Mateja Dagarin Fojkar is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and holds a PhD in teaching English to young learners. She is the coordinator of the in-service programme Early Foreign Language Teaching. She has published articles, textbooks, and resource books on teaching foreign languages to children. She has been involved in national and international projects (e.g. TEMOLAYOLE - Developing Teachers of Modern Languages to Young Learners; Multiliteracy - ECML; LIT4CLIL – Developing FL literacy in CLIL contexts). Her main research interests include language teacher education, and the development of communication and literacy skills with primary FL learners.
Katarzyna Brzosko-Barratt is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education at the University of Warsaw, Poland. She has received her PhD at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the University of Minnesota. She worked as an instructor and material developer for the LCTL Project at the Center of Advanced Research on Language Acquisition at the University of Minnesota. In 2014-2015 she led the international project focusing on creating a new teacher education program focusing on bilingual contexts at the University of Warsaw. She coordinates and teaches in the Graduate Programme in Teaching English to Young Learners, which specializes in preparing teachers for language and content integration at primary levels. She led the Erasmus + Project entitled Developing FL Literacy in CLIL Contexts. Her research interests include language teacher education, content and language integration and literacy development.