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Bilingualism Matters. Bridging the gap between researchers and our community to help more children benefit from bilingualism

Contributor´s name +email (partner/associate´s partner)

The Mosaic  susanag@fing.uva.es

Language/s

 English + 13 other languages

Title + reference/code

 Bilingualism Matters. Bridging the gap between researchers and our community to help more children benefit from bilingualism

Project coordinator & partners

Director: Professor Antonella Sorace
Team: Dr. Florence Bonacina-Pugh, Dr. Francesca Filiaci, Angela Gayton, Jeanice Lee, Dr. Martha Robinson, John-Sebastian Schutter, Dr. Frances Wilson.
University of Edinburgh

Duration

 2008-nowadays

Description

 Bilingualism Matters was established in October 2008 to bridge the gap between current research on the linguistic and cognitive aspects of child bilingualism and the often negative or uninformed perception of bilingualism in society. In four years the project has expanded both in Scotland and in Europe, becoming a model of academic public engagement

Key words

 Bilingualism, research, community

Link to the project website

http://www.bilingualism-matters.org.uk/

Other interesting information

 Email from the project coordinator: L.A.Sterian@sms.ed.ac.uk
Facebook account for the project: https://www.facebook.com/groups/72220629226/

Interest for the project (Note.1)

 5

Full document uploaded in Crocodoc (Note.2)

 

Notes
1. Score from 1 to 5, (1 low and 5 high)
2. YES if applicable, or leave blank