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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 2022 Alatis Prize Competition Opens Today

The competition for the 2022 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts is now open! For the 2022 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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Grantee Corner: Randi Freeman Receives WERA Research Award

We are pleased to share with our supporters that 2018 Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipient Dr. Randi Freeman won this year’s Washington Educational Research Association’s (WERA) Research Award. According to WERA’s website, recipients of this award will demonstrate that their research has Washington “state-wide application in terms of results, methodology,

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TIRF Trustee Update: Michael Carrier Continues Work in Africa

Editor’s note: In this piece, TIRF Trustee Michael Carrier provides updates on his ongoing English language education work in Africa. For the third winter in a row, I have been transported from foggy London to the bright skies of Africa to support English language teaching in the region. This year,

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Deadline for TIRF’s 2021 DDG Competition Rapidly Approaching

The application window for TIRF’s 2021 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition is just around the corner. The Foundation’s flagship program is designed to provide awards for doctoral students nearing the completion of their studies. Along with our long-standing partners (Cambridge Assessment English and the British Council), the Foundation is offering

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