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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.)

Announcing TIRF’s 2021 DDG Awardees

This year marks the 20th consecutive year TIRF has offered its Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDGs)  to doctoral candidates around the world. With the support of our partners – Cambridge Assessment English, the British Council, and Educational Testing Service, Inc. – along with many individual donors, TIRF has recently completed the process of awarding

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TIRF’s 2022 Alatis Prize Competition Deadline Arrives Tomorrow!

The deadline for TIRF’s 2022 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts is tomorrow: October 1, 2021. 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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TIRF’s 2021 Fall Board Meeting Recap

The Foundation’s fall meeting took place earlier this month. TIRF’s Board of Trustees, along with its Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Damerow, met virtually to further TIRF’s various programmatic and operational endeavors. Although the online format of the meeting did not allow for the usual eight hours Board members are used

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Plan Ahead for 2022 TESOL & AAAL Conferences

As another school semester has started for many of us earlier this month, our schedules are being populated with a number of commitments. It’s never too early to look ahead to next year’s professional development opportunities, so why not consider attending the 2022 TESOL and AAAL conferences? AAAL (American Association

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