The intrigue and allure of discovering new parts of the world is one reason many people list travel at the top of their bucket lists. It is also huge draw for career opportunities, especially for millennials entering the workforce seeking adventure and new challenges with global companies. And even for those who don’t seek positions abroad,.. read more →

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of more than $71 million in new and non-competing continuation grants to help strengthen the capacity and performance of American education in world languages, cultural understanding, area and international studies, and research The grants are under the Fulbright-Hays Act, also known at the Mutual Educational and Cultural.. read more →

Daily Hampshire Gazzette August 17, 2016 A s area school officials prepare students to become global citizens, acquiring foreign language skills remains a critical though challenging endeavor in school districts, they say. High schools in Northampton, Easthampton, Westhampton and Amherst have traditionally maintained a commitment to French, Spanish and, in some cases, Latin instruction —.. read more →

ACTION: Bringing Language and Culture to Kids Click the link above to watch a great video about ACTION, Active Cross-cultural Training In Our Neighborhoods, which was founded by Penn junior Ariel Koren to continue bringing foreign language education to where it otherwise might not be possible. Read more. read more →

The globalization of education is growing as technology tightens the connections of people around the world. One way in which students are being linked to other cultures is through the expansion of foreign language offerings. Read more. read more →

The latest international test scores are in, and the United States hasn’t made much progress on its mediocre results from 2010…There are plenty of stories to be found on the “wake-up call” that’s needed (but we said the same thing three years ago), but what, exactly, are we being called to “wake up” to? As.. read more →

05 Dec 2013
December 5, 2013

A confluence of fluency in Orlando

As I wandered around the massive Orange County Convention Center in Orlando recently, I knew I was in for a different kind of experience than I previously had attending business conferences. For starters, I was surrounded by people speaking French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic, among others. Read more. read more →

The Baltimore International Academy provides its students with training in languages from all over the globe. At the Baltimore-based school students at the school are taught a curriculum using the common core standards – just in a different language. Students have the choice of French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian, with a curriculum designed to provide.. read more →

Bridge, New Mexico State University, and Oracle argued last month at the NAFSA Region II conference for international educators that language learning is key for the development of intercultural skills – skills that are in high demand in today’s globalized world. Read more. read more →