Teaching and Learning Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice

Teaching and Learning Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice. A new MOOC (free online course). A team of researchers at the Universities of Southampton, Essex and Reading have developed a free online course, open to anyone, to encourage...

Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Competition

This year’s Routes into Languages East Mother Tongue Other Tongue poetry competition is now open. It is aimed at encouraging school students whose first language wasn’t English to share their Mother Tongue by remembering or creating poetry written in their...

Know an outstanding German Teacher?

Nominations for the 17th Annual German Teacher Award are open, again but are closing soon! Our wonderful colleagues at the German Embassy in London have extended their deadline to nominate your outstanding German Teacher!  Exciting!  So a reminder of what you need to...

Free Spanish Workshops

  The Education and MFL Advisers at the Consejería de Educación (The Spanish Embassy Education Office in UK and in Ireland) together with Extenda, the Andalusian Promotion Agency have developed 8 free workshops for Spanish Teachers, starting on May 12th until...

The Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry

Those of us who were at Language World earlier this year will remember the inspiring keynote talk by Charlotte Ryland, from the Translation Exchange and the Stephen Spender Trust. She really enthused the audience with the creative teaching possibilities of poetry...

Calling all Year 13 teachers and their students

Professor Claire Gorrara, one of our inspirational speakers at Language World 2020, spoke to the conference direct from Cardiff University about the language mentoring project which started in Wales and is now available to schools in England through the Languages...

Online Teaching with Joe Dale

Joe Dale shared his wealth of knowledge and vast expertise to help teachers with an array of online tools and technology in light of school closures and the need for teachers to move to online teaching and distance learning.  Read more here Joe shared a very detailed...

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