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Volunteering opportunities

Your subject association needs you! ALL is now welcoming nominations and applications for a variety of roles within the association.  These are fantastic opportunities to get involved and shape the future of the association. Become a member of the ALL council ALL...

CLIL Conference

Sheffield Institute of Education invite you to their cross-curricular language (CLIL) conference that they are hosting in partnership with ALL FLAME in Sheffield this year.  The conference will look at successful approaches to teaching curriculum subjects through a...

Translate at City

Registration is now open for Translate at City, the City, University of London literacy translation summer school. There will be a wonderful line-up of tutors and speakers, and this year Swedish has been added to the list of language workshops! You can see the...

Launch of Head of Languages Handbook

You can now purchase the downloadable publication ‘The Head of Languages Handbook’ from the ALL store. The publication includes chapters on Reviewing the departments, Raising the MFL profile and Solving problems and is intended for anyone with a MFL...

Brexit Update 15 March 2017

Podcast on the rights of UK citizens in the EU: Jon Henley, joined by Jane Golding and Jennifer Rankin discuss the rights of UK citizens living in other EU countries post-Brexit. Vocational training shake-up: Vocational training will receive an extra £500m a year in a...

Language World 2017 – calling all primary language teachers!

Are you a primary language teacher? If so we have the event for you – Language World 2017, running at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, from Friday 24- Saturday 25 March 2017. We have a fabulous Exhibition showcasing language products, services,...

Report on America’s Languages

This week sees the publication of a new report into languages in America “America’s Languages. Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century.” ALL’s Chair of Trustees, René Koglbauer, strongly recommends reading this and at the very least, the executive...

Brexit Update 02 March 2017

Statement regarding Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, released on 10 February by the President of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, (AGB), David Adger, along with representatives from a number of other UK learned societies concerned with linguistics...

Return to Teaching Programme

A second round of applications for the Returners Engagement Programme pilot in the north-west and south-east of England went live on Friday 27 January 2017. This programme is aimed at providing training and employment for former teachers wishing to return to the...

Languages Teacher Training Scholarships

Are you passionate about French, German or Spanish? If so, you could receive a languages scholarship of £27,500 to train as a languages teacher in a secondary school. As a language teacher you can continue to use your language every day. You can play a part in...

DfE Survey on Teacher Retention

Department for Education calls for an understanding of teacher retention with a survey aimed at ex-teachers. If you have left teaching in the state-funded sector in England, DfE would like to hear from you. They have created a survey which will take roughly 5 minutes...

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