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Double Diploma at Chavagnes International College

Congratulations to the two leavers this year at the small but respected Chavagnes International College who are now about to begin university studies.

Maximilian Micallef Eynaud (Chavagnes 2007-2014, their first pupil to complete all 7 years of secondary education at Chavagnes) has now gone to the Delft University of Technology ( 83 more words

Reflections on Bilingual Education

Bilingual education is controversial topic and one that has always made me uncomfortable and squirm in public.  I believe in bilingual education.  I am proof that it works.  1,411 more words

Insistent on Speaking the Mother Tongue at Home


Awhile ago, I’d gotten my eldest son’s e-mail, “Dear mom and dad, this, is the result of your pushing me to speak in Chinese”.  He’d attached a thank-you note from his client, other than commending him on his professional knowledge, and the client gave him thumbs up on his Chinese-English translations, I was so moved when I read his word. 629 more words


Maths and Reading Ability Same DNA Link Shown

So now that math and reading (and presumably language) are shown to be linked to the same group DNA how do we apply this knowledge to the teaching of language? 33 more words

Language Acquisition

No one-size-fits all approach to education for deaf children

A letter I wrote to The Sunday Times in response to the article ‘I was worse than a Tiger Mum’ that appeared on July 13th, was published today. 118 more words


The Past is in Front of Us, the Future is Behind Us

I have some news.

Last week I accepted a new job position in Quito, as a high school instructor in AP English Language and Literature at a small private school called… 1,725 more words


My Toddler's Bilingual Development

I have been recording (mostly on Facebook) my daughters’ bilingual development. The following conversation took place when she was 1 year and 11 months old. 367 more words

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