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Eithne Gallagher

Eithne Gallagher is a recognised authority in the field of ESL in International Education and has over twenty years’ experience of teaching in international schools. She has twice been chair of the European Council of International Schools ESL & Mother-tongue Committee. She is a regular presenter at international school conferences, has delivered workshops and lectures for teachers, administrators and parents across the world, and has contributed to several IB initiatives. Her writings on ESL & mother-tongue issues have been widely published in educational journals and magazines. Her book, “Equal Rights to the Curriculum”, argues for school reform to meet the educational needs of all children growing up in a multicultural society. Eithne provides support and consultancy for schools wishing to implement inclusive, ESL and mother- tongue policies. Eithne’s most recent work, “The Glitterlings”, is a story-based Early Years programme for International Schools and Pre-schools. It was published by Oxford University Press in October 2015. Eithne is the mother of three bilingual children.