Call for Papers for NZALT’s next biennial conference

10-02-2023 at 2:58 PM

The Executive of the New Zealand Association of Language Teachers (NZALT) is pleased to inform all its members and FIPLV members that the Call for Papers for NZALT’s next biennial conference and FIPLV World Congress 2024 opens on 2 October and closes on 14 April. The FIPLV World Congress will be held in Auckland from 6 to 9 July 2024.

 Other important information: The Ultra Early Bird registration for the Congress opens on 6 November. FIPLV members can take advantage of the super low member delegate rate of NZ$100 (available until 1 March 2024) – an exceptional value for NZALT’s premier professional development event.

 And the first keynote speaker has been confirmed. Please visit the following link:

 More news to follow in the coming weeks. For more details please visit the conference website:

The Multiplier Event of the Project Think4Jobs: the Lithuanian Day of Critical Thinking

07-28-2023 at 8:42 AM

Two institutional members of the Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LKPA) the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University and the Public Service Language Center together with the coordinators of the project – University of Western Macedonia (Greece) and project partners: the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer (Germany), the University of Évora (Portugal), the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE) (Romania), the Experimental Primary School of Florina (Greece), the Orgadata AG (Germany), and the Atlantic Veterinary Hospital (Portugal) have been implementing the Erasmus Strategic Partnership Project Thinking for Successful Jobs – Think4Jobs (2020-1-EL01-KA203-078797).

Sustainable Multilingualism 2023

03-14-2023 at 2:10 PM

The Institute of Foreign Languages of Vytautas Magnus University (VMU IFL), in cooperation with the Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LTAL), is organising the 7th international scientific conference “Sustainable Multilingualism 2023”, which will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on June 9-10. Abstracts are accepted until April 1.

The tradition of sustainable multilingualism at VMU

The international conference “Sustainable Multilingualism 2023” is the seventh conference organised by VMU IFL and LTAL, which aims at bringing together language policy makers, language and plurilingual competence researchers, language teachers, students and anyone interested in discussing and sharing their experiences, insights and perspectives in the key issues of multilingualism.

“The Institute of Foreign Languages is a promoter of the tradition of multilingualism at VMU, contributing to this mission through its direct work, offering and facilitating the learning of more than 30 languages for the university, city and national community. In addition to that, we also fulfil this mission through our international activities, bringing together foreign and Lithuanian scholars to solve common problems. Almost 200 scholars from all over the world come to the conference organised every two years. This includes both established scholars with extensive experience and those who are just starting their careers, such as former or current VMU students,” explains Prof. Dr. Nemira Mačianskienė, the chair of the scientific committee of the conference “Sustainable Multilingualism”.

Quill forum “Digital Literacy as a Quality Guarantee in Language Learning”

01-12-2023 at 12:40 PM

Quill – Quality in Language learning ( has reached its final stage. A „Digital Literacy as a Quality Guarantee in Language Learning“ forum will be held on February 2 in the Visitor Centre of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

The Forum participants are language teachers of higher education institutions, language teachers of general education schools and educational policy makers.

Linguistically Sensitive Teaching in All Classrooms

01-18-2022 at 10:18 AM

The Listiac Closing Seminar is free and will be live-streamed on the Listiac YouTube channel on Thursday 20 January 2022 at 10.00-16.00 CET. Please register via the link above and receive the link to the Closing Seminar via email. The live stream will comprise presentations of the Listiac Project (at 10.10-10.30) and other current research topics in relation to Linguistically Sensitive Teaching and initial teacher education in Europe by five of the local leaders within Listiac (at 10.30-12.15 CET). The Listiac Research Team will present the key finding and other outcomes of the project in the afternoon (at 13.00-14.30 CET). There will also be two invited talks by Professor Emeritus Jim Cummins (University of Toronto) and Policy Officer Oana Felecan (European Commission) commenting on the Listiac project.

You will find the full programme at