Languages as Career Skills

  • In its recent report Making Languages Our Business: Addressing Foreign Language Needs Among U.S. Employers, The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) underscored the need for world language abilities in all sectors of the US economy, particularly those in certain trades or sectors.

    actfl infographic

    Page 20 of the report that depicts the future demand for world language skills by sector:

    demand chart

    The Delaware Context

    world language policy report

    The Delaware Department of Education acknowledges that there are many possibilities for connecting world languages with Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways. World languages are critical career and workplace skills; therefore, the department is committed to providing an aggressive K-12 world language education plan that prepares Delaware students with the language skills they need to thrive in college, in a career or as a good neighbor.

    DE CTE Pathways and World Language Connections

    CTE Pathway Connections with World Languages (COMING SOON!)

  • Infographics and Promotional Information

    world languages are career and workplace skills student infographic educator infographic spanish infographic workplace skills workplace skills 2 workplace skills 3

Last Modified on March 12, 2020