Language Advocacy Day 2022
CALEC Bulletin #40 - At Language Advocacy Day 2022, CALEC took part as a new member of the Washington-based JNCL-NCLIS to stress the importance of language advocacy in every nation.
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Advocacy for languages is critical in every country. As a new member of the Washington-based Joint National Committee on Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS) CALEC took part in Language Advocacy Day 2022.
CALEC would like to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of John Carlino. A formidable advocate for languages and education, John inspired many of us at CALEC and we will keep him in our thoughts as we keep on promoting multilingualism, empowering multilingual families, and fostering cross-cultural understanding.
The Deputies adopted a recommendation to member States on the importance of plurilingual and intercultural education for democratic culture and took note of its explanatory memorandum.
Bilingualism should be prioritized as it can help cognitive ability, improve academic scores, and also open more opportunities for second language speakers.
Rencontre le 10 février à New York
Co-auteures de l’ouvrage Can We Agree to Disagree, Agathe travaille en tant qu’entrepreneuse en études de marché et Sabine en tant que spécialiste en communication numérique. Leur livre est un recueil inspirant pour trouver le chemin de l’inclusion et de la collaboration positive entre des esprits très différents.
Still time to celebrate Lunar New Year with those two picture books: Would you help me Choose a Pet? by Gail Foster and Super Korean New Years with Grandma by Mary Chi-Whi Kim, and illustrated by Eunjoo Feaster.
Podcast Révolution bilingue
Passage par le Sénégal et l'Université Cheick Anta Diop de Dakar pour une discussion sur l'éducation plurilingue avec le professeur Mbacké Diagne, Directeur de recherche au laboratoire Linguistique et Grammaire anglaises et africaines.
When it comes to finding or choosing French films or TV shows for kids to watch, the number of programs available on American streaming platforms can be overwhelming. So, what’s on this month?
Hotel Borbollón delivers short, personalized and fun online Spanish lessons.
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