Category: Academic

The 1st J-CLIL Annual Bilingual Conference: CLIL pedagogy for multilingual and multicultural contexts

Authenticity and motivation in soft CLIL 2018 J-CLILPinner_authenticity Short Abstract This talk discusses materials in CLIL, specifically looking at the issue of authenticity, which is often a defining aspect of the CLIL approach. Authenticity connects to motivation, again providing a … Continue reading

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CLIL Workshop in Osaka: The front line of CLIL – principles and practice for integrated assessment

We are pleased to announce this upcoming workshop at Sophia University’s Osaka Satellite Campus on the 3rd of March 2o18. The featured speakers will be Makoto Ikeda, Yuki Yamano, Correy Fegan and Jane Delaney. The price is 4,000 yen. Please … Continue reading

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CLIL in Japanese Schools; Events with Rosie Tanner – An Overview

Reported by Graham Mackenzie As a part of a CLIL Materials Development Research Project supported by Kyokasho Kenkyuu Centre, we were very fortunate to be able to welcome Education Consultant and CLIL specialist Rosie Tanner to Tokyo for a series … Continue reading

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The Symposium on Studying Subjects and Specialist Content Through English – Write Up

The Symposium on Studying Subjects and Specialist Content Through English 「英語で教科内容や専門を学ぶ」 at Waseda University was an excellent and thought-provoking event, which was attended by teachers and students from many different areas of education, from primary to university levels. The first … Continue reading

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2017 Sophia Lectures on CLIL

It is with great anticipation that we announce this year’s Sophia Lectures on CLIL series. 2017 will see Dr Ana Llinares coming to Tokyo in order to give a workshop and lecture on CLIL research and practice. You can also … Continue reading

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Symposium for CLIL in a plurilingual community of practice 2017

Following on from the success for the 2016 Symposium, CLIL in a Plurilingual Community of Practice returned with more speakers and demonstration lessons to talk about how CLIL can be implemented as an approach in Japan for foreign language learning. … Continue reading

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EMI, CBI and CLIL Symposium at Waseda University

On Saturday December 17th, 2016 there will be a symposium focusing in EMI, CBI and CLIL methodologies at Waseda University’s Department of Education. Please note, the language will be in Japanese. However, if you are studying Japanese, this is a … Continue reading

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SYMPOSIUM for CLIL in a Plurilingual Community of Practice

Date: January 28, 2017 (Saturday) Place: Room 102, Building 12, Sophia University, Tokyo Japan In this symposium, Professor Makoto Ikeda will introduce the theory of CLIL in connection to practices of CLIL in Japan and Europe. This will be followed by … Continue reading

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JALT CUE Conference, Osaka 2016: Content with your Content?

This is a brief report on the JALT CUE SIG Annual Conference, this year held in Osaka at Kindai University. Professor Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University) was one of the plenary speakers for this event, and the theme of the conference … Continue reading

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New Publications in CLIL from Japan

We are very excited to announce the publications of two new books dealing with CLIL in the Japanese setting. The first one is, an edited volume by Makoto Ikeda, Yoshinori Watanabe and Shinichi Izumi, published by Sophia University Press. This book … Continue reading

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