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Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Language Assessment Research

Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT) award aims to recognize research that has been carried out by a graduate student in a master’s or doctoral program. For this award, students are encouraged to submit papers that investigate any area of language assessment that involve quantitative and/or qualitative analysis, such as data-driven empirical work or conceptual work (e.g., a literature review, meta analysis, etc.). Projects may address world languages, less-commonly-taught foreign languages, or English as a second or foreign language.

TIRF's 2017 DDG Competition Now Open

TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition. Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating a range of topics in English language education. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Position Opening at Teachers College University of Columbia

Language Program Director

The Applied Linguistics & TESOL Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University seeks a Full-Time Language Program Director.  This position entails directing two related programs: the Community Language Program (CLP) and the TESOL Certificate Program (TCP). The CLP provides English and foreign language instruction to adult learners and is an onsite language lab for students and faculty in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. The TCP offers a Summer full-time intensive program as well as a part-time Fall-Spring program.

Hornby Scholarship Applications for MA in ELT now open for 2017/18

The applications are now open for the 2017/18 Hornby Scholarship. Eligible applicants for the scholarship award must have at least two years’ full-time ELT experience and a full university degree, and must be a citizen of the country from which they apply. Warwick University also requires a currently valid IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any of the categories.

Apply to MA TESOL: Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College (SMC) in Vermont, USA has been a locally and internationally recognized academic educational center for MATESOL program. It provides a premier learning environment for prospective teachers. With a number of programs available, all at an affordable cost, studying at St. Mike’s means you’ll be experience a supportive and close-knit community.

Job Opening at Columbia University: Language Program Director

The Applied Linguistics & TESOL Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University seeks a Full-Time Language Program Director. This position entails directing two related programs: the Community Language Program (CLP) and the TESOL Certificate Program (TCP). The CLP provides English and foreign language instruction to adult learners and is an onsite language lab for students and faculty in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. The TCP offers a Summer full-time intensive program as well as a part-time Fall-Spring program.

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LTTC-GEPT RESEARCH GRANTS FOR 2017-2018

The Language Training and Testing Center (LTTC) is now accepting applications for LTTC-GEPT Research Grants for 2017-2018.

Grants of up to NT$1,800,000 (approx. US$60,000) per research project will be awarded to qualified proposals this year.

Educational institutions and individual researchers with relevant experience are invited to apply for funding of research related to the GEPT and the GEPT Kids.

For suggested topics, guidelines, and application forms, please visit:

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