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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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Susan Stewart

International School of London
ECIS MLIE Chair
Surrey, UK
Susan Stewart is Multilingualism Lead at the International School of London, where she works with a department of Home Language, Language Acquisition and English as an Additional Language teachers. Susan has lived and worked in Thailand, the UAE, South Africa, Belgium, Oman and Sweden, and has raised two bilingual global-nomad children. Susan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics and French and is currently completing an MA Linguistics at Birkbeck College, UCL. Susan speaks English, French, German, Afrikaans, Swedish and Arabic and is a lifelong learner of languages. Susan is active in the local community in promoting the use of home languages, delivering regular parent workshops around the challenges of raising bilingual children in monolingual environments. Susan supports a group of community language schools in the local area and is interested in the interaction between (international) schools and local language communities. Susan has a particular interest in the area of language policy as a driving force in promoting multilingualism within families, schools and on a national level.
Susan is the Chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) committee.