Translate Hundred Stories #GiveATranslation

Starting on Giving Tuesday Now, within one month, we will translate one hundred stories. Will you join us?

On Tuesday May 5 2020, the first Giving Tuesday Now took place. This global day for giving and unity is an emergency response to the unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19. Now that schools are closed, multilingual children who speak a different language at home, miss out on the languages they would otherwise use at school. Continue Reading

Welcome to the second part of our series on Free Digital Resources for Multilingual Learners. This time the focus is on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for distance learning.

The Rutu Foundation curated a series of free online resources specifically designed for multilingual learners to support schools, children, and parents in this difficult period. We will be sharing them during the next weeks, so check back often or subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you don’t miss anything.

Our first part with a list of Resources for Reading can be found here.


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The Sint Janschool in Amsterdam, one of the first Language Friendly Schools, uses the home languages of the children to counter inequality, to instill confidence in the students, and to enrich education by sharing information about different cultures and traditions of the students.

In February 2020, Dieneke Blikslager, the vice principal of the Sint Janschool was invited to the National Conference on Education Inequality to share her insights with teachers and researchers.
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