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Natascha Drachmann is PhD Fellow at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, and at the University College Absalon. Her PhD project is a didactic case study that examines how minority and majority students in primary and secondary school develop language awareness when they go through a plurilingual education in the language subjects Danish, Danish as Second Language, English, French, and German.
Grant: The National PhD Council for Educational Research Denmark
Project period: October 2020 - September 2023
Supervisors: Petra Daryai-Hansen, UCPH, and Tom Steffensen, UCC.
The PhD project is an independent sub-project in the research and development project "Plurilingual Education - Minority and Majority Students' Language Awareness across Educational Levels": www.plurilingualeducation.ku.dk
Natascha Drachmann has a master's degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2017 with a major i German and a minor in Danish. Previously, she taught German in lower secondary and German, Danish, and the preparatory three-months cross-curricular course Almen Sprogforståelse ('General Language Understanding') in upper secondary. Furthermore, she has been a part of the development and research project "Tidligere Sprogstart - ny begynderdidaktik med fokus på flersprogethed", where she has participated in the development of exemplary teaching materials for German in the 5th grade and was responsible for implementing a plurilingual approach in the material: www.tidligeresprogstart.ku.dk