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British Council boot camp boosts Thai teachers’ use of English

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Teacher Training News Matt Salusbury OVER 15,000 Thai teachers are now using English more often in their classes, following a three week ‘boot camp’ run by the British Council. Over 90 per...

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Nearly 100 schools in the Spanish region of Castilla La Mancha are abandoning their bilingual programmes, with the local government’s approval.

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The Taiwanese ministry of education has spent the equivalent of £100 million (NT$4 billion) in a bid to boost the number of English language courses in four of their top-ranking universities, the Taipei Times reports.

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The escalation of violence in Cameroon’s English speaking regions over the last year has been described as ‘unlawful, excessive and unnecessary’ by Amnesty International.

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Betsy DeVos is looking to diminish the role of the federal Office for English Language Acquisition (OELA) by folding it into the larger Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Anna Zarra Aldrich writes.

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