Jan 18, 2016

Britain to offer language classes to female Muslim migrants

Britain will fund English-language classes for Muslim women migrants in hopes that building community cohesion will help fight extremism. Prime Minister David Cameron says the £20 million ($28.5 million) fund will help tens of thousands of women facing social isolation and discrimination. Writing Monday ...

Jul 18, 2015

Honda makes English official

Honda is just the latest in a growing number of Japanese firms embracing English as its official language; now the nation's education system needs to respond with more effective ways of teaching the language.

Jun 10, 2015

Higher Japanese proficiency urged for foreign nursing care interns

The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language asked the government Monday to toughen a Japanese-language proficiency requirement for foreign nursing care interns. The request came after an advisory panel for the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry lowered the requirement for foreigners before ...