Brussels Day of
Multilingualism

25/09/2021
BRUSSELS
PARLIAMENT

BeTalky Replay

9:00 Opening REPLAY
9:15 Opening speech by the President and the Vice-President of the Brussels Parliament, Rachid Madrane and Guy Vanhengel REPLAY
9:30 – 12:00 Multilingualism in education: Voorbij "taalachterstand". 
Discussion will be conducted in Dutch and French with Orhan Agirdag, Philippe Van Parijs, Nadia Fadil, Nell Foster and Alex Housen

Testimonials from teachers in Brussels :

Malika Aberkan (Basisschool De Kleurdoos and Campus Comenius)
Jérôme Descamps (Ecole primaire Louise de Marillac)
Frédérique De Vree (Atheneum Karel Buls, Basisscholen Klavertje Vier and Peter Benoit)
Véronique Fernandez (Athénée Da Vinci Anderlecht, Athénée d’Ixelles and Haute Ecole Defré)
Laurent Vande Putte  (Institut St Boniface Ixelles)    
Emma Willems (Basisschool De Kleine Geuzen)     

Q&A

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REPLAY
12:00 – 13:00 Break 
13:00 – 14:00 Towards multilingual education in Brussels?
Discussion with Caroline Pauwels, Philippe Close and Sven Gatz. 


Q&A
REPLAY
14:00 – 14:30 Speech by Minister Sven Gatz
Presentation of the brochure "Meer taal in het onderwijs" 
Launch of poetry contest for Brussels schools 
Awarding of certificates "Social interpreters" to youngsters of the OKAN/DASPA classes

REPLAY
14:30 – 15:00 Multilingualism at the ​European Parliament
Learn more about how the world's most multilingual parliament works and what it offers for educators and students 
REPLAY
15:00 -16:00 Reception

Podcast

BeTalky activities in Brussels

Foyer 

On 25 and 26 September, Foyer vzw, in collaboration with the MigratieMuseumMigration, will explore the theme 'language as cultural heritage'.  Through personal migration stories, you can discover the languages brought into Belgium and the languages learned here. More information to plan your visit:   https://migratiemuseummigration.be/?lang=en 

Huis van het nederlands 

This year, the Brussels Day of Multilingualism will be another opportunity to learn new languages! 'Het Huis van het Nederlands' organizes the first physical Patati Apéro since corona. This is an Apéro to learn languages - in different language groups. You can register through this link:   https://www.patati.be/nl/activiteiten/patati-apero 

Bilingual brochure 
for teachers

Promotion of multilingualism in and out of school. 

 FR NL

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Contest

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