Check out the list of possible service opportunities for teaching English around the world through Mennonite Central Committee. Many of these positions are specifically designed for young adults.
The Global Issues in Language Education website has links to a number of resources in their Newsletters & Publications section. Continue reading
The TESOL program at Eastern Mennonite University (Dept. of Language & Literature) is looking for a qualified person to teach one section of Introduction to Linguistics in the fall semester 2015. A masters degree in linguistics is required or a masters in TESOL with significant course work in linguistics. Teaching experience preferred. Send your CV … Continue reading
An Anabaptist mission agency is looking for volunteers to teach English in Somaliland. Terms of service are usually 2 years, and living conditions are very basic. Volunteers will liaise with a small team of American believers who teach in the area. For more information, contact Jimm Derksen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In societies such as Canada and the United States, cultural diversity in the classroom can be a challenge to educators and to school systems. Multiple cultures and languages operating within one classroom can be a rich experience, but can also contribute to conflict when assumptions and stereotypes come into play. How can teachers and schools respond in healthy ways to changing demographics? Continue reading
This unique opportunity for language learning and teaching in China is through Mennonite Church Canada. Check out the description and contact them for more information on their website: http://www.mennonitechurch.ca.
When most people think of peace education, they think of talking about peace and justice issues in class. Many language educators try to integrate peace education in this way and seek materials and curriculum that focus on global justice. Continue reading
BC ESL Ministries is a network of churches serving newcomers through English classes in British Columbia, Canada. They seek to build community and provide quality ESL education and resources for immigrants and refugees coming to the region. Check out their website at http://www.eslministries.com/
All language educators have their go-to websites. This annotated list of links may have some new ones to add to yours!
This article entitled “Qanuippit?” on the Canadian Education Society website highlights the challenges and importance of choosing to speak one’s language even while learning English to access more opportunities. Inuktitut speakers had been forbidden in the past to speak their language in schools. Now, this teacher is committed to speaking their language with students. Connecting … Continue reading