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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Main Themes: Transition, Engaging the Wider Community, CLIL and Online Training. Keynote Speaker: Jane Harvey, President, Association for Language Learning (ALL): “Pupil engagement and enjoyment of language learning through projects”. Programme for the day: French for Families and Teacher Training: Daniel Champlin from Victoria Primary School, Falkirk Council will talk about how he engaged with the parent community through the French for Families Course. Daniel will also present on how he has been supporting and developing teacher training in his…Find out more »
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. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for Schools. The theme this year is A Magical Trip.Find out more »
Sign up now for the Goethe-Institut German Teachers' Day! This day is aimed at secondary school teachers and will include seminars, advice and tools for German teaching as well as providing an excellent networking opportunity. The content of the workshops and presentations will focus on teaching literature at A-level, motivating your students as well as news and offers from the Goethe-Institut. Travel allowances available. For further information, please explore the Goethe-Institut website.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 »
The next French Teachers' Day at the Institut francais will take place on Saturday 5th October 2019. Get the latest updates on the Institut’s offers for schools, attend inspiring presentations by some of today’s best speakers and trainers in languages pedagogy, and network with fellow professionals to share best practices in your field. Boost your French teaching skills with fresh ideas for a successful academic year! Limited seating and affordable pricing, don’t miss this great opportunity! Full details including registration are…Find out more »
The National Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2019 will assess the latest best practice methods and strategies to enhance MFL teaching provision and improve attainment for all MFL pupils. The welcome address will be delivered by Jane Harvey, President of the Association for Language Learning. For further details, please explore the event website.Find out more »
Now in its 31st year, Europe’s largest language event returns to Olympia in 2019 and offers outstanding talks, classes and features. The show offers the latest products and resources, ways to learn and ways to teach as well as fun and entertainment; 80 free seminars 100 exhibitors taster classes in 20 languages dedicated programme for teachers resources, tools and technology book publishers and online providers the best ways to learn a language music and dance free admission, talks and classes…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 »
Language World is ALL’s flagship annual conference and CPD event Language World offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages sector. It’s an exhibition: a large and varied exhibition showcasing the latest in language learning resources and support. It’s a real boost to your teaching: a great way to recharge your batteries – a two day shot of ideas, advice, debate and inspiration. It’s a celebration: get together with other language teachers from around the UK, and around…Find out more »