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Teacher Briefing 21: 2020 School Exams cancellation arrangements

This year’s summer exam series in UK, including A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications, and all primary assessments have been cancelled to fight the spread of coronavirus. On 20 March 2020 the DfE announced that the exam regulator, Ofqual, and exam boards would work with teachers to provide grades to students. On 26 March Ofqual […]

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Home Learning Help – Lirica

Lirica is all about learning languages through music!  What could be more fun?!  Our friends at Lirica have kindly offered to help and support Spanish teachers through giving one month's free access to their resources! For more details see here

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Home Learning Help – Linguacuisine

On Friday 27 March many of you joined Linguacuisine for a wonderful live-streaming event on Facebook  were they made the classic Italian dessert Tiramisu (meaning ‘pull me up’ or ‘cheer me up’) and the chance to learn some Italian! The Italian recipe for Tiramisu is...

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Home Learning Help from our Corporate Sponsors – Linguascope

FREE FRENCH RESOURCES BY MARTINE PILLETTE Martine Pillette (author of Labo Grammaire, C’est Parti, Vrai de Vrai, and many other amazing resources) has offered to create weekly sequences of activities to help French teachers during COVID-19 school closures. We would...

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Home Learning Help from our Corporate Members – Vocab Express

How to access Vocab Express resources for free: Visit Vocab Express and choose which resources you would like to trial Download the order form and let us know which resources you’d like Email education.support@harpercollins.co.uk with your completed order form or any...

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Home Learning Help from our Corporate Members – Educandy

A generous offer from our friends at Educandy - all totally free. Educandy.com: Create interactive activities for free Are you looking to can create interactive learning games but have no time to learn how? With Educandy, you can create engaging activities in minutes....

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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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Teacher Briefing 20: Remote Working & Online Teaching

In the context of the current pandemic and governmental advice about avoiding / limiting personal contact or staying at home entirely schools and teachers are looking for ways of using technology and self-study approaches to help students continue their language...

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Further details on exams and grades announced

Guidance on the forthcoming process of awarding qualifications this summer. For more details see here Currently there is no advice given on languages such as heritage and community languages but as an Association we are seeking clarity on this and will provide updates...

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