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In Zimbabwe, Chinese offenses soar but Mandarin court interpreters are missing

The magistrate floundered his hands bewildered. The accused, a Chinese gold miner, shot his workers twice in thighs when they asked for their wages but he could...

Watch the Best Francophone Animated Movies for Free!

Until October 31st, a feature film and eleven animated shorts from francophone filmmakers are available to watch online free of charge and without registration by clicking here. For...

Let’s Talk COVID-19

Conversemos COVID-19 (Let’s Talk COVID-19) is an initiative produced by the Indigenous and Diasporic Language Consortium at the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies in...

Benefits of Routine on Virtual Teaching

With only a month of virtual teaching under my belt, this year is already the wildest year I’ve ever taught. This isn’t the first time I’ve had...

State Dept Promotes Critical Language Learning

The U.S. Department of State has launched a new website, Languages.State.Gov with the intention of developing a “new generation of critical language speakers.”  The website aims to be a...

Why We Need to Support Teachers Now

1. When researching Whole (Whole: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive ), what surprised you about your findings?We were looking for examples of schools “outperforming their...

Sociocultural Competence in Action

Dual-language bilingual education (DLBE) programs, at the core, are about serving students who have been linguistically and...

Education Begins with Language

At the Council of Europe’s initiative, the European Day of Languages has...

Russia Criticizes Uzbek Language Policy

The Russian Foreign Ministry said this month that supporters of the Uzbekistan government’s plan to enforce the use of Uzbek in the civil service were “obviously in...

Botswana to Introduce Swahili Language in Local Schools

Botswana plans to introduce Swahili language in the southern African country’s local schools, according to Fidelis Molao, the country’s minister of basic education. Speaking at a language-teaching...
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