All posts by Leonardo Veliz

Leonardo Veliz is an Associate Professor in Language and Literacy at the University of New England (UNE). He is Head of Department—Curriculum and Lead for the Language, Literacy and Pedagogy Research Group. His research addresses pedagogical issues of EAL/D teachers and students, multiculturalism and multilingualism, and multiliteracies for inclusion and social justice.

Supporting multilingualism: What parents think and what we should do as a community

Due to increased global mobility and the unprecedented forces of globalisation, the world has become increasingly diverse. We are all witnesses to social, cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity in schools and early childhood services. Research on multilingualism and multiculturalism in primary and secondary school settings is well documented (e.g. Baker & Wright, 2021; Esau, 2014; […]

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