World

Caretakers Japanese Level Raises Concerns in Nursing

Japan eased the language ability requirements in its move to bring in foreign technical trainees in nursing care. Although the relaxed requirements have been lauded as a way to alleviate the chronic shortage of...

Ontario Invests in French

The Canadian province of Ontario will invest about CAN$20 million in projects and initiatives to support students, parents, and teachers in French-language schools over the next twelve...

Ontario Supports French-Language Education

The province of Ontario will invest $19.41 million in several projects and initiatives to support students, parents and teachers in French-language schools....

Portuguese through an Independent Lens

Kristal Bivona examines an approach to overcome the inherent imperialism...

The New French Resistance

President Macron Announces Plan to Promote French worldwide and labels French teachers 'heroes' France’s President Emmanuel Macron, whose mastery and use of English...

Spain May End Catalan-Only Schools

The constitutional crisis in Spain’s autonomous region of Cataluña may soon affect its classrooms. Madrid’s control over Catalan regional affairs is continuing...

Russian Wrangles with Ukrainian

Evening Moscow, View of the Moscow Kremlin, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the University. Russia More than 60% of Ukrainian citizens want the Ukrainian language to...

Hindi Speakers Asked for Cooperation

Indian president Ram Nath Kovind has asked Hindi speakers to give more respect and time to regional languages and their speakers in an attempt to head off anti-Hindi sentiment across the country. During the Hindi...

New Chinese-Language Program for Canadian Labor Rights

The Toronto and York Region Labor Council (TYRLC) has released a series of videos aimed to help Chinese workers with limited proficiency with English confront worker’s rights, labor laws, and other work-related issues. The...

Prince Edward Island Fighting to Support French

One of eastern Canada’s maritime provinces off New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island (PEI), is fighting to protect French language schools for children. The island, which was originally a French province,...