December 23, 2021
Several people with ties to the UW–Madison School of Education had been presenters at an International Network of Education Institutes (INEI) digital webinar, “Language and Literacy Education: Cross-National Experiences,” that happened on Dec. 10.
The webinar, hosted by the School of Education at the University of São Paulo in Brazil, invited school and graduate college students from around the world to share their experience and interact in discussions around literacy.
The UW–Madison graduate college students — and a latest alumna — who introduced at the occasion embrace:
- Esther Bettney, a PhD candidate within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, who mentioned “Decolonizing K-12 Pedagogies and Practices in Multilingual Schools”
- Jonathan Marina, a PhD candidate within the Department of Educational Policy Studies, introduced on “Speaking Rights: Translanguaging and Integration in a Language Course for Adult Refugees in Uganda”
- Olayinka Olagbegi, who earned her PhD from the Department of Educational Policy Studies in 2021, mentioned “Early Grade Literacy in Nigeria: Language Policy Dilemma among Teachers in Multilingual Settings.” Olagbedi is at present the outreach coordinator for UW–Madison’s African Studies Program.
- Antonella Pappolla, a PhD pupil within the Department of Educational Policy Studies, shared a chat that’s titled, “We Don’t Start From a Remedial Perspective: Reflections around the Sponsorship of Academic Literacies in Public Universities of Argentina”
Lesley Bartlett, a professor within the Department of Educational Policy Studies, was additionally a presenter at the occasion. Her discuss was titled, “Asking Sociocultural Questions about the ‘Science of Reading.’”
Learn extra concerning the INEI digital webinar.