#BERA_Language The importance of languages and international communication has grown exponentially in an increasingly globalized world, yet the numbers of students studying a language (other...
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Call for SIG Convenor Members of this SIG have interests in exploring the relationship between language and literacy and work in related fields, such as cultural studies and multi-modality (the...
Times are tough for university students and teachers alike in this pandemic world. ‘Play’ could offer an easy antidote to the soulnessness of digital overload. Incorporating ‘fun’ and...Continue reading
The Chinese language classroom as a pedagogic emancipatory space: Cultural capital in multilingual Australia
Languages education plays a central role in constructing hegemony and boundaries, while also being commodified as a technical skill with symbolic added value in the globalised new economy (Heller...Continue reading
Content and language integrated learning and extensive processing instruction: A useful partnership for language teaching?
The teaching of modern foreign languages (MFL) in English secondary schools is generally accepted to be in crisis. Entries for GCSE, A-level and university degrees have steadily declined. Even...Continue reading
Why do some stories resonate with readers more than others? It is probably because they minimise the distance between the reader and the story character. The classic reader-response theory...Continue reading
The past year and the pivot to online learning has highlighted and exacerbated inequities in education systems around the world. It is more apparent than ever that our schools must do better at...Continue reading
Innovations and challenges among reading recovery teachers in Bristol
Following their closure to most students in March 2020, schools in England addressed the pedagogical challenge of remote learning using approaches that varied according not only to school culture...
An alternative to SATs that will transform England’s testing & school accountability system in primary education & beyond
Using research to capture the state of language learning and teaching across the UK