First Short-term Staff Training Event
The first CATAPULT staff training event took place from 27 May to 29 May at UP Krakow. A dozen participants, including the trainers, took part in this 3-day event. It included sessions on LSP teaching in Poland, language teacher education programmes, teaching vocational English using an educational cloud, the integration of ICT tools in LSP teaching, as well as class observations (both face-to-face and online). The final afternoon session was a joint meeting with consortium members to become familiar with Outputs 1 and 2 and provide feedback on these ouputs.
PL-CALL 2019 Conference
PL-CALL 2019, a bi-annual conference held in Poland since 2013, took place on 30 and 31 May in Krakow. Hosted by the Pedagogical University, Krakow, it was organised by the Technology Enhanced Language Education Dept. of the School of Modern Languages and Literatures. The conference had 35 participants, mainly from Poland, but also from France, Germany, the US and Turkey. The theme of the conference – CALL FOR BACKGROUND – accommodated 20 session papers, two workshops and two keynote lectures – by Cédric Sarré (Sorbonne Université, France) and Łukasz Olesiak (Pedagogical University Krakow, Poland). More information to be found at the conference website: http://pl-call.pl/2019-conference/