Conférenciers / Guest speakers
Eowyn Crisfield , PhD
Eowyn Crisfield is a Canadian-educated specialist (BA TEFL, MA Applied Linguistics, PhD) in teaching English as a second/foreign language, teacher-training and bilingualism. Since 2003, she has specialised in the area of parent and teacher education for bilingualism. Eowyn is an accredited educational consultant based in Oxford, and works with schools internationally. She is author of Bilingual Families: A practical language planning guide (2021). She is also a Senior Lecturer in TESOL at Oxford Brookes University.
Esther Bettney Heidt, PhD
Originally from Canada, Dr. Esther Bettney Heidt has been involved in international education for the past 17 years as a classroom teacher, school administrator, teacher educator, and educational researcher. As an independent consultant, she draws on her professional experience and educational training to support international schools in developing and sustaining equitable approaches to multilingual education. She is based in Medellín, Colombia and provides virtual and in-person consulting services for international schools around the globe.
Esther completed her PhD in Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (U.S.A.), with a focus on bilingual education. For her dissertation, she conducted a case study at an international school in Colombia where she engaged in collaborative research with school faculty and students as they engaged with innovative approaches to multilingual education. During her PhD, she worked with the WIDA International Program for 3 years, engaging in various research projects and developing and facilitating professional learning for international schools.
Esther teaches graduate courses on various topics in education, including educational research methods, recent developments in international schools and multilingual education for Queen’s University (Canada) and SUNY-Buffalo (U.S.A.). She is an active contributor to practitioner and academic publications and conferences, demonstrating her engagement with theory, research and practice in support of multilingual students, educators and schools
Ateliers / worskshops
Perla Banegas, coordinateur
Dallas International School
Réfléchir sur le pilotage et la mise en place d’un département EI au sein des EFE en s’appuyant sur la démarche Qualinclus. Exemple d’implémentation à DIS