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LIAM symposium

The linguistic integration of adult migrants: lessons from research
Strasbourg, 30 March – 1 April 2016
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‘The fight against exclusion from the labour market begins … at the workplace’
Matilde Grünhage‐Monetti, Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung ‐ Leibniz‐
Zentrum für Lebenslanges Lernen (DIE), Germany; Anna Svet, Friedrich‐Schiller‐
Universität Jena, Germany
Language: English
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Supporting migrants in low‐paid, low‐skilled employment in London to improve their

Alexander Braddell, OSEC CIC Ltd, Oxford, United Kingdom
Linda Miller, Institute for Employment Studies, London, United Kingdom
Language: English
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Using workplace learning to support linguistic integration of adult migrants – lessons
from a decade of work in Sweden

Kerstin Sjösvärd, Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
Alexander Braddell, Oxfordshire Skills Escalator Centre CIC Ltd (OSEC), Oxford, United
Language: English
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Apprendre le français sur son lieu de travail: enjeux et résultats
Christophe Portefin, ACCENTONIC, Villemomble, France / INALCO, Paris, France
Language: French
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What do employees have to read, write, speak and listen to at the workplace? A
comparison of communicative requirements

Anke Settelmeyer, Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, Bonn, Germany
Language: English

Language learning at Finnish workplaces
Minna Suni, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Language: English
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Language for Work Workshop

Graz, 24‐25 June 2015


Recognising and sustaining the linguistic demands of the workplace
Laurent Filliettaz, University of Geneva
Language: English
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'Authentic' material for vocational language teaching
Barbara Haider, Die Wiener Volkshochschulen GmbH / Meet the Need project
Language: English, with realia in German
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Les formations langagières dans le domaine du nettoyage/propreté
Florence Mourlhon‐Dallies, Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne
Language: French
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Language at work and before: Russian for migrant workers in Russia
Irina Kraeva, Moscow State Linguistic University
Language: English, Russian
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Task-based transfer and testing, based on experiences from workplace language courses in Germany
Andreas Klepp, Germany
Language: English
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Aiming at multipliers at the workplace: a workshop for supervisors in the cleaning business
Rita Leinecke, Fachstelle Berufsbezogenes Deutsch im Förderprogramm Integration durch Qualifizierung (IQ), passage gGmbH
Language: English
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What training to offer to companies in France in 2015?
Christophe Portefin, Accentonic, France
Language: English, French
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Autonomous Literacy Learners - Sustainable Results
ALL-SR project team
Language: English
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Language for Work Network Meeting

Graz, 5‐6 Dec 2013


Improving Working as Learning: A Conceptual Framework in Action
Professor Lorna Unwin, Institute of Education, University of London / LLAKES Research Centre
Language: English
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