BAQONDE Showcase of Best Practices (ii)

May 15, 2023

8 June 2023
5:00pm – 5:45pm South Africa (UTC+2)
4:00pm – 4:45pm (UTC+1)

The upcoming BAQONDE Showcase is a collection of short presentations by language practitioners from across South Africa. This online event will disseminate some examples of best practice in fostering the use of African languages in Higher Education. The event will be held online via Zoom, hosted by Prof. Lorna Carson (Trinity College Dublin)


Speakers include:

Ayanda Nzo
Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, North-West University

Marilize Deventer
Academic Medical Interpreter, Language Directorate, North- West University

Hosted by:
Prof. Lorna Carson
Trinity College Dublin, Irelandnthea Adams
Lecturer, Rhodes University

Topics addressed will include translanguaging in a bilingual environment, embedding multilingualism in the curriculum through case study booklets, language events and campaigns, and training multilingual health practitioners in South Africa. There will be an opportunity for Q&A/discussion as part of the online showcase.

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