New pathways in foreign language teaching and learning

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Ioannina
Institution website:
Monday, 18 June, 2018 to Friday, 22 June, 2018
Registration fee:
Non-students: €330
Fee reductions/waivers:
Students: €250
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Friday, 23 March, 2018
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Dr Alexandra Galani

Dr Theodora Tseligka

The Foreign Languages Centre and the Center for the Study of the Hellenic Language and Culture at the University of Ioannina organise a staff training week in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme entitled “New pathways in foreign language teaching and learning”.

The training week will take place on Zakynthos Island from 18 to 22 June 2018. The working languages are English and/or Greek. The programme is addressed to language teachers, academics, teacher trainers, school advisors/directors and students in the field of foreign language learning and teaching, as well as non-teaching staff involved in managing language courses, labs and centers.


The course introduces cutting-edge research on the most important topics of interest in the field of foreign language (FL) teaching and learning, with an extra focus on Higher Education (HE). The theoretical sessions are interactive and complemented with participants’ reflective work and practical sessions, encouraging the exchange of experiences and good practices in foreign language teaching and learning as well as course management. 

Τhematic areas 

1) Innovative methodologies in FL teaching and learning

(Keywords: CLIL, web tools, distance learning, intercultural/cross-cultural education)

2) Language centers in HE

(Keywords: management, financial resources, FL teacher training, language certification) 

3) FL and internationalisation in education

(Keywords: FL policies and challenges, life-long FL teaching and learning)

4) Teaching languages in a globalised context

(Keywords: L.S.P., L.A.P., Greek as a second/foreign language, FL for migrants and refugees)

Participation in the training week includes:

  • lectures, 
  • participation in workshops,
  • participants’ short presentations on their Universities,
  • networking,
  • relevant bibliography,
  • walking tour in the city center,
  • educational fieldtrip,
  • coffee & light lunch breaks,
  • gala dinner,
  • certificate of Attendance,
  • participants’ welcoming pack. 

 Participants may submit their application forms electronically via this link:

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