Advantages and challenges of delivering a bilingual education

Gwenillian Beynon

University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, Dynevor Campus, Swansea, SA1 3EU ;G.Beynon@uwtsd.ac.uk

24th March 2016

Abstract

Workshop

In this participative workshop the advantages and challenge of delivering a bilingual education within higher education, from the educator’s perspective, will be explored.

Broadly based on pedagogical approaches the workshop will provide the opportunity to:

  • Discuss issues surrounding the delivery of a bilingual provision
  • Explore the advantages to the student and the lecturer.
  • Explore the challenges to the student and the lecturer
  • Consider subject specific issues
  • Contemplate ideas of bilingual delivery
  • Share good and not so good practice
  • Reflect on how students are supported to present work in Welsh, within bilingual   settings?