Articles by Alice McMahon

Alice McMahon went to school in Devon and is a graduate in Languages from Oxford University. She spent a year teaching English in Alsace, France on her year abroad and has also taught English in Oxford and Sierra Leone. She has recently returned from Senegal, where she spent several months teaching English to students from across Africa.

World Teachers’ Day: What is the message?

“… A global shortage of teachers impedes the right of children and young people to access quality education.”


Balfour and his Declaration

The Balfour Declaration’s Legacy of Conflict

From the beginning, Jewish and Arab views on the declaration were sharply opposed.


Can we only be bothered to speak English?

Opinion: Brexit would spell disaster for UK Language Learning

Languages are about connection, making links and shared understanding – leaving the EU is about breaking those links.


World map with flags

Make Languages a priority again

In the UK, the message students receive is that languages just aren’t a priority.


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