Multilingual classrooms, problem or poetry?

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We have already reported to you how poetry is used to foster inter-cultural understanding, boost creativity and dramatically increase confidence in pupils’ use of English in multilingual primary schools. Here’s a chance for teachers and librarians to learn more about it thanks to MMU Writing School’s forthcoming one day conference: Poetry in the Multilingual Classroom, taking place on Thursday eve...

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Re-introducing Poetry in Higher Education

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My earliest memory of creative writing is that it was a punishment for forgetting my P.E. kit. As I watched the other children playing outside on the field, I was perplexed at how the task I had been given – writing a short story – was supposed to encourage me to participate the following week. On t...

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