The University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus

cordially invites you to attend the forthcoming colloquium on
‘Language Policy’
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Time: 17:00-20:15
UCLan Cyprus campus (Pyla, Larnaca)

Language issues in language policy in Cyprus as well as language policy in Cypriot-Greek education will be discussed during the colloquium.

17.00 – 17.30
Registration, Cocktail reception
17.30 – 18.15
“Language issues pertaining to language policy in Cyprus”
Dr Andreas Papapavlou, Professor (Dean of the School of Humanities, University of Cyprus)
18.15 – 18.45
“Language policy in Cyprus: tensions between the national and the pedagogical dimension”
Dr Elena Ioannidou, Lecturer (University of Cyprus)
18.45 – 19.00 
Coffee break
19.00 – 19.30
“Towards a pedagogy of variation: the new Language Curriculum of Cyprus”
Dr Stavroulla Tsiplakou, Associate Professor (Open University of Cyprus)
19.30 – 20.00
“Plurilingualism: a challenge for  literacy teaching”
Dr Georgios Tsiakalos, Professor (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Chairman of the Committee for the formation of new school curricula in Cyprus
20.00 – 20.15
Open Discussion, Closing
Please register your participation with email to Maria Georgiou at
Tel: 24812121
UCLan Cyprus, 12-14 University Avenue, 7080 Pyla