CLIL (materials) for all?

Jill Surmont, Thomas Caira, Esli Struys, Elisabeth Meuleman

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Although CLIL was intended to be for all, reality shows that this is not always the case. This means that benefits from CLIL programs risk being only available for a “limited” few. While this should be solved on different (policy) levels, it is worth investigating how these benefits from CLIL can be made available to other programmes with a wider scope and target population by using the same teaching materials. It has been stated before that CLIL uses best practices in education, meaning that its classroom principles are not limited to CLIL alone. In this chapter, the Fractio Quest app will be analysed to see what kind of teaching programs can benefit from these materials. The analysis shows that the way in which language learning is supported via this app can be used in contexts where newcomers are involved.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on International Approaches and Practices for Gamifying Mathematics
EditorsCristina A. Huertas-Abril, Elvira Fernandez-Ahumada, Natividad Adamuz-Povedano
PublisherIGI Global
ISBN (Electronic)9781799896623
ISBN (Print)9781799896609, 1799896609
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2022


  • CLIL
  • Bilingual education
  • newcomers education
  • classroom practice


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