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Africa – Asia – Middle East news roundup

Time for a look at the magical world of TEFL in Rwanda, Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE and Pakistan. Rwandan teachers back at school to help country’s anglophone ambitions Although French now ranks as an official language alongside Kinyarwanda and English, … Continue reading

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Pakistan: the great divide between English language and literature

Pakistan: Speakers have said that the ‘great divide’ between English language and literature was harming the cause of teaching English and this gap between the two should be bridged keeping personal egos aside. ‘The lack of initiative to come to … Continue reading

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English to be made compulsory in new Education Policy

Pakistan: Federal Education Minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijrani has declared that the new Education Policy will be announced on Pakistan Day, March 23rd, 2009, introducing revolutionary changes aimed at raising the standard of education, notes the Daily Mail. He did … Continue reading

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Malaysian students exposed to literature

Pakistan: 37 English Language Teachers Trained The Federal College of Education of the Ministry of Education has trained as many as 37 (!) English language teachers of Islamabad Capital Territory. The programme focused on techniques and principles of language teaching, … Continue reading

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