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Myngle in Keynote speech on e-learning 2.0; Consumers lead the way

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Hi all,
This week, on February 2 & 3, the 11th national e-learning congress of The Netherlands was held in Philips High Tech Campus, Eindhoven.
First keynote speaker was Vincent Everts. Vincent is one of the top 25 speakers in The Netherlands and an innovation guru,  trendwatcher, passionate speaker, consultant, debate leader and video blogger. A man with [...]

Accenture Innovation Awards 2009

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Hello Mynglers,
On Thursday the 5th of the November, Myngle took part in the Accenture Innovation Seminar, where the most innovative leaders from the Media, Communications and High Tech industry active in the Netherlands, were recognized and awarded!
As Myngle was last year’s winner of the main Innovation Award 2008, it was great to be back and [...]

Virtual Round Table Conference - Language Learning with Technology

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Dear Mynglers,
I would like to invite you all to participate to the Virtual Round Table conference.
It is a 2-day live online conference which takes place on 12-13 November (Thu/Fri) 2009. It is all about “language learning with technology” and it is a completely green conference since no-one has to travel to attend.
To know more [...]

Teacher’s Day Around The World!

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Hello Mynglers!
Based on a previous post on teacher’s day, I got interested to see how and when teacher’s day is celebrated around the world. The results were really diverse but the meaning behind the day stays the same. It’s a perfect opportunity for all of us to pay tribute to our teachers! Here are some [...]

European Day of Languages Conference

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Last Friday Myngle took part in the European Day of Languages Conference in Brussels!
The European Day of Languages was declared by the Council of Europe in 2001 to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity. We were very excited to be invited to the heart of Europe for the conference. We were among the company of some [...]

Happy Teacher’s Day

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Happy Teacher’s Day!
Today is the birthday of Confucius and is celebrated throughout Taiwan as Teacher’s Day!
Confucius is a hallmark of not only Chinese education. He is a paragon for all teachers, symbolizing the philosophy of “Educate all without discrimination and teach according to the abilities of one’s students”. Confucius himself is credited with having taught [...]

Winners of the Myngle-LANCELOT scholarship announced!

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

It is time to finally announce the winners of our Myngle and LANCELOT School joint scholarship!
LANCELOT School GmbH is a training center for language teachers which offers a LANCELOT course as well as live online workshops, a newsmaster program and events.
Myngle has decided to grant a full scholarship to one teacher for the 10-weeks LANCELOT [...]

Language Learning Links!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Greeting to all Mynglers!
Today I’d like to share with you some very valuable and thought provoking links!
First in line is a post that tries to prioritize language education by separating languages into three tiers. It’s an interesting way to divide languages, which places in the top 5  English, Spanish, Chinese, French and Russian. I was [...]

Opening School In Alotenango

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Greetings Mynglers,
I hope you all remember in the beginning of June, Marina introduced our first project trying to make a small difference in the world! We sponsor Thea as a project coordinator for Foundation Los Ninos. Thea will be leaving for Guatemala, to help children out of poverty and illiteracy. She is not speaking Spanish [...]

If there were Language Olympics…

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Hello Mynglers!
I was watching the 8th World Games that currently take place in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and somehow my thoughts were led to languages! You may now wonder “What games?” and “How are they linked to languages?” but bear with me!
The World Games are bringing together 3000 athletes from 98 participating countries for this quadrennial sub-Olympic [...]

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