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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Festival of Music For further information, see the Fête de la Musique page, our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.
Focus: This event is aimed at researchers, teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators. Sessions will cover talks and workshops led by practitioners from successful CLIL and immersion projects. Topics will include: The impact of CLIL and immersion techniques on pupils’ motivation and progress; CLIL pedagogy in EAL contexts Practical ideas for increasing cognitive challenge, motivation and engagement in the primary and secondary classroom How cross curricular learning can support pupils who will take England’s new language exams What we can…
Please explore the Primary Languages Revel in Reading flyer for further details. Everyone is welcome, regardless of educational sector: you do not need to be teaching in primary school to have an interest in finding out what is going on in KS1 & KS2. Indeed, people who teach in KS3 and/or Adult Beginners are very likely to pick up a few useful tips!
We are delighted to welcome Liz Black, David Shanks and Robert Woore as our speakers for the event. For further information and to purchase your ticket, please access Eventbrite using this link. ALL Members: £10, ALL Group Members: £25, Non-Members: £35 and Trainee teachers: Free Why not ask your CPD Coordinator about financing you to attend? Certificates of attendance will be provided.
For further information or to book a place, please email Nieves Sadullah.
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The Whole Education Summer Conference is a celebration of great practice, designed to help schools learn from each other on how to confidently deliver a high quality ‘whole education’ in your context. Delegates will choose from a huge range of sessions from schools in the network that are successfully innovating to provide a whole education for all. Schools will also learn more about how to make the most of our core offer programmes Leading a Whole Education for senior leaders…
Agenda to follow. All interested are welcome.
Venue: The Chapel House, Great Fryupdale YO21 2AS Host: Liz Black Provisional programme speakers to include; Karl Pfeiffer Director Goethe-Institut London, Steven Fawkes ALL, Eva Lamb ALL, Ian Bloor, Sabine Uppard, amongst others. We can suggest reasonable Bed+breakfast accommodation locally. Please email Liz Black to express an interest in attending and if you would like to contribute to the Show and Tell by Friday June 28th.
Bastille Day A range of activities for la Fête Nationale can be found in the Francophonie area of the Language Zones. Creative ideas can be found on our Pinterest board. Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.
Come and join Southampton University Primary Languages (SUPL) for this FREE one-day event to find out more about FL literacy, creativity and challenge! We have three inspirational guest speakers: Bernadette Holmes – Born Global, Dawn Alexander Joseph – Hackney Learning Trust – Primary Languages Coordinator and Clare Seccombe – Lightbulb Languages and FL practitioner. You can also join workshops led by SUPL teachers exploring FL literacy practice: phonics, graded readers, authentic texts and writing. We can offer all attendees free access…
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 9 August every year: Celebrating the lives of indigenous populations, and drawing attention to the discrimination and loss of rights they often face. You can find more information on the website of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues including the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples adopted in September 2007. Further information can be found here.
International Youth Day 12 August every year: Celebrating the experiences and voices of young people. Set up in 2000, the United Nations visit the International Youth Day celebrates the experiences and voices of young people. Each Day has a different annual theme. Further information can be found here.
The return to school Activities for La Rentrée Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.
My first day of school Activities for Mein erster Schultag Further information about celebrations and festivals in Germany and the German-speaking world.
8 September every year: UNESCO celebrates International Literacy Day to remind the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. For further information, visit the UN’s International Literacy Day and the UNESCO Literacy Programme websites, and view this UNESCO infographic about world literacy and why it is important. Further information can be found here.
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.
European Day of Languages 2018 26 September every year: 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, and get more ideas from our themes section. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for…
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.
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.
The next French Teachers' Day at the Institut francais will take place on Saturday 5th October 2019. Registrations are not yet open, but you can register your interest in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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.