Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
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SIL's dedication to language development past and present
SIL offers specialized and accredited training for people who wish to work in language assessment, either with SIL or through another organization. SIL fieldworkers, as members of the organization, must meet certain qualifications and complete specific training. The minimum pre-field academic requirements for an entry level language assessment position are:
These courses are offered at the following SIL training programs: