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Language Policy

The University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus cordially invites you to attend the forthcoming colloquium on

‘Language Policy’

Wednesday 13 March 2013
Time: 17:00-20:15
UCLan Cyprus campus (Pyla, Larnaca)

Language issues in language policy in Cyprus as well as language policy in Cypriot-Greek education will be discussed during the colloquium.

17.00 – 17.30 Registration, Cocktail reception
17.30 – 18.15 “Language issues pertaining to language policy in Cyprus” Dr Andreas Papapavlou, Professor (Dean of the School of Humanities, University of Cyprus)
18.15 – 18.45 “Language policy in Cyprus: tensions between the national and the pedagogical dimension” Dr Elena Ioannidou, Lecturer (University of Cyprus)
18.45 – 19.00 Coffee break
19.00 – 19.30 “Towards a pedagogy of variation: the new Language Curriculum of Cyprus” Dr Stavroulla Tsiplakou, Associate Professor (Open University of Cyprus)
19.30 – 20.00 “Plurilingualism: a challenge for literacy teaching” Dr Georgios Tsiakalos, Professor (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Chairman of the Committee for the formation of new school curricula in Cyprus
20.00 – 20.15 Open Discussion, Closing
Please register your participation with email to Maria Georgiou at
[email protected]
Tel: 24812121
UCLan Cyprus, 12-14 University Avenue, 7080 Pyla