International & Heritage Languages Association
Winner of the 2016 UNESCO Linguapax Award!

Publications about IHLA


Aberdeen, T. (2017). The International and Heritage Languages Association's contributions to multiculturalism and multilingualism- 40 years of service. In T. M. Mollel Home: Stories connecting us all (pp. 22-24). 


Bilash, O. & Aberdeen, T. (2016). IHLA wins the 2016 International Linguapax Award! Reflexions 36​(16), 10-14.


Publications by IHLA Members about their communities


Aberdeen, T. & Bilash, O.  (2016, Summer). Six things you might not know about heritage language schools. Language Issues, 27 (1)


Aberdeen, T,  (2016). Keeping refugee families connected through heritage language schools. WRRECA 2015 Reanimating adult education: Conflict, violence, and learning, 2-7, Edmonton, AB University of Alberta

Bilash, O., & Wu, J. (1998). The influence of bilingual education on student self-identity and inter-cultural sensitivity: Perspectives from Grade 6 children in Chinese and Ukrainian bilingual programs. Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, 2, 68-87. 

Nedashkivska, A., & Bilash, O. (2015). Ukrainian Language Education Network: A case of engaged scholarship in Canada. Building Engaged Scholarship  Journal, 1(1), 105-129.

Prokop, M. (2009). A history of teaching German in Alberta. Okotoks, AB: Manfred Prokop.


Presentations about IHLA at National and International Conferences


Aberdeen, T. & Emilsson Peskova, R. (2018, June 3). Umbrella organizations for heritage language schools. Crossroads of Languages and Cultures, University of Crete, Rethymno, Greece.


Aberdeen, T. (2017, August 25). Heritage language schools in Alberta. Móðurmál - the Association on Bilingualism Annual Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Pallard, J. (2017, August 25). Accreditation process of HL teaching in Alberta, Canada. Móðurmál - the Association on Bilingualism Annual Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Aberdeen, T. (2017, August 26). Project-based learning for curriculum development in heritage language schools. Móðurmál - the Association on Bilingualism Annual Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Aberdeen, T., Lekkos-Carrozza, M., & Cortese, A. (2017, April 7). Edmonton IHLA: Winner of the 2016 UNESCO Linguapax award. Languages without Borders, Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Cortese, A. (2017, April 8). Parents matter: Parents' perceptions and expectations of the heritage language school on children's language and learning development. Languages without Borders, Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.



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