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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 Mother Language Day

February 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

Created by UNESCO to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual education but also to develop fuller awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue.” Please find further information here.  

The Future of Modern Foreign Languages in Education Conference – ALL Partner Event

February 26 @ 08:00 - 17:00

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) in education are on the verge of a crisis, with recent data from the Teaching Schools Council showing that less than half of secondary school pupils take a Modern Foreign Languages GCSE and less than one third achieve a good grade.  In February 2018, the DofE published statistics that showed that there is a shortage of around 31% of modern foreign languages teachers. The EBac (European baccalaureate) has driven up demand and a recent study by…

ALL Bristol Secondary Languages Hub

February 26 @ 16:30 - 17:30

GCSE Moderation Event. For further information, and to book, please explore the event link.  

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Webinar: Developing a Mastery Approach for Success at GCSE

February 27

For further details including timings, please explore the ALL London website.

ALL West of England Conference – ‘Next steps for ALL: Enriching the Curriculum

March 2 @ 09:00 - 13:30

Its finally here! Details of the ALL West of England’s branch March Conference. There are some superb workshop leaders and the fabulous Martine Pillette all coming to Bristol for our ‘Next Steps for ALL’ event. 2019 prices have been reduced from last year so we hope more of you can attend and be part of this superb morning. Of course the event is held in Bristol, not too far from Cribbs Causeway or Central Bristol should you wish to combine…

ALL Bristol Secondary Languages Hub

March 5 @ 16:30 - 17:30

A-level Moderation Event. For further information and to book, please explore the event link.

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* LRB Committee Meeting

March 5 @ 17:30 - 19:00

World Book Day

March 7
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day first of March, repeating indefinitely

A day to celebrate the joys of books and reading. Find out more on the World Book Day website.

ALL Yorkshire Sixth Form Day

March 7 @ 09:30 - 15:45

Our annual Sixth Form Days have become very popular over the years and both teachers and students have appreciated the quality of the workshops and lectures and the motivating impact of the foreign language film screenings. Our new format which combines all three languages on the same day means that we can help schools keep costs down and offer the event at fees that are affordable to participating students, well below what commercial providers charge for an intensive language day.…

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A Webinar with David Shanks: ‘Pragmatic use of technology in MFL’

March 7 @ 20:00 - 21:00

For further details, please explore the ALL London website.

ALL Rugby Primary Languages Hub

March 11 @ 15:45 - 17:30

Looking at memorisation strategies for primary languages, plus the usual ‘show & tell’ - please do being something (an idea or resource) to share with others. To book a place, please email Lou Smith louiselordsmith@gmail.com  

A-Level Event – Year 13 Spanish Masterclass

March 13 @ 16:00 - 18:00

Newcastle High School for Girls, in kind association, is informing ALLNE / NfLNE colleagues of events they have planned which might be of interest to teachers of A-level students. Year 13 Spanish Masterclass Feminism and Franco lecture with questions and answers sessions – led by Jennie King If you are interested in attending this event please contact Jennie King - J.king@ncl.gdst.net  

East Sussex ALL Primary Hub

March 14 @ 15:45 - 17:45

Theme: Global Citizenship and language learning Location: Hankham Primary School For further information please contact Sarah Timlin

El Dia de San Jose/el Dia del Padre

March 19
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

St Joseph’s Day/Father’s Day For further information, see our Spanish Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

International Day of Happiness

March 20
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

To promote happiness as a universal goal and aspiration in the lives of human beings around the world. Further background can be found on the UN International Day of Happiness web page.

Journée Internationale de la Francophonie

March 20
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

International Francophonie Day Journée internationale de la Francophonie is observed every March to celebrate the French language and Francophone culture.

World Poetry Day

March 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

Celebrating poetry and the power of language. World Poetry Day supports linguistic diversity through poetic expression and offers endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities. Further information is available on the UN World Poetry Day web page.

ALL Leeds Bradford Primary Hub Meeting

March 21 @ 16:30 - 17:30
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One event on March 21, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on June 6, 2019 at 4:30pm

This academic year, the ALL Leeds Primary Hub will meet on the following dates: Thursday 6 December 2018, 4:30 – 5:30pm Thursday 21 March 2019, 4:30 – 5:30pm Thursday 6 June 2019, 4:30 – 5:30pm For further information, please contact Vicky Cooke.

Language World 2019

March 22 @ 08:00 - March 23 @ 17:00

The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages sector which attracts up to 250 participants a day, with a large number coming from primary and secondary schools. – It’s an exhibition: a large and varied exhibition showcasing the latest in language learning resources and support – It’s a real boost to your teaching: a great way to recharge your batteries – a two day shot of ideas, advice,…

A Level Event – Year 13 French Masterclass

March 28 @ 16:00 - 18:00

Newcastle High School for Girls, in kind association, is informing ALLNE / NfLNE colleagues of events they have planned which might be of interest to teachers of A-level students. Year 13 French Masterclass – Life in Les Banlieues lecture with questions and answers sessions - led by Greg Bignot If you are interested in attending this event please contact Jennie King - J.king@ncl.gdst.net  

Poisson d’avril

April 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of April, repeating indefinitely

Further information about Poisson d’Avril can be found on the following websites: French today and French Wikipedia For art and craft ideas, head to our French Festivals Pinterest page.  

International Children’s Book Day

April 2
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of April, repeating indefinitely

02 April is Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, and since 1967 International Children’s Book Day has been celebrated on or around this day to inspire a love of reading and celebrate children’s books. Find out more on the International Children’s Book Day web pages, and view themes and posters from previous years.

ALL Consett & Gateshead Primary Hub

April 3 @ 16:15 - 17:30

Theme: Post Language World: take aways from the annual conference. If you are attending Language World, please be prepared to share what you learnt; if you are not attending, come and learn from those who are! For more information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Nathalie Paris.  

Newcastle – A Level Spanish Masterclass

April 13 @ 09:00 - 12:00

Newcastle High School for Girls, in kind association, is informing ALLNE / NfLNE colleagues of events they have planned which might be of interest to teachers of A-level students. A Level Spanish Masterclass IRP presentations and debate – with other regional schools. Please book attendance -  max 30 pupils realistically in groups of 15 If visiting MFL teachers offer to support by chairing. The pupils present their 2 minute IRP and other pupils come up with pertinent questions in the…

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mfltwitterati Conference #mfltwitterati. A free event sponsored by Linguascope

April 27

For further information, please explore the ALL London website.

Newcastle – A Level French Masterclass

April 27 @ 09:00 - 12:00

Newcastle High School for Girls, in kind association, is informing ALLNE / NfLNE colleagues of events they have planned which might be of interest to teachers of A-level students. A Level French Masterclass IRP presentations and debate– with other regional schools. Please book attendance -  max 30 pupils realistically in groups of 15 If visiting MFL teachers offer to support by chairing The pupils present their 2 minute IRP and other pupils come up with pertinent questions in the TL…

Walpurgisnacht

April 30
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of April, repeating indefinitely

Walpurgis Night Walpurgisnacht (Walpurgis Night) is the night from 30 April to 1 May. Legend has it that on this night, witches hold a festival on the Blocksberg mountain to await the arrival of spring. Find out more on the UK-German Connection website.

Maibaumfest

May 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

May Day 01 May – Maibaumfest is the German festival that celebrates spring. A Maibaum is a maypole – a tall pole with lots of ribbons for dancing around. For further information, see our German Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

La Fete du Travail

May 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

Labour Day For further information, see ‘Je porte bonheur… vive le premier mai!’, our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

Europe Day

May 9
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

09 May every year: Celebrating the creation of the European Union. Europe Day commemorates 9 May 1950, when the ‘Schuman declaration’ proposed the creation of an organised Europe, to help maintain peaceful relations between European countries. Visit the European Commission website to find out more.

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