Plurilingualism and the inclusive classroom

Course Prerequisite

Workshop #1:Plurilingual Approaches to ELT is mandatory in order to register for this workshop. 


In this workshop, we focus on how to make the classroom an inclusive plurilingual space; how to familiarize your students with the linguistic and cultural diversity present in your classroom; and how to develop tools to create respect and promote cultural and linguistic diversity.


Topic Relevance

  • Educators who teach English (or other languages) as a second language and are interested in developing a better understanding of inclusivity concepts in plurilingual classrooms. 

  • Educators who work with diverse groups of English language learners and are interested in learning how to create inclusive plurilingual lessons.



  • To learn the importance of the interaction between linguistic and cultural diversity in plurilingual education;

  • To devlop familiarity with approaches to inclusivity in a plurilingual classroom;

  • To discuss possible barriers to furthering inclusivity in a plurilingual classroom;

  • To examine schoolwide and classroom integration of inclusive lessons and curriculum; and

  • To create an inclusive (language) lesson plurilingual lesson.





Delivery Mode


  • This workshop will take place virtually.



Dr. Reza Farzi is an APTPUO professor at the Faculties of ARTS and Education.  He has many years of ESL/EFL teaching experience both in Canada and abroad. He also works as Curriculum Coordinator at the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute of the University of Ottawa. His current research and academic interests include pre- and in-service language teacher education, data-driven curriculum development for ESL and EAP programs, the application of technology in education. Most recently his work has been published in a practical resource book on Language Teacher Education for Global Englishes by Routledge.





November 10, 2021                                             Delivery Mode: Online                                   


18:00 - 21:00 (EDT)                                              $400.00                                                                                                                    





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