All the World is Our Stage: Webinar series

Garcia Villanueva, E. (2020) All the World is Our Stage: Webinar series. [Website]

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This OWRI-funded project celebrates linguistic diversity and reflects on the multilingual, multicultural and superdiverse society represented in Glasgow today. This multilingual performance supports the teaching and learning journey of primary schooling in non-affluent areas of the city. Acknowledging that embedding every community language in the curriculum is not feasible, we specifically focus on creating contexts where the languages spoken at home enjoy the same status as those taught at school. Translanguaging is both design and interaction and as such, pupils work together to choose traditional songs and rhymes and script a multilingual play, which they subsequently perform in a local theatre to main language stakeholders in Scotland, families, MPs, policy makers and also other schools so it can be subsequently emulated. Signposting the pilgrimage towards a lifelong love of languages, childrens’ voices are heard and empowered with the autonomy to design and bring their own project to life.

Item Type:Website
Additional Information:Funded by Creative Multilingualism as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Open World Research Initiative (OWRI).
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Garcia Villanueva, Ms Eneida
Authors: Garcia Villanueva, E.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures

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303861The wonders of the moon in narrative, metaphor and reason: A multilinguistic perspectiveSally ZachariasArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/N004701/1ED - Education