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Refugee Education in Crisis

According to a report by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million - more than...

Re-Gifted Reading

Stephen Krashen finds an easy way to help close the achievement gap in literacy and clean up clutter at the same time There is overwhelming evidence that those who live in poverty have little access...

Feds Called to Account for Lack of Teacher Diversity

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and leaders in Congress have been called to act to address the lack of teacher diversity in our nation’s classrooms in...

Russian Retreat in Ukraine

The Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada) has passed a bill requiring that 75% of national television programming and 50% of local broadcasting be in the...

Making the Most of Europe

Students (and teachers) should take advantage of the many travel deals on offer to see as much as they can of this diverse continent People planning to study in Europe should be sure to add...

Russian, Ruslan Ustinov, Crosses Chinese Bridge First

Russian student Ruslan Ustinov won the 17th Chinese Bridge Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students last month in Changsha, in central China’s Hunan Province. Over 150 students from 118 countries took part in...

Deal to Promote Chinese in Georgia

Last month, the education and science minister Giorgi Batiashvili of Georgia signed an agreement with China to promote the learning of Chinese...

Tensions over Hindi in India Rise

India’s Union Home Minister Amit Shah stirred a social media debate in the country on Saturday after he pitched Hindi as a common...

Official Launch of International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo Courtesy IYIL The official launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL), co-organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United...

Using a Broad Brush

Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Psychology, Business, Brain Science, and More. Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Sports, Arts, Design, and More....