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Feraria, Paulette Joyce, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
For many decades, English language educators across the world have been locked in a paradigm of ESL/EFL/ESD methods that have circumvented the growth of any pedagogical will for Immersion in English (IE) or the Sustained Use of English (SUE) in speech environments where other languages challenge English-in-use and the preparation of teachers of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Theories, Teaching Methods
Papp Z., Attila, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Hungarian in Romania, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Escudé, Pierre, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
Occitan, or the Oc language, is a Romance language. The focus in this dossier is on the four regions in France where Occitan is spoken: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Occitanie, and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Tsitselikis, Konstantinos; Mavrommatis, Giorgos – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Turkish in Greece, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Turkish, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
Brown, Kara D., Comp.; Iva, Sulev, Comp.; Koreinik, Kadri, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Võro in Estonia, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Sanchez, Daniel, Comp.; Hawkey, James, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
The aim of the dossier is to provide a concise description of European minority languages in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers, pupils, and…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Language Minorities, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement
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Robledo, Ana; Grove, Amber – RTI International, 2019
Access to books is key to learning to read and sustaining a love of reading. Yet many low- and middle-income countries struggle to provide their students with reading materials of sufficient quality and quantity. Since 2008, RTI International has provided technical assistance in early reading assessment and instruction to ministries of education…
Descriptors: Books, Reading Materials, Developing Nations, Low Income Groups
Nguyen, Hanh thi, Ed.; Malabarba, Taiane, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This edited volume brings together 10 cutting-edge empirical studies on the realities of English language learning, teaching and testing in a wide range of global contexts where English is an additional language. It covers three themes: learners' development of interactional competence, the organization of teaching and testing practices, and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence
Denisov, Victor, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Udmurt, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Languages, Educational Policy, Glossaries
Williams, Conor P. – Century Foundation, 2019
American public schools today are perhaps more linguistically and culturally diverse than at any other point in American history. Nearly one in ten U.S. students is currently classified as an English learner (EL). This report explores the intersection between ELs and charter schools and provides ideas for helping policymakers use charters as…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, School Choice, Charter Schools, Student Diversity
Kühl, Jørgen, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Danish, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Course Descriptions, Language Minorities, Educational Policy
Mockler, Nicole; Groundwater-Smith, Susan – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
"Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education" challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations of the manner in which strident,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Language Usage, Discourse Analysis
Gomez, Celia J.; Whitaker, Anamarie A.; Cannon, Jill S.; Karoly, Lynn A. – RAND Corporation, 2018
The Big Lift™ (Big Lift) is a preschool-third-grade collective impact initiative in San Mateo County, California. The initiative is a partnership of the County of San Mateo, San Mateo County Office of Education, and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Launched in 2012, the initiative aims to boost children's reading proficiency by third grade…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, School Readiness, Outcomes of Education, Elementary Education
Cortés, Juan Pablo Martínez, Comp.; Martín, Santiago J. Paricio, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Aragonese, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Language Minorities, Geographic Regions
Niven, Liz, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Scots, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Indo European Languages, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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