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Prof. Colin Baker

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Professor of Education

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Local Address:  Wales , RegionPlaceHolder , United Kingdom
Bangor University
Deiniol Road
Bangor , Gwynedd LL57 2UW
United Kingdom

Company Description: Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence that continues to this day. Over half of the departments at Bangor have received an 'Excellent' rating...   more

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Waltham Forest Bilingual Group - Colin Baker, 15 June 2015 [cached]
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Colin Baker
Colin Baker
Colin Baker, Professor of Education at Bangor University, came to talk to our group on 16th September 2006. He is the author of a number of books including : A Parent and Teachers Guide to Bilingualism, Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education and B is for Papillon, Biliteracy in the home. Although an academic, Colin Baker is clearly committed to practical aspects of how to make bilingualism work in the family and at school.
Colin set out 10 advantages of bilingualism and he indicated that it takes quite some energy, commitment and perseverance to raise children bilingually and that reminding yourself of the advantages when things don't seem to be going well can help you to keep going.
Results indicate that learning through Irish improves English and Maths performance, 23 Oct 2013 [cached]
Indeed evidence is now so strong that Professor Colin Baker, Pro-vice Chancellor of Bangor University, Wales and one of the worlds foremost authors on bilingualism recently stated at an Irish-medium conference " The benefits that Irish-Medium Education must not be underestimated by society at large, be that parents, educators, business and government.
Professor Colin Baker ..., 18 July 2008 [cached]
Professor Colin Baker
Dr Colin Baker is Professor of Education at Bangor University.He is the author of fifteen books and over fifty articles on bilingualism and bilingual education, with specific interests in language planning and bilingual education. His textbook Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (Multilingual Matters, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2006), now in preparation for its fifth edition, has sold over 50,000 copies and has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Latvian, Greek, and Mandarin.
In addition to academic activities, Colin Baker has held two government appointments as a member of the Assessment and Curriculum Council and the Welsh Language Board.He is married with three bilingual children.
New Members for Welsh Language Board, 3 June 2003 [cached]
They are Marc Phillips, Ifan Evans, Betsan Dafydd, Nia Parry, Jeffrey Morgan & Colin Baker.
Colin Baker, aged 53, is Professor of Education at the University of Wales, Bangor, having been an undergraduate and postgraduate at that University. He is the author of 12 books and over 50 articles on bilingualism and bilingual education, with specific interests in bilingual development in young children, language planning and bilingual education in Wales. He also teaches Social Science Research Methods and Statistical Analysis. He is married with three fully bilingual children.
Editor: Colin Baker, ..., 22 Feb 2006 [cached]
Editor: Colin Baker, Bangor University, Wales
Editor: Colin Baker (University of Wales Bangor)
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