Journal of Culture and Values in Education (JCVE) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access academic e-journal for cultural and educational research. The overarching goal of the journal is to disseminate original research findings that make significant contributions to different areas of education, culture and values of different societies. The aim of the journal is to promote the work of academic researchers in the humanities, cultural studies and education.
The purpose of this issue is to provide a space for scholars to disseminate theory and research about the influence of language in educational contexts. There are 12 articles in this issue and they are organized according to the following categorization: The first one is the "Editorial" article serves as the introduction to the special issue, and provides an interpretive overview of the articles and offer an explanation of their relevance for understanding the complex nature of contemporary education, articles 2-4 cover theory and method, articles 5-9 deal with policy and teacher development, and articles 10-12 cover classroom practices.