Educating everyone for a multilingual future?
The University of Vaasa, Auditorium Kurtén
Rhonda Boussard, Founder, President, St. Louis Language Immersion Schools: “Reflections on similarities and differences between American and Finnish language education systems; impressions from the stay in Finland”
Round table discussion
Siv Björklund, Professor, Head of Department, Department of Scandinavian Languages, University of Vaasa
Rhonda Boussard, Founder, President, St. Louis Language Immersion Schools
Katri Karjalainen, Ph.D, Project Director, The institute for multilingualism at the University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi University
Kaj Sjöholm, Professor Emeritus, Foreign language education, Åbo Akademi University
Sauli Takala, Professor Emeritus, Applied Linguistics at the University of Jyväskylä, Member of the delegation of Svenska nu
Chair: Mikaela Björklund, D. Ed., Åbo Akademi University
Open floor discussion
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Registration: The seminar is free of charge but registration is required. Please enrol for this event by 1st of October at 16.00 HERE. Places will be reserved in order of enrolment.
Organizers: The Centre for Immersion and Multilingualism at the University of Vaasa, The institute for multilingualism at the University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi University, The Svenska nu network, Hanasaari - the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre