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October 8, 2019

Last week I worked with three different schools in the Netherlands, all with different profiles. All of them are international schools, using a variety of national and international curricula. When non-English background parents put their children in these types of sch...

September 20, 2019

There are myriad terms used to describe languages in education, and it's often seen as a minor issue to choose a title for a language provision. Appearances can be deceptive though, and what we choose as a category for a language has implications for how we envision th...

May 21, 2019

Mary Hayden presented in depth on the changing nature of international education at the 2019 ECIS MLIE conference. As the number of schools with an 'international' designation increases, the profile of such schools is changing significantly. Originally created to provi...

February 10, 2019

Oxford University Press has just released and important new position paper on the role of the first language in English medium instruction. Authored by Hamish Chalmers (University of Oxford) and supported by a panel of academic and industry professionals, it lays out v...

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