Introducing Renata Emilsson Peskova (Episode 63)

“All languages are valuable as all people are valuable. Because the language’s a part of our identity of who we are so if we do not respect and recognize the language, it’s like not respecting and recognizing the person. And plurilingualism or multilingualism is a natural state for human mind. It’s normal that we are plurilingual. So it’s a positive thing and it is an educational value. It’s a goal for everybody to be plurilingual in the world that we are facing.”

Renata Emilsson Peskova’s Bio

  • 2021 – , Adjunct Lecturer, School of Education, University of Iceland
  • 2021 – 2021, Project Manager at Self-Assessment Departments, School of Education, University of Iceland
  • 2013 – 2021, PhD student, School of Education, University of Iceland
  • 2019 – 2020, Master’s Project Manager, School of Education, University of Iceland

Publication: (PDF) School experience of plurilingual students: A multiple case study from Iceland (


The NGO I represent,  Móðurmál – the Association on Bilingualism has this website:

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