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ALL’s Council has twelve members who are elected for a three year term. The Council’s role is: • to discuss and Inform the Association's policies and strategies • to contribute to the future development of the Association • to consider proposals for new activities and...read more
Response to the Welsh Government’s Consultation Document “Our National mission. A transformational Curriculum”
The Association of Language Learning (ALL) and the National Association of Language Advisers (NALA) are extremely concerned by the proposal in the consultation document “Our National mission. A transformational Curriculum” to give discretion to Schools on the...read more
PowerLanguage courses have been supporting teachers in Scotland since 2016. Most primary practitioners teach at least one additional language as part of the Scottish Government 1+2 policy for languages. Courses for Primary Teachers in French and Spanish: Stimulating...read more
Background: A considerable number of advisory documents, reports, campaigns and recommendations have emerged in the public domain in the last few weeks, many of them with input from ALL members. This Briefing (necessarily longer than usual) provides a few selected...read more
The conclusions of the survey of language learning in UK schools published by the BBC on February 27 2019 emphasise the importance of the work done by the Association for Language Learning (ALL) both in speaking up for languages and their importance to our national...read more
At this year's Language World conference, there will be a focus on CLIL. On Friday, there will be The thrill of CLIL! with Nadine Chadier. At St Jérôme Bilingual Primary where Nadine works, KS1 pupils learn Geography, Art and P.E. with embedded ICT through all...read more
Background: 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...read more
Speaking up for Languages – Language World 2019 Language World, the Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event offers a packed programme from across the languages sector. It also hosts an exhibition showcasing the latest in language...read more
Language World, the Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event offers a packed programme from across the languages sector. - It's an exhibition: a large and varied exhibition showcasing the latest in language learning resources and support. -...read more
Edexcel has announced this week that AS qualifications in French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Russian will be withdrawn and the final assessment opportunity will be summer 2020. To access the recent announcement, please explore the Edexcel website. Jane...read more
This term, Year 4 pupils at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich took part in the Southbank Centre’s ‘China Changing Festival’ schools’ poetry project with a workshop from Jennifer Wong, a renowned poet from Hong Kong. After listening to Ms Wong read some of her poems...read more
€36 million of Erasmus+ Schools funding is proposed in 2019 for UK schools and colleges providing general, vocational or technical education to pupils aged 3 – 18 years. This is an increase from €30 million in 2018. Funding for schools – apply now Interested in...read more
Responding as a community to issues which concern the teaching of languages.
Press releases & open letters from the Association for Language Learning.