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[Chicago, IL: April 28, 2023] – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Klett World Languages and the Language Connects Foundation are proud to announce the launch of the LCF/Klett World Languages Award for Sustainable Development Education in the World Language Classroom. This award celebrates and rewards K-12 educators, higher education educators, and college or university students who have effectively integrated the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their classroom curriculum and projects.
The LCF/Klett World Languages Award for Sustainable Development Education in the World Language Classroom seeks to recognize and celebrate educators and students who are making a significant impact on sustainability education through language learning. The award is open to K-12 educators, higher education educators, and college or university students from the United States.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Language Connects Foundation to launch this new award,” said Klett World Languages Marketing Director, María Jesús Abilleira. “We recognize the important role that educators and students play in creating a sustainable future. We are proud to support and celebrate their efforts through this award.”
“We are delighted to partner with Klett World Languages to highlight the critical importance of global citizenship and social responsibility among language students and educators so to ensure a brighter future for generations to come. Klett has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to issues of sustainability, which align well with the goals of both ACTFL and, in particular, the Language Connects Foundation,” said LCF’s Director, Kit Hall.
Applications for the LCF/Klett World Languages Award for Sustainable Development Education in the World Language Classroom are now open. To learn more and to apply, please visit the Language Connects Foundation website.
Klett World Languages is the Chicago-based arm of the Klett Group, one of the leading educational institutions in the world. Since its foundation in 1897, the Klett Group has achieved strong economic success and innovation in the areas of education and culture. The company produces tailor-made educational media for students and adults, as well as course books for learners of all ages in the United States and Europe.
Their product portfolio includes high-quality educational products for Spanish, German, French and Italian – from textbooks to a broad range of readers, grammar and vocabulary products, exam preparation materials, and digital offerings
The Language Connects Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting language education and cultural exchange. Through partnerships and programs, the Language Connects Foundation supports language learning and fosters cross-cultural understanding and communication.
María Jesús AbilleiraMarketing Directormjabilleira@klettwl.com