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Webinar: Information on the Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium

September 23, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


uncJoin us September 23 for a webinar to learn more about how teachers can get student teams involved in the Learning through Languages High School Symposium, held December 5 at UNC Chapel Hill. Team applications are due in October, and those wanting to find out more details can register for the webinar using this form.

In this research competition, NC world language high school students will have the opportunity to showcase their language, research, and presentation skills in a scholarly environment. Participation in the symposium is free and teams are selected to participate via application process. Eligible students include those who study Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian or Spanish. Participating students are encouraged to be at Level III or higher, or heritage speakers. For more information and to fill out an application for your students, please visit, read answers to frequently asked questions, or watch this video about the program. Participation in the live broadcast of the webinar results in an email receipt with 1 contact hour towards a CEU for licensure renewal.  Note: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.

Applications open: September 18
Informational webinar:
 September 23
Application deadline:
 October 10
Notification of acceptance: October 15


Sponsored by the UNC African Studies Center, Carolina Asia Center, UNC Center for European Studies, UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, and UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.


September 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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