International Newsletter: March 2023

International educators work with WIDA researchers to link WIDA MODEL to the CEFR

In January, international school educators joined WIDA researchers in Madrid to link WIDA MODEL Online scores to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The CEFR is an international standard for describing language proficiency and is used by schools and organizations around the world for teaching, learning, and assessment.

Read more

Ask Fatima: WIDA International School Consortium transition

This month, Fatima answers questions about the transition of the WIDA International School Consortium to a new research-focused center, the Multilingual Learning Research Center, at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Read more

Focus school: Osaka YMCA International School

Read about how Osaka YMCA International School (OYIS) is the only international school located in Osaka city that is an IB World School, offering all three programmes.

Read more

WIDA resources and research: March 2023

To support multilingual students and educators, WIDA provides resources and research on a range of topics. See what’s new, review what you might have missed, or have a sneak peek at what is coming soon.

Read more

(re)Tweet of the month: March 2023

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues.

Read more

Conferences and professional learning 

WIDA participates in many conferences and professional learning events around the world. Join us virtually at a number of events dedicated to leading the field in working with multilingual learners.

Read more
two students in classroom reading

Become a WIDA Member School

Join the WIDA International School Consortium, a global network of schools using WIDA resources and assessments to support multilingual learners.