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German Teacher Awards 2019

German Teacher Awards 2019

The annual German Teacher Award and the ‘Sommerfest der deutschen Sprache’ pay tribute to and recognise the best and most committed champions of German in primary and secondary schools across the UK. This year's ‘Sommerfest’ was attended by over 250 teachers and...

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Language Trends 2019

Language Trends 2019

Language Trends is an annual survey of primary and secondary schools in England, designed to gather information about the current situation for language teaching and learning. Its aims are to assess the impact of policy measures in relation to languages and to analyse...

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The Linguacuisine ‘LinguaChef’ Prize

The Linguacuisine ‘LinguaChef’ Prize

The LinguaChef Prize will be awarded to the person who uploads the best language learning recipe using the Linguacuisine recipe author software during the period 14 June to 31 August 2019. The prize consists of a payment of £200 plus a LinguaChef Gold Certificate....

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Announcement of President Elect

Announcement of President Elect

On behalf of the Management Board and the Trustees, I am delighted to announce that Dr Kim Bower will take up her role as President Elect in September 2019. Kim is a principal lecturer at the Sheffield Institute of Education, a Principal Fellow of the Higher Eduction...

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National Modern Foreign Languages Conference

National Modern Foreign Languages Conference

With the summer holidays fast approaching, there is no better time to prepare yourself for a great start to next term by securing a place at the National Modern Foreign Languages Conference. With our own ALL President Jane Harvey and Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP (DfE Minister...

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The Teacher Effect

The Teacher Effect

Department for Education Blog for teachers, by teachers. Covering everything from reducing workload to pupil premium, school leadership and pupil wellbeing. Recently added is Ryan's Teacher Effect story - by helping his pupils to see language in context, Ryan showed...

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ALL Council welcomes new members

ALL Council welcomes new members

The ALL Council is chaired by the President of the Association. It is composed of twelve ALL members, who are elected from the membership and serve for a period of three years.  ALL's elected Officers, and at least one Invited Trustee, who all serve on the Board of...

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Ofsted Education Inspection Framework

Ofsted Education Inspection Framework

The new Ofsted EIF (Education Inspection Framework) has been published. The Framework is a considerable size (around 100 pages) and is detailed. The extracts contained in this Briefing do not represent the totality of its content by any means. An article based on a...

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