Below is a list of all events that are relevant or suitable for Students or newly qualified teachers. Some events are cultural or language related special days, some are ALL events or events run by external bodies involved in language teaching or learning.
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European Day of Languages 2018 26 September every year: A day to celebrate languages and language learning – the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe. Find out more and download resources from the Council of Europe’s European Day of Languages website, and get more ideas from our themes section. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for…Find out more »
World Teachers’ Day 05 October every year: To celebrate the unique and vital role of teachers, in every country and continent of the world. For further information, visit the UNESCO website and the World Teachers’ Day website.Find out more »
Celebrating the birthday of Louis Braille. World Braille Day commemorates the birth of Louis Braille – on 04 January 1809 in France. In 1829 he published his Method of Writing Words, Music, and Plain Song by Means of Dots, for Use by the Blind and Arranged by Them. Find out more about Louis Braille from the RNIB website., and from the Global Dimension website.Find out more »
Epiphany There is a special tradition in France that is celebrated the 1st Sunday of each New Year. The celebration is “La Fête des Rois” (Three Kings Day) and includes a king, a queen and a special cake. For further information, see our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivalsFind out more »