Asset Languages is the assessment scheme for the DCSF Languages Ladder and is being developed by Cambridge Assessment through OCR and Cambridge ESOL, as part of the National Languages Strategy.
The Association for Language Learning (ALL) is the major subject association for those involved in teaching all foreign languages at all levels.
A University of Edinburgh-based research initiative focusing on language development and bilingualism in children and adults.
An on-line information portal supporting a wide range of products designed to show pupils and students the true value of languages in the workplace and beyond. Languages Work is also designed to help career advisers, teachers and parents to provide guidance on the use of languages at work and at play.
Links into Languages is a government-funded network of regional centres for the community of language educators in England, delivering professional development courses, support for networking and sharing of good practice as well as information, advice and resources.
The Multiverse website provides teacher educators and student teachers/trainees with a comprehensive range of resources focussing on the educational achievement of pupils from diverse backgrounds.
UK NARIC is the National Agency responsible for providing information and advice about vocational, academic and professional skills and qualifications from all over the world.
The National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC) is the UK professional body for all those interested in raising the achievement of bilingual pupils with English as an Additional Language.
The National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRC) at ContinYou is dedicated to providing information, advice and resources to supplementary schools across England.
Refugees into Teaching supports refugee teachers to return to teaching in England, and gives those with an interest in teaching more information and guidance.
The Routes into Languages Programme is an initiative funded by HEFCE and the DCSF to increase and widen participation in language study in upper secondary and higher education.
The SOAS language Centre provides beginners, intermediate and advanced evening and daytime courses in a wide range of African and Asian languages. They cater for the needs of individuals, commerce, industry, government and public organisations. A wide range of language learning resources and learning advice is available on the site.
LWW CETL is committed to enhancing the UK 's competence in languages of increasing strategic, commercial and civic importance as well as redressing the imbalance that exists between the HE sector's investment in the teaching and learning of less-commonly and more-commonly taught languages.
Share teaching materials and resources among teachers of community languages. Specific network pages also exist for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian.
TeacherNet brings together education resources and information. It is targeted at teachers, heads, LEAs, teaching assistants, support staff, supply teachers, overseas teachers, trainee teachers, SEN teachers and bursars.
A channel for everyone who works in education. Taking you inside classrooms and schools across the country; showing good teachers bringing the curriculum to life and improving schools.
The UCLA Language Materials Project (LMP) is an on-line bibliographic database of teaching and learning materials for over 100 Less Commonly Taught Languages. The site also contains language profiles including including information on the historical, cultural, and social roots of the language, a map showing where the language is spoken, basic facts about the grammar, writing systems, and history of the language.
Information on the UNESCO language programme and its strategy for cultural diversity. The site hosts an Atlas of the World Languages in Danger of Disappearing and lots of information on multilingualism and education in different cultural contexts.