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Portuguese Achievement Conference: O céu é o limite – The sky’s the limit
Monday 16th June 2014, European Commission Representation UK, London

Time: 9:30 am to 15:45pm



9.30 am


10.00 am

Angeliki Petrits- Welcome and introduction

European  Commission

10.05 am

Luisa Ribeiro

Adviser for MFL & Specialist for Portuguese Pupil Achievement

Pupil's Voice

10.15 am

Richard Blackmore

Lead Primary Adviser for Lambeth

10.35 am

Teresa Tinsley

Alcantara Communications

11.00 am

Coffee Break

11.30 am

Regina Duarte

Education and Cultural Attaché of the Portuguese Embassy

11.55 am

Beatriz de Paiva

University of Essex

12.20 pm

Aida Lomba

Member of the Cape Verdean community in London

12.45 pm


A chance to experience the flavours of Cape Verde and Portugal

1.45 pm

Pupil's Voice


2.15 pm

Ana Cristina Assunção

Newcastle University

2.35 pm

Sam Holmes

PHD Researcher at Kings College

2.55 pm

Clara Macedo Cabral

Writer and author " Lisbon Story"

3.15 pm

Q & A

Pupils to give feedback on the conference

3.45 pm



Wine will be served


♦ To share resources and schemes of work for teaching Portuguese as a Modern Foreign Language

(MFL) and a heritage language in primary and secondary schools and universities.

♦ To develop the teaching of Portuguese as MFL, through football.

♦ To share projects to raise the achievement of Portuguese Speakers in the United Kingdom in order to

develop a better understanding of the Portuguese speaking community, specifically engaging

parents and families.

♦ To consider how to develop reading alongside writing, speaking and listening.

♦ To provide information on the educational system in Cape Verde.

♦ To share and provide information on science, music and cultural activities in order to raise the

achievement and confidence of Portuguese speaking pupils.

♦ To disseminate research done by the British Council with regards to MFL.

Place: European Commission Representation UK, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU

Supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK and the Portuguese Embassy in the UK.

Registration is free of charge but places are limited. For information and registrations, please contact Luisa Ribeiro:

Observatório da Emigração Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia
Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

Av. das Forças Armadas,
1649-026 Lisboa, Portugal

T. (+351) 210 464 322

F. (+351) 217 940 074

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