EAL and Creativity – Using Arts-Based Methods for Supporting Learners of English as an Additional Language

Thursday 12th July 2018 9.00 – 4:00 pm

The University of the West of England, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY


Creating Welcoming Learning Environments at the Department of Education and Childhood, the University of West England in collaboration with Integra Schools is pleased to invite practitioners to a one day conference.


CWLE is a one year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to share knowledge on the use of creative arts-based methods in teaching and learning English and celebrating multilingualism in UK schools.  The conference will be a space for practitioners to present their work and ideas through workshops, teachmeets and posters. We welcome expressions of interest from colleagues, teachers and consultants wishing to offer a workshop or a short talk about work involving creative arts and language for supporting children developing EAL.



                  Our keynote Speaker Professor Alison Phipps, Glasgow University                     

UNESCO Chair: Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts who will present on                                                                                                        

“The Well in Welcome: Creating Welcoming Environments for All”.


The conference will be free. Register to attend here.  For Inquiries please contact   jane.andrewsedu@uwe.ac.uk or Maryam.Almohammad@uwe.ac.uk.