The Our Languages project has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Linguists Threlford Memorial Cup, in recognition of the excellent work it has been doing in fostering the study of languages in the UK.
GCSE and A-Level students, and their parents, are being asked to complete a survey that will help towards the development of a new degree course at the University of Manchester.
A high profile event at the House of Lords will re-examine the link between language and identity and community languages and social cohesion. The event will celebrate the success of the Our Languages project and explore ways of continuing to raise the status of community languages in the UK.
Edexcel are looking to recruit Principal Examiners for– GCSE 2009 Urdu Unit 4: The Writings of Urdu. Edexcel is looking for outstanding individuals to take the lead in our new GCSE specification in Urdu which have been redeveloped as part of the wider 14-19 education reform programme.
Article about Our Languages in a Sheffield primary school
Teaching a new language alongside primary pupils’ first and second languages can create a multilingual environment that breeds self- confidence.
A study by an academic at the Collegium de Lyon in France has found that it is a “myth” that young children get confused if faced with the prospect of learning more than one language from a young age.
Learning their community language outside the home enhances the development of children from minority ethnic groups, according to research led by the University of Birmingham...
The European Award for Languages recognises creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate students and make the best of available resources. Apply by 30 January!