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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.

Trump’s education secretary is handing more power to individual states over education and school accountability – but can they all be trusted to do the right thing by ELLs, asks Anna Zarra Aldrich.