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Educational Quality And Inequality In Latin America

Forbes, Nov. 20, 2014, by Alejandro Chaufen Inequality continues to be the topic of discussion not only in the United States but also around the world and especially in Latin America. Countries in the region have some of the worst inequality. … Continue reading

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Why Rankings Matter #HigherEd #QSWUR

By John O’Leary The number of people going abroad to study had doubled in recent years and has now passed 4 Million. Universities used to insist that they were not interested in ranking positions. Now, however, only a handful of … Continue reading

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#LoveLetters of Henry The Eighth, #King Of #England: A Linguistic Analysis

“My heart and I surrender ourselves”…King Henry The Eighth’s words to Anne Boleyn…A declaration of love…A dream come true…A king’s love…What woman hasn’t dreamed of such a thing as this? Who is Anne Boleyn? Historians tell us: “It is because … Continue reading

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New #Research Study Explores the Impact of MYPs Social-Emotional Well-Being on Lifelong Success #ibmyp #asmsg

World Class Education http://t.co/stwrlg1JxL RT #T4US #ASMSG #IARTG #RRBC #4FTM BACK TO SCHOOL #RaveReviewsBookClub pic.twitter.com/xaqakcjIQk — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) August 16, 2014 Press release, full study, and research summary available here: http://ow.ly/Ahv0p New Research Finds IB Middle Years Students … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: New TESOL Book Series

Perspectives on Teaching in Different Contexts Proposal Deadline: 30 September 2013 Series Editor: Andy Curtis Source: TESOL International Association TESOL is now accepting proposals for a new series that will consist of 80-page books addressing the challenges specific to certain … Continue reading

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The Department of Public Speaking: Innovation From The Past & Adaptable to The Present

Department of Public Speaking Author(s): F. M. Blanchard Source: The School Review, Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan., 1905), pp. 75-76 Published by: The University of Chicago Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1075553 . Accessed: 08/09/2013 You are about to read a report … Continue reading

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Language Death: The Case For Lifetime Language Maintenance for EFL Teachers

You can “lose” your language. After you learn a language, you must maintain your ability to use a language. Without maintenance, a learned language will wither away and die. Let there be no doubt about that. Language death is a … Continue reading

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Valid For Life: Should All English Language Teachers ReCertify Every Year? 2 Years?? Never???

Firstly, yes, let me be clear: Native and Non-Native Teachers of English are included. That’s what I mean by “all” – everybody, everyone who is a Teacher of English in a Second or Foreign Language context. So, here’s the Million … Continue reading

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Teachers and Testing: The Debate Goes On

Letters in the New York Times, July 21, 2013 Source: New York Times Teachers and Testing: The Debate Goes On To the Editor: In your call for a reduced emphasis on testing (“The Trouble With Testing Mania,” editorial, July 14), … Continue reading

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Oxford University Press Recruitment: Teacher Trainer (Closing Date: 21 July 2013)

#Chile #National #English #Test: Understanding the Past & Future Adjustments http://t.co/GAz1MHo0wT pic.twitter.com/mGjcBsyGvC — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 13, 2013 ** Teacher Trainer Department: ELT Marketing and Professional Development Division: English Language Teaching Location: Oxford – Central Reference number: 2013/55741 … Continue reading

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