic seminar for ongoing projects” in Bergen 21-22 november 2019. The seminar was coordinated by Diku – Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education – NO01
During the stay at the UCJC in Madrid, Alena Vavrdová participated in the international conference “Exchange of Teacher Training and Implementation of Active Methodologies and Best Practices in Different Educational Systems”, held on November 27, 2019 at the Camilo José Cela University in Madrid.
On day two of the KINDINMI conference Put yourself in someone else’s shoes, Sarah Campbell (Team Sweden) led a guided walk of Uppsala with the title “From taxonomy to translanguaging – a glimpse into language and inclusion in Uppsala”