ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Lara Rikers

International School of The Hague
Primary School EAL Leader & Y3 EAL Teacher
The Netherlands
Lara Rikers is an experienced Primary School Teacher and EAL Team Leader. With over fifteen years of teaching, in both Dutch and International settings, Lara actively uses her multilingual background to accelerate the language learning of her students. In her role as EAL Team Leader, she has been instrumental in developing Home Language connections within EAL support lessons, as well as a strong advocate for a whole school multicultural, multilingual vision. Her educational training spans a wide breath of disciplines from Special Learning Needs to Additional Language Learning. She is also a qualified TYCEMC Tutor for Teachers and has been providing professional development for Teachers in various settings.