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Japanese Teacher Certification to Ease Immigration Boom

kabukicho districtJapan’s government is planning to set up a nationally recognized accreditation program for teachers of Japanese, to help improve the language education of foreign workers, as...

Spanish Ballot Win in Florida

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced Thursday that he would ensure that Spanish-language ballots are available across the state. The announcement comes...

Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to Senate

Senators recognize that study abroad prepares U.S. students to compete globallyAmerican Councils Diversity Scholarship Fund has supported 65 students across seven study abroad programs in...

Celebrating National Library Week 2019

We are halfway through this year’s National Library week, and celebrations continue to take place in and about libraries across the country. National Library Week is an...

ALNF Living First Language Platform Wins at SXSW

The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF) won an award at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Innovation Awards in Austin, Texas in the Innovation in Connecting People...

Pledge Support for the Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

.The Paul Simon Study Abroad Act is being introduced this Thursday (4/11/19), and we are calling on our readers to join us is in supporting it. To...

National Library Week: This Library Changed One Woman’s Life

Richard Lederer celebrates National Library Week (April 7–13). This year’s theme is "Libraries = Strong Communities."Decades ago, when I was teaching and writing...

Language Crucial to Accurate Census

In recognition of the fact that limited-English proficient households are traditionally underrepresented in census reporting, the federal government is planning to officially collect Census 2020 responses in six new language...

A Network of Teachers for Globally Connected Immersion Classrooms

This summer, for the first time, there will be a special event designed to bring immersion and CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) educators together. The Inaugural NICE conference will...

Germans Resist Gender Modifications

On March 6, more than seventy high-profile Germans, including linguists, teachers, journalists, lawyers, and writers, published a letter and an accompanying petition that condemned new...