Telecollaboration – a catalyst for internationalisation at home

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This VITAL event seeks to build upon previous National Forum seminars/webinar by further exploring the potential offered by new technologies to revitalise language teaching and broaden the skillset of Irish learners.

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The keynote speaker Robert O’Dowd will emphasise the need to prioritise telecollaboration at policy level. Representatives from emerging Technological University in Letterkenny, Sligo and Galway will explore ways of embedding telecollaboration into programmes and create learning opportunities for ‘internationalisation at home’.
Representatives from the Post-Primary Languages Ireland will describe the Languages Connect strategy and how they are supporting teachers to embrace virtual exchange. Finally, best practice models of telecollaboration will be shared by third level practitioners and E-twinning ambassadors at second level.

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