ELLSA 2018 CONFERENCE
Brian Dare is an international consultant in language and literacy. He is an international tutor trainer for and writer of How Language Works (HLW); Teaching ESL Learners in Mainstream Classrooms: Language in Learning across the Curriculum (TESMC: LiLaC); Literacy for Learning (LfL); and Teaching Young Children in English in Multilingual Contexts (TYCEMC).
He is also a writer of curriculum and teaching materials, including modules for an Open University (UK) course in the teaching of English language, as well as co-writing a chapter in Scaffolding: Teaching and Learning in Language and Literacy Education.
Brian has worked extensively with schools, especially in Melbourne, Victoria, to build their capacity to improve the literacy outcomes of their students. He has delivered workshops on the language of History, Science, Art, Mathematics and Geography. He has a particular interest in building a systemic functional meta-language for teachers across all learning areas including languages other than English.