Upcoming events

The 2018 LKALE SIG event will be held at Aston University (17th-28th April). Please save the date!

Previous events

Our 2017 LKALE SIG event took place on the 15th May 2017 in Sheffield.

The 2016 LKALE SIG seminar took place at Swansea University on 20th April 2016 in the James Callaghan Building, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University (Swansea 2016 page).

Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education (LKALE) SIG Inaugural Colloquium

Where?: BAAL conference, Aston University
When? Friday 4th September at 9.00-10.30am


  • Urszula Clark: Reconceptualising Knowledge about language as language and literacy across the secondary curriculum: a case study from Birmingham UK.
  • Li Wei: Translanguaging language education
  • Constant Leung: Meta-language as content: a view from the classroom