Our multilingual city

It is very common nowadays to walk around any city or large town in Ireland and hear many different languages. Main streets are populated with road signs in Irish and English and with shop fronts that signal the presence of ethnic food, with signs written in Chinese, Arabic and Polish. We often pass by signs Read More

Building an intercultural programme for schools, a professional development opportunity

On Saturday 16 November 2019 Chester Beatty will hold a continuing professional development day for teachers interested in intercultural education. The CPD features a presentation from Mother Tongues director Dr Francesca La Morgia, who will talk about the Language Explorers project and will describe how teachers can embrace a plurilingual approach in the classroom and Read More