{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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