In this conversation, Dr. Fabrice Jaumont will delve deeper into the topics of bilingualism, bilingual education, and cognitive development. He will also discuss his books Conversations on Bilingualism and The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, which expand on the work of the author to advance multilingualism, empower multilingual families and linguistic communities, and foster cross-cultural understanding.
These books also advocate for language as a critical life skill through the development and implementation of strong education programs, the promotion of diversity, and a decided battle against inequality.
Conference Website: https://epale.ec.europa.eu/en/blog/fabrice-jaumont-epale-community-conference-2022
Fabrice Jaumont is a scholar-practitioner, award-winning author, non-profit leader, and education advisor based in New York. He currently serves as Education Attaché for the Embassy of France to the United States, a Research Fellow at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris, and an adjunct professor both at New York University and Baruch College. He is President of the Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities, a nonprofit publishing organization based in New York and Paris. In addition, he has published seven books on bilingualism and education, philanthropy and higher education, and cinematography. Jaumont holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education from New York University.
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