"New Approaches to Preparing the Young Learner Teacher”
Friday, 10 October 2014

9:00-10:00 Registration/coffee

10:00-10:15 Welcome and opening remarks by the Dean of Faculty of Education, University of Warsaw

10:15-11:00 Challenges of teacher education in Poland, dr hab. Małgorzata Żytko, Professor at University of Warsaw

11:00-11: 35 CLIL teaching in Poland and Finland-reflections from the study visit, dr Agnieszka Otwinowska-Kasztelanic, University of Warsaw

11:35-12:15 Coffee break

12:15-13:00 From young learner research to teacher training, dr Magdalena Szpotowicz, University of Warsaw

13:00-13:30 Presentation of the project: Bilingual education. MA in teaching English to young learners as a second and foreign language: Promoting university and school partnership in educating language teachers, dr Katarzyna Brzosko-Barratt, University of Warsaw

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:10 New technologies in educating young learner teachers, Izabela Jaros, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce

15:15-15:30 My teaching portfolio: the student teacher reflections, Natalia Kazik, Pennsylvania State University

15:30-16:00 Parents’ involvement in language teaching, Professor Karmen Pižorn, University of Ljubljana

16:00-16:30 Closing remarks and expert panel discussion