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WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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An Aerialist in Portugal: An Interview with Solveig Bjermeland

Published: September 22, 2021

Skogfjorden alumna Solveig Bjermeland is studying (and teaching!) aerial arts at Salto International Circus School in Portugal. She shares the challenges and rewards of this international experience during COVID, and how her Language Villages experience prepared her to live and work abroad.

Called to Be Bilingual

By Janet E. Kurtz | Published: September 13, 2021

​Janet Kurtz considers all the adventures she has found through being bilingual, from studying abroad as a teenager to a career of teaching, service, and activism.

Living the Language in Summer 2021: Part 2

Published: September 1, 2021

After a year of not being able to offer residential programming due to COVID-19, we were delighted to be able to come together in multiple ways this past summer at Concordia Language Villages, both virtually and in-person. This week, the Language Villages team shares some behind-the-scenes moments from our summer staff orientations, discussing Outdoor Learning and Lived Language and Culture. This is part two of a two-part series.

Living the Language in Summer 2021

Published: August 25, 2021

After a year of not being able to offer residential programming due to COVID-19, we were delighted to be able to come together in multiple ways this past summer at Concordia Language Villages, both virtually and in-person. This week, the Language Villages team shares some behind-the-scenes moments from our summer staff orientations, which explore how we approached programming during the summer of 2021. This is part one of a two-part series.

An Interview with Inaugural Dietrich Fellow Evva Fenja Parsons

Published: August 18, 2021

The WorldView blog team interviews Evva Fenja Parsons, the inaugural Dietrich Fellow for 2021–22. Fenja has shown exceptional dedication to global citizenry and language education, and is the first recipient of the $25,000 Dietrich Fellowship. She discusses her plans to travel, serve, and learn across multiple continents during her year as a Dietrich Fellow.

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