ALL runs events across the country, ranging from national events such as the annual Language World conference to local network events. CPD offered by our branches, networks and primary hubs is tailored to the needs of teachers in their locality and is run by teachers, for teachers.
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International Day of Peace 21 September ever year: the International Day of Peace was brought into being by United Nations Resolutions in 1981 and 2001. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide and thousands of organizations across the globe now actively observe Peace Day. Further information can be found here.
We are fortunate to have Dr Michael Wardle, HMI, OFSTED Lead for Languages, addressing local teachers about the new Education Inspection Framework and is implications for Language teachers and schools. We also welcome from the British Council Vicky Gough to talk about the ambitious challenges offered by international projects and links. This is an ALL member event and is free of charge. Please check your membership. Members are welcome to invite a member of SLT to accompany them. Please register…
Main Themes: Transition, Engaging the Wider Community, CLIL and Online Training. Keynote Speaker: Jane Harvey, President, Association for Language Learning (ALL): “Pupil engagement and enjoyment of language learning through projects”. Programme for the day: French for Families and Teacher Training: Daniel Champlin from Victoria Primary School, Falkirk Council will talk about how he engaged with the parent community through the French for Families Course. Daniel will also present on how he has been supporting and developing teacher training in his…
A day to celebrate languages and language learning – the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe. Find out more and download resources from the Council of Europe’s European Day of Languages website. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for Schools. The theme this year is A Magical Trip.
German Unity Day 03 October every year: The day of German unity (Tag der deutschen Einheit) is a nationwide public holiday marking the official reunification of Germany in 1990. Find out more on the UK German Connection website.
Focus will be on using etwinning to engage learners. For further information, please contact Sarah Timlin.
The focus of the meeting will be 'a school action plan for MFL'. For further details, including how to book a place, please contact Sue Cave.
Sign up now for the Goethe-Institut German Teachers' Day! This day is aimed at secondary school teachers and will include seminars, advice and tools for German teaching as well as providing an excellent networking opportunity. The content of the workshops and presentations will focus on teaching literature at A-level, motivating your students as well as news and offers from the Goethe-Institut. Travel allowances available. For further information, please explore the Goethe-Institut website.
Updates on MFL news, resources and events plus a chance to network! Our autumn welcome event is for trainee teachers and NQTs in and around Oxfordshire. We will be updating you on MFL news, resources and events in and around Oxfordshire and nationally plus providing an opportunity to socialise with and meet other trainee teachers and NQTs from across the county and beyond. You will hear from recently qualified trainees and recent NQTs who will provide you with tips and…
World Teachers’ Day 05 October every year: To celebrate the unique and vital role of teachers, in every country and continent of the world. For further information, visit the UNESCO website and the World Teachers’ Day website.
The next French Teachers' Day at the Institut francais will take place on Saturday 5th October 2019. Get the latest updates on the Institut’s offers for schools, attend inspiring presentations by some of today’s best speakers and trainers in languages pedagogy, and network with fellow professionals to share best practices in your field. Boost your French teaching skills with fresh ideas for a successful academic year! Limited seating and affordable pricing, don’t miss this great opportunity! Full details including registration are…
Cultural festival (White night) First Saturday in October: every year from 7pm ’til 7am on the first Saturday in October, Paris blossoms into a fantastic harvest of art, music and theatrical events. Find out more here.
Agenda: Welcome and refreshments - 4pm CLiL - Virginia Alfaro (KS2-5) Collaborative MFL Projects – Sarah Schechter (KS2-5) The Language Magician – Helena Ground (KS2-3 (transition) The Language Magician Transition Workshop Case-Studies – Fiona Elliott / Carlota Casuarez (KS2) Target Language Teaching - Jane Driver (KS2-5) Open Forum for Peterborough MFL Collaboration This event is free for members and non-members of ALL, so please come along and join us. Subsequent events will remain free to ALL members. To register, please…
Come along for networking with other local teachers of Primary MFL in a relaxed atmosphere. Speakers will share tried and tested ideas as well as practical tips and there is always plenty of animated group discussion. Topics this time will include Drama techniques and the freely available Language Magician assessment software. Put the date in your diary now! To book your free place please email: email@example.com
Spain’s National Day 12 October every year: The National Day of Spain, also known as Día de la Hispanidad, is celebrated on October 12. Find out more here and here.
The National Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2019 will assess the latest best practice methods and strategies to enhance MFL teaching provision and improve attainment for all MFL pupils. The welcome address will be delivered by Jane Harvey, President of the Association for Language Learning. For further details, please explore the event website.
The Council for Subject Associations and the British Council are working in partnership to highlight, explore and develop global learning in the curriculum. This phase of the collaboration will culminate in a unique conference on Friday 18 October 2019. We will share knowledge about global learning and explore how it can be taught within and across multiple subject disciplines in a range of case studies, including examples from the Geographical Association, the Design and Technology Association, as well as leading practitioners. There will be plenty of…
This first meeting of the new academic year will explore planning for the new Ofsted framework. For further details and to book a place, please contact Nathalie Paris.
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10 November every year: the objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) are to strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies; to promote national and international solidarity for a shared science between countries; to renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies; and to draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raise support for the scientific endeavour. Further information is available on the UN World…
St Martin’s Day St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children – it is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism. Click here for further information and resources. Find teaching ideas and activities here.
11 November every year: Armistice Day, also known as Poppy Day or Remembrance Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war, specifically since World War I (1914-1918). It is observed on 11 November because World War I ended on that date in 1918. Further information and resources can be found here.
The next ALL South London Primary Hub Meeting take place at Rosendale Primary School on Tuesday 12th November, from 16.15-17.00.
Now in its 31st year, Europe’s largest language event returns to Olympia in 2019 and offers outstanding talks, classes and features. The show offers the latest products and resources, ways to learn and ways to teach as well as fun and entertainment; 80 free seminars 100 exhibitors taster classes in 20 languages dedicated programme for teachers resources, tools and technology book publishers and online providers the best ways to learn a language music and dance free admission, talks and classes…
16 November every year: Encouraging respect, dialogue and cooperation among different cultures, civilizations and peoples. Find out more on the UN Website or the UNESCO Promoting Tolerance web page.
20 November marks the day in which the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959. Universal Children’s Day acknowledges the importance of actively promoting the welfare of the world’s children. Further information can be found on the Global Dimension website.
NPLS is the Northern Primary Languages Show organised by ALLNE and partners. This year NPLS has a major introductory focus on the new OFSTED Inspection Framework and its implications for languages. Delegates may wish to invite SLT colleagues to accompany them - for information and planning purposes - at the same special rate. This conference is for members of ALL (Association for Language Learning). It is being planned and will be delivered by teachers and experienced trainers from the North.…
The focus will be on creating and promoting a multilingual culture in school. For further information, please contact Sarah Timlin.