Kia Ora and welcome to the LED 2015 conference.
The 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity (LED2015) focuses specifically on the impact of increased cultural linguistic diversity, at both national and supranational levels, and its consequences for the theory, policy and practice of language education. As such, LED provides an attested international forum that brings together the latest academic and policy discussions, and promotes critical debate, on the often-complex interconnections between diversity and language education.
Pre-conference workshops are to be held on Monday 23 November. This will be followed by the formal conference opening with a pōwhiri (formal Māori welcoming ceremony), the first keynote address, and an extra function, with wine and canapés provided.
Professor Stephen May
LED 2015 Conference Convenor