UCML Summer Plenary 2019: “Surviving and Thriving: Developing a Toolkit for Languages in Difficult Times”

The UCML Summer Plenary, entitled “UCML Summer Plenary 2019: Surviving and Thriving: Developing a Toolkit for Languages in Difficult Times” took place on Friday 5th July 2019.

DATE: Friday 5th July 2019
LOCATION: Waterloo Campus, King’s College London: James Clerk Maxwell Building, Basement room 18

SUMMARY

The morning consisted of the Annual General Meeting, open to anyone who belongs to a paid-up UCML member organisation (see Membership of UCML). At the AGM reports were given by members of the Steering Group and representatives of the three nations, followed by open discussion on these and other matters. The afternoon Workshop, also open to members of all UCML Member Organisations, was on ‘Surviving and Thriving: Developing a Toolkit for Languages in Difficult Times’.

The afternoon session for the July 2019 UCML Plenary was an interactive workshop devoted to the topic of Surviving and Thriving: Developing a Toolkit for Languages in Difficult Times. The workshop was organised around small break-out groups discussing thematic areas and recommendations on how language units, departments and schools can negotiate change positively and learn from the experiences of others. Below is a list of toolkit questions upon which discussion was based. The major outcome was the creation of a ‘tool kit’ for Languages which is now available here.

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

TIME SESSIONS
10.00-10.30 Registration and coffee
10.30-12.00 AGM
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-16.30 Workshop

PRE-MEETING DOCUMENTS

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