Tuesday, 20th September (Richmond)

1. The Council of Europe formally adopted a Recommendation earlier this year on the importance of plurilingual and intercultural education for democratic culture https://search.coe.int/cm/Pages/result_details.aspx?ObjectId=0900001680a563ca

This coming Friday, 23rd September, in a webinar for the ECML, David Little will be analysing the definition of plurilingual and intercultural education on which the Recommendation is based. More info and registration (and the recording of the first webinar in the series) here https://www.ecml.at/Resources/Webinars/tabid/5456/Default.aspx

2. The finalists for this year’s ELTons Innovation Awards have just been announced, and they’re more diverse than ever https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/eltons-innovation-awards-2022-finalists-0

3. Why Britons love to queue is the title of this piece looking at the economics of queuing from last week’s Economist https://www.economist.com/the-economist-explains/2022/09/15/why-britons-love-to-queue

4. Might there be a lesson somewhere in this Flicker feed of world leaders signing the book of condolences for Queen Elizabeth? I’m not sure! https://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/with/52363934429/

5. And, finally, the new UK health minister’s allergy: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/09/15/therese-coffey-tells-nhs-staff-stop-using-oxford-comma/

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