The relevant section of ALL’s constitution says …….
The Association is established to promote and support the learning and teaching of natural languages. In furtherance of the above object but not further or otherwise the Association may:
- promote improved standards of language learning and teaching;
- encourage understanding of the importance of languages, communication and cultural issues at all levels in our global society;
- promote the development of national language policies that appropriately reflect the linguistic diversity and language needs of the country and its population;
- advance understanding of the nature and process of language learning and the techniques and approaches for successful language teaching.
In pursuit of the statements relating to Understanding and Policies the Association issues occasional Press Releases, and contributes speeches and other interventions at relevant events; ALL also seeks members’ views on key points.
For further information, please explore the Briefing on Consultation and Representation.