The ICEPELL Hybrid Conference

Organisers: Nova University Lisbon and APPI

Date: 1 – 2 July 2022

The ICEPELL Hybrid Conference is the closing event for the ICEPELL project It is a CELEBRATION of picturebooks for intercultural citizenship education in early English language learning with children from 5 to 12 years old.

  • ICEPELL practitioners from Italy, Germany, Norway, Portugal and the Netherlands will showcase their work
  •  Michael Byram will talk about Intercultural Citizenship Education
  • Three picturebook creators, Barroux, Nicola Davies and Francesca Sanna, will talk about their creative processes and share one of their picturebooks
  • Alec Williams will entertain us by mixing theory and practice through picturebook read alouds
  • Bookshops will be selling the ICEPELL picturebooks and many, many, more! 

This international event is for teachers, student teachers, librarians, teacher educators, policy-makers, researchers and literary mediators… anyone who is interested in picturebooks, early language learning and intercultural citizenship education. The ICEPELL Hybrid Conference will disseminate two of the ICEPELL project’s intellectual outputs:

  1. ICEKits: teaching packs developed around picturebooks, created by practitioners for practitioners

  2. An ICEGuide:a handbook on the theory and practice of intercultural citizenship education through picturebooks in early English language learning