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German Teacher of the Year Awards 2018

German Teacher Award 2018 The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has issued an invitation for nominations for the 2018 German Teacher of the Year Award. The winners will receive a personal prize and a certificate. The prizes will be presented during...

ALL encourages language teachers to ‘keep on reading’!

The Association for Language Learning (ALL) wants to encourage all language teachers to keep on reading. To this end ALL has published a number of article collections to pique your interest and give you a burst of inspiration. Our articles and publications are written...

‘Adopt a Class’ project at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)

The Northern Ireland Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research (NICILT), has recently launched a call for undergraduate students of French, Irish and Spanish at Queen's University Belfast (QUB) to ‘adopt a class’ of twelve year olds at their former...

ALL Student Ambassadors attend APPG

Guest blog by ALL Student Ambassadors, Florence Brown and Tessa Stevenson, who attended the APPG meeting at the House of Lords An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting was held on Monday 29 January at the House of Lords on the topic of the cognitive benefits of...

Languages, Society and Policy Journal

Here at the Association for Language Learning (ALL) we like to keep members up to date with initiatives which will support your practice.  We would therefore like to draw your attention to a new online, open-access journal called “Languages, Society and Policy” run by...

Language Futures Click, Connect, Learn Project

Since 2013, Nesta and the Cabinet Office have been working together to increase the availability of volunteer-led tutoring within schools in order to improve the educational attainment of disadvantaged pupils. To this end, the Click, Connect, Learn fund was launched...

ALL Fellowship Nominations 2018

Nominations for ALL Fellowship 2018 are now open! The award of fellowship recognises ALL Individual Members who have made a long-standing contribution to language learning in the UK.  This will be beyond the call of their professional role and may be on a national or...

How becoming an active member of ALL can benefit you

ALL Council member David Shanks reflects on the benefits of becoming a member of ALL and engaging in local and regional events. I first became aware of ALL whilst completing my PGCE at the Institute of Education in 2009-10.  I duly took advantage of a next-to-nothing...

Connect locally or regionally with your languages subject association

If one of your resolutions for 2018 is to enrich your career and focus on your professional development, an Association for Language Learning membership could help steer you in the right direction. As one of our member benefits, ALL runs events across the country....

ALL’s Christmas Office Hours

The Association would like to wish all of our members, volunteers, partners and sponsors a restful and well deserved Christmas break. Please be aware that our office will be closed between 5pm on Friday 22 December 2017 until 9am on Tuesday 02 January 2018. See you in...

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