2012 workshop on 'Linguistic Diversity and Social Inclusion in Australia' at Macquarie University

Linguistic diversity and social inclusion in Australia

How does language intersect with social inclusion in contemporary Australia? Do social inclusion policies address linguistic diversity? What do we know about ...

Livia and her classmates at a crossroads the year before applying for their Gymnasium streams (Switzerland, 2004)

Bilingual students at the crossroads

Secondary education as a monolingual fork in the road Let me bust a prevalent urban myth: You do not need to be ...

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Bilingual Avenue

Bilingual Avenue is an insightful and entertaining new website devoted to bilingual parenting and bilingual education. Bilingual Avenue features weekly podcasts, a ...

Christmas party at an International High School in Yunnan

Crossing borders or carrying borders?

Over the past few decades, an increasing number of Burmese international students have enrolled in high schools in Yunnan, a province in ...

PASCH Schools: Partners for the future

Partnering for the Future

Last week I was privileged to attend the 3rd Conference of School Principals of PASCH Schools in Southeast Asia. A ‘PASCH school’ is ...

The researcher wearing a Zhuang employee's work uniform at the Black Clothes Zhuang House in the Ethnic Minorities Village, Nanning, China, 2014

Gaining a Green Thumb for Grassroots Language Activism

I was surprised, frankly, during my recent fieldwork to find Zhuang language being used in a QQ chatroom in China. Surprised because ...

A locutorio shop front in Barcelona (Source: El Periodico)

Language work in the internet café

There is now a well-established body of work exploring the language work provided by service workers in call centres and tourist businesses. ...

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