TIRF DDG recipients

Recipients and Findings

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) was held online this year from June 14 to 17, and as has been the custom for several years, TIRF was represented there. At the awards ceremony, plaques were given to seven TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients – five 2019 TIRF DDG recipients and two 2020 awardees. (Since last year’s LTRC event was cancelled due to the pandemic, recognizing the 2019 grantees was not possible.)

TIRF Leaders Visit SUSTech CLE in Shenzhen, China

Editor’s note: TIRF Trustees travel at no expense to the Foundation. TIRF leaders conducted a site visit for the SUSTech (Southern University of Science and Technology) Center for Language Education (CLE) in Shenzhen, China on 18-19 September 2017. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate the current status of

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TESOL-TIRF Research Symposium Panel Recordings Now Available

We are pleased to report that the panel recordings from the TESOL-TIRF Research Symposium are now available online. There are three recordings that resulted from the event – “Building an Inclusive, Sustainable Research Community in TESOL” – held earlier this year in Monterey, California. Each of the three panels that

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Exciting British Council Developments Abound!

At TIRF’s meeting last month, the British Council representative to the Board, Mr. John Knagg (Head of Research and Consultancy for English at the British Council), updated the Trustees with a number of exciting British Council developments. This piece shares information about each of the topics Mr. Knagg discussed with

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TESOL Awards, Honors, & Grants

TESOL International Association is currently accepting applications and nominations for a multitude of awards, honors, and grants. With the November 1st deadline rapidly approaching, we encourage our TIRF Today newsletter readers to learn more about this excellent opportunity from TESOL, and to share this news with colleagues and students. According

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Dr. Joy Peyton’s Talk on Practicing Nonviolent Communication

Join Dr. Joy Peyton for her talk, “Practicing Nonviolent Communication: Speaking the Language of Peace in the Classroom and Society,” which will be held on November 2nd at 3:30pm ET. Interested individuals can either attend in person in Fairfax, VA or online via YouTube. The remainder of this announcement is

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