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Post-Seminar information for Supporting Multilingual and Multicultural Families

Supporting Multilingual and multicultural families

Venue: Band Room at Coram's Fields, 93 Guildford Street, London WC1N 1DN


What it is about

  • Bringing up children multilingually can be challenging at times. The event will help the participants to understand the process and benefits of learning and using two or more languages from young age and to share experience and advice on bringing up children multilingually.
  • It will be open to anyone interested in childhood bilingualism and multilingualism.

Event highlights

The event will bring together international experts from bilingualism, bilingual education, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics as well as parents and grandparents who have had experiences of bringing up children bilingually and multilingually.

Panel speakers include:

  • Professor Helen Grech (University of Malta)
  • Dr Raymonde Sneddon (University of East London / Birkbeck College)
  • Dr Penelope Gardner-Chloros (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Richard Howeson (Eurotalk Interactive)
  • Sarah Cartwright (CILT, the National Centre for Languages)

Post-Seminar Documents

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email our Administrator, Kevin Smith, at

Coram's Fields is a child-friendly park, but please note that the event organisers are unable to provide childcare. If you wish to bring children with you, you will need to make your own arrangements.

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