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Immersion Activities.
Here is a general overview of my contact with the Immersion Programme so far.


Jan. 2021 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop (online)
Dec. 2019 KS Frauenfeld

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Dec. 2019 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop
Dec. 2018 KS Schiers

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Nov. 2018 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop
Oct. 2018 Babylonia: The Swiss Journal of Language Teaching and Learning

Published article - What Can CLIL Learn from Immersion?
Sept. 2018 KS Uster

Immersion consultancy cooperation
May 2018 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop
Mar. 2018 Kantonsschule Büelrain, Winterthur

Helped organise "Ten Years of Immersion" event
Jan. 2018 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop
Nov. 2016 Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Gave language-related workshop
Sept. 2016 Canton Thurgau Newspaper

Immersion-related article marking ten years of immersion at KS Romanshorn
Sept. 2016 Department of Further Education (Canton St. Gallen, KS Heerbrugg)

Presented main findings from Masters dissertation and gave language-related workshop
Aug. 2016 KS Trogen

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Jul. 2016 Wirtschaftsgymnasium Basel

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Oct. 2015 KS Schaffhausen

Internal Britannica workshop
Oct. 2015 Babylonia: The Swiss Journal of Language Teaching and Learning

Published article - English in Switzerland: a doubled-edged sword?
Sept. 2015 WBZ CPS - 13th Networking Day for Immersion

Workshops on the main findings from Masters dissertation
Feb. 2015 KS Baden, Büelrain, Romanshorn, Zurich Nord

Helped to set up and promote Britannica Encyclopaedia Online at above schools
May 2014 KS Trogen

Presented main findings from Masters dissertation
Mar. 2013 Immersion Didactics Course, Institute of Education, University of Zurich

Presented main findings from Masters dissertation
Nov. 2012 Erfahrungsaustausch-Treffen, Bildungsdirektion Canton Zurich

Presented main findings from study below
Sept. 2012 Institute of Education, University of London

Submitted Masters dissertation: The Language Demands of Immersion Teaching from the Teacher's Perspective in German-Speaking Switzerland
Sept. 2012 KS Wohlen

Internal immersion workshop
Aug. 2012 Swiss News magazine

Cited in article on education
June 2011 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Various links featured in the June newsletter (No. 18)
May 2011 SwissEduc website

Now responsible for the new immersion section set up on this well established site for teachers to upload and download lesson resources
Nov. 2010 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Various links featured in the November newsletter (No. 17)
Sept. 2010 WBZ CPS

Workshop for English Assistants at schools with immersion
May 2010 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Various links featured in the May newsletter (No. 16)
Apr. 2010 KS Baden

Interview featured in school year book
Feb. 2010 KS Rychenberg

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Jan. 2010 WBZ CPS

Workshop for English Assistants at schools with immersion
Nov. 2009 WBZ CPS

Contributed to book entitled 'Immersives Unterrichten' (10 years of immersion teaching)
Nov. 2009 Zurich University

Completion of 'Immersion and Assessment' project
Oct. 2009 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Various links featured in the October newsletter (No. 15)
Oct. 2009 Erfahrungsaustausch-Treffen, Zurich (mba)

Workshop entitled 'The Role of English Teachers in the Immersion Programme'
Final Plenary on 'New Langugage Evaluation for Immersion Teachers in Zurich'
Sept. 2009 English Teachers Association of Switzerland (ETAS) SIG Day, Basel

Workshop entitled 'How English Teachers Can Assist Immersion Teachers'
Jul. 2009 Kantonsschule Büelrain Winterthur

Featured in 4blatt school publication
May 2009 Practical Classroom English Course, Zurich (BaZ)

One-day course focusing on classroom language
Apr. 2009 4-Day Intensive Language Refresher Course for Teachers, Zurich (BaZ)

Led immersion-specific workshops
Dec. 2008 Practical Classroom English Course, Zurich (BaZ)

One-day course focusing on classroom language
Nov. 2008 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Featured in the November newsletter (No. 13)
Aug. 2008 KS Büelrain Winterthur

Started work as an English Immersion Coach
Aug. 2008 KS Hohe Promenade, KS Limmattal and KS MNG Rämibühl

Immersion consultancy cooperation
Apr. 2008 5-Day Intensive Language Refresher Course for Teachers, Zurich (BaZ)

Gave immersion-specific workshops
Oct. 2007 5-Day Intensive Language Refresher Course for Teachers, Zurich (BaZ)

Held workshops on various immersion-related themes
Aug. 2007 NKS Aarau / KS Romanshorn

Started work as an English Immersion Coach
Jun. 2007 KS Kuesnacht / KS Zurich Birch

Started collaboration offering specialist support
May 2007 Bildungsdirektion in Canton Zurich

Featured in the May newsletter (No. 10)
Apr. 2007 5-Day Intensive Language Refresher Course for Teachers, Zurich (BaZ)

Held workshops on various immersion-related themes such as using multimedia, especially podcasts in the classroom
Mar. 2007 8. Netzwerktagung Immersion - Basel University, (wbz cps)

Panel presentation on behalf of KS Baden, followed by workshop entitled, 'Coaching Teachers in the Immersive Classroom'.
Nov. 2006 Erfahrungsaustausch-Treffen, Zurich (mba)

Presentation of my coaching role
Nov. 2006 Do you speak maths? Parlez-vous la Physique? (wbz course)

Presentation of my coaching role
Feb. 2005 KS Baden

Started work as an English Immersion Coach



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