CLER Research Community with Global Reach

We research with people of diverse linguistic, cultural and social backgrounds and practices to make a difference to their lives.

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Covid-19: Language teachers’ lives in global lockdown

CLER curates a resource of 19 narratives from language educators around the world.

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Linguistic challenges of the transition from primary to secondary school

This ESRC project uses methods of corpus linguistics to explore challenges faced by students as they move from primary to secondary school.

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Interested in our research and want to connect with us? You can join us as a visiting academic, PhD researcher or MA student. Find out how.

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Welcome to CLER 

CLER is committed to understanding the role of language education in building inclusive, engaged and sustainable communities. We research with people of diverse linguistic, cultural and social backgrounds and practices to make a difference to their lives. 

Professor Maggie Kubanyiova, CLER Director  

CLER brings together leading scholars in language education research. We push theoretical and methodological frontiers in international scholarship and use our award-winning research to inform and challenge language education practice.
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We run a regular online CLER Conversation series, annual Distinguished Scholar in Residence symposia, research capacity-building events and professional development activities.
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We are committed to making our research accessible to a wide range of academic and professional communities. Check out our publications, podcasts, videos, and more.
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Read CLER researchers' short reflections on contemporary societal challenges and implications for language education research.
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Drawing upon sequential online surveys and interviews with undergraduate students, this study unveiled the entanglement among accessibility, understanding and usefulness...

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Please click here to read all about Dr Harry Kuchah’s successful trip to expand our research networks in South Africa...

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Alice Deignan’s ESRC funded project ‘The Linguistic Challenges of the Transition from Primary to Secondary School’ (grant ref ES/R006687/1) comes...

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We are delighted to announce that CLER’s Alice Deignan, along with Duygu Candarli & Florence Oxley have had their new...

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