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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’s Activities in Lieu of Cancelled TESOL Events

Although TIRF plans scheduled during the TESOL Convention were cancelled in late March and early April due to COVID-19, the Foundation found alternative methods to continue with its business. Like so many organizations around the world, TIRF safely practiced distancing measures and relied on technology to host its Board meeting,

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Extended: TIRF’s 2020 DDG Application Deadline Now May 27th

The deadline for TIRF’s 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition has been extended until Wednesday, May 27th. Please share this news with individuals you know who may be interested in applying for a grant from TIRF. In addition to the revised deadline, we understand that the COVID-19 crisis has resulted

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TIRF’s 2021 Alatis Prize Nomination Window Now Open

The competition for the 2021 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts is now open! For the 2021 competition, a prize of $500 will be awarded for an article or chapter published in English and dealing with some aspect of language policy

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NFMLTA & NCOLCTL Announce Second Round of Grants for Graduate Students

For graduate students focusing on languages other than English, French, German, and Spanish, please take note of this grant opportunity! Applications for the program detailed below are due June 1st. The NFMLTA (National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Association) and NCOLCTL (National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages) have announced

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Paper Airplanes Application Period Now Open

Are you interested in a volunteer teaching opportunity to help individuals affected by conflict? If so, you might consider getting involved with Paper Airplanes. The students in the Paper Airplanes project are young adults, primarily in the age range of 18 to 35, who have been affected by conflict in

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