{call for Papers} Dialogue-shared Experiences across Space and Time: Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Practices

6th ESTIDIA Conference 15-17 June 2022 University of Alicante, Spain (European Society for Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Dialogue) Dialogue-shared Experiences across Space andTime: Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Practices Call for Papers 6th Conference ESTIDIA 2022 Conference website: https://web.ua.es/estidia22  Conference Theme From the Socratic dialogues to post-modern cyberchats, it is only in and through communicative interaction that we can understand the world, people, and […]

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{academic workshop}“Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities” 

Academic Workshop   “Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities”  Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 09:30-17:00 For registration and more about the workshop, programme and speakers please visit http://www.dialoguesociety.org/workshop2021 The Journal of Dialogue Studies and Dialogue Society would like to invite you to the Academic Workshop entitled “Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities” on Wednesday, […]

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{online summer school} Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship

Hub for Education and Language Diversity  www.kcl.ac.uk/held  Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship  Three-day online Summer School Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 July 2021 (10.00-15.00)  How can educators gain a better understanding of multilingual students’ use of language? How can they acknowledge and foster their students’ linguistic repertoires and their right to be heard? What is the relationship between language education […]

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{Newsletter Article} Intercultural Zoomery in a time of Covid-19

Link Sylvester, K., Fay, R., Dawson, S., & Huang, Z. M. (January 2021). Intercultural Zoomery in a time of COVID-19. In TESOL ICIS Newsletter (special issue on intercultural learning online) The Manchester Institute of Education (at The University of Manchester, UK) welcomes several hundred new Masters-level students each year. The MA programmes they join are unfamiliar academic cultures which they need to become acclimated to if […]

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{call for chapters} Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction

Call for Chapters   Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction New Volume in book series: Contemporary Perspectives on Learning Environments Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, USA Volume Editor Paul Chamness Iida, Akita International University (pchamness@gmail.com) About the Theme English Medium Instruction (EMI) is the use of English to teach academic content in countries where English is not […]

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Diversify the curriculum?

Link: p.25 Guardian, Wednesday 2nd December, 2020 Ofsted chief resists calls to make England school curriculum more diverse ‘Teach science behind climate change not morality tale,’ says Amanda Spielman The chief inspector of schools in England has pushed back against growing calls to make the national curriculum more diverse, warning against making curriculum changes based on a single issue or purpose. Speaking […]

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