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North East Branch

Sue Balmer, Steven Fawkes, Rosemary Hicks, Nathalie Paris, Rene Koglbauer and Jim McElwee organise events for the North East Branch, usually based in Newcastle, in collaboration with Network for Languages, and an annual competition for pupils to celebrate the European Day of Languages. To get in touch with this group, contact Steven Fawkes.

The ALL North East Branch works with and supports the ALL South Tyneside Network and the ALL Primary Hubs in the North East, which also organise events (see below for the full list of Primary Hubs in the North East region).

The North-East was one of the ALL Connect regions in 2015-16 and hosted free CPD events for interested teachers in KS2 and KS3 around the region.
See the full list of topics and supporting resources on the ALL Connect Blog.

ALL members in the North East hear about news, competitions and events through email updates which are sent to ALL members only. Become a member of ALL today to join your professional community in the North East and stay in the loop about these opportunities.



South Tyneside Network

Elena Diaz-Frances convenes the ALL South Tyneside Network. To get in touch with this group, please contact the ALL office, who will put you in touch with Elena.

Primary Hub

Consett and Gateshead Primary Hub

Nathalie Paris convenes the ALL Consett and Gateshead Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group, contact Nathalie Paris.

Durham Primary Hub

Erica Southern convenes the ALL Durham Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group contact Erica Southern.

Gosforth Primary Hub

Sarah Freeman convenes the ALL Gosforth Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group contact Sarah Freeman.

Newcastle Primary Hub

Newcastle University is the base for the ALL Newcastle Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group contact René Koglbauer.

Sunderland Primary Hub

Clare Seccombe convenes the ALL Sunderland Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group contact Clare Seccombe.

Throckley Primary Hub

Sue Balmer convenes the ALL Throckley Primary Hub. To get in touch with this group contact Sue Balmer.

ALL Connect

ALL Connect ran in the North East and offered free face to face and online training on major themes such as speaking, writing, grammar, transition and progression. Training was offered to those working in mainstream education in the primary and secondary sector, in partnership with the North Leadership Centre at Newcastle University (which houses Network for Languages North East and is co-ordinating the North East Teaching Schools Partnership).You can visit the ALL Connect Blog to view and download training materials.

Upcoming events in the North East region

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June 2017

MFL GCSE 9-1 Sharing Expertise

June 17 @ 09:30 - 14:30
Newcastle High School for Girls, Tankerville Terrace
Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3BA United Kingdom
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Focus: ‘not quite a conference, not quite a teachmeet’ The session content includes Speaking, and preparation for the exam – photo task, role-play task, and general conversation Preparing for the writing exam – unprepared writing, translation into the target language What are colleagues doing as end of module tests? What are colleagues doing for the end of Year 10 exam? What are colleagues planning for Year 11 mocks? What are colleagues doing about Grading? What published resources people are using? Which…

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ALL York Primary Hub Event

June 27 @ 16:00 - 18:00
Pathfinder Teaching School, Hull Road
York, YO10 5ZA United Kingdom
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Focus: TBC Contact: For more information on this event or to confirm your attendance, please contact Carolyn Pinckney. Click here for further York Primary Languages Hub Information.

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