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22.05.2021 - 12:19:50

Talk by Eva Wilden - The debate on primary EFL education in North Rhine-Westphalia - University of Bonn

On May 20, 2021 Prof. Dr. Eva Wilden gave an online talk about ‘The debate on primary EFL education in North Rhine-Westphalia. An empirical perspective’ at the University of Bonn. This invited talk was part of the Bonn lecture series ‘Current Issues in Teaching English as a Foreign Language’. Among the audience there were both secondary school teachers and student teachers which following the talk led to a lively discussion about education, teacher training and politics.
The talk can be read up on in this article: Wilden, E., & Porsch, R. (2020). A Critical Analysis of the German Public Debate about an Early Start in Primary Foreign Language Education. Language Teaching for Young Learners, 2 (2), 192-212. DOI: