WP281 Collaboration between universities and third sector organisations in language education

Rampton & Cooke


In linguistics and language education (as elsewhere), involvement with third sector organisations (TSOs) can enhance teaching, research and the practical value of university work. But for both parties, it often takes special extra initiative to establish and maintain these links. What form do these efforts take? What are the benefits and challenges, opportunities and risks? And what could or should be done to optimise these collaborations?