Events

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Voices in Harmony: Bilingualism Matters for Everyone

Conference organized by Bilingualism Matters at the University of South Carolina in the USA on bilingual education.

Polish Through Art - Online Exhibition Launch

Celebrate an exciting and innovative approach to language learning at this online exhibition launch and project information session.

News

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Resources on bilingualism for English and Gaelic speaking classrooms

Bilingualism Matters Edinburgh has teamed up with educational platform Twinkl and SCILT to create a range of free resources on bilingualism for teachers to use in English and Gaelic speaking classrooms.

New resources for parents and educators

BM Luxembourg launches TRANSLA - a new program for multilingual children - with resources for teachers and parents in English, French and German

Arts In Tongues Wins Award

A BM Edinburgh project aiming to inspire local Edinburgh communities to connect with languages has won the Collaboration Award at the recent Creative Edinburgh Awards.

Literacy in early childhood – Picture books and…?

Young children only learn written language at school, right? Not really. Children’s first print experience at home matters...

Bilingualism Matters across the World

Find out about our affiliate meeting at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, taking place on on 4th November 2021.

Online discussion on bilingualism, brain & society

Knowable Magazine hosts a fascinating discussion on bilingualism, the brain and society with Dr. Uju Anya and Dr. Judith Kroll, who talks about plans for a new BM branch at UC Irvine in the USA.

Why monolinguals ‘cringe’ in a multilingual society

Do you apologise for your poor foreign language skills in multilingual encounters? Find out about the hidden social effects of this common monolingual practice.

UNESCO Futures of Education

Bilingualism Matters is working in partnership with UNESCO on the Futures of Education initiative. Find out about about latest developments and reports.

Pigeonholed by the ‘native English’ privilege

Speaking English is often seen as an advantage, but a study from Luxembourg shows the 'native English' position can have drawbacks in the multilingual workplace.