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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

Routes e-bulletin - November 2008


Dear language enthusiast!

The first half term of the school year has already flown by, and there are many activities and events taking place this term to promote languages, before young people start making their option choices next term. Have a look at the range of events available below – click on the link to find out more and book.

Judi Clark
Assistant Programme Manager

Up-coming events

  • 5th November: A level Master class, Teesside University
  • 5th November: GCSE Spanish 2 hour Master class, Sunderland University
  • 6th November: Year 12/13 German Open Day, Newcastle University Campus
  • 6th November: Roadshow, Macmillan Academy FULLY BOOKED
  • 12th November: Tyneside Cinema French Film Day – Year 12, Tyneside Cinema FULLY BOOKED
  • 12th November: Year 11 Master class with taster, Durham University
  • 13th November: Roadshow, Ponteland High, FULLY BOOKED
  • 14th November: Year 12 Linguacast, Newcastle University
  • 20th November: Roadshow, Carmel School, FULLY BOOKED
  • 3rd December: GCSE French Master class, Sunderland University
  • 4th December: Roadshow, Ryton Comprehensive, FULLY BOOKED
  • 5th December: Year 12 Linguacast, Newcastle University
  • 10th December: A level Master class, Durham University
  • 12th December: Year 12 Linguacast, Newcastle University
  • 5th November: A level Italian Day, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 6th November: A level Urdu day, University of Manchester
  • 7th January: Languages NoW!, John Moores University
  • 9th January: Language Enrichment Event for Y8/Y9 pupils, University of Manchester
  • 6th November: Your Language (Language Taster Day), Sheffield Hallam University, FULLY BOOKED 
  • 12th November: A-Level Option Choices, Notre Dame High School, FULLY BOOKED
  • 18th November: A-Level Option Choices, Silverdale School, FULLY BOOKED
  • 20th November: GCSE Option Choices, Abbeydale Grange School, FULLY BOOKED
  • 22nd November: The Italian Job GCSE Revision Day, University of Hull
  • 10th December: La meglio gioventù, AS/A2 revision day, University of Hull
  • 31st January: The Italian Job GCSE Revision Day, University of Hull
  • 1st October - 31st December: Business Mandarin and Chinese classes, University of Bedfordshire

  • 13th November: Active Languages (Sports and Languages), University of Birmingham
  • 12th January - 27th March: FLAGS - German, West Midlans Schools
  • 1st November: Languages at work in the South West DVD available

  • 3rd December: Careers for Linguists Open Day, University of Leeds
  • 1st January: Careers in Languages Day, University of Westminster
  • 26th January: Careers for Linguists Open Day, University of Leeds
  • 5th November: 1st Year Celebration of the National Network for Translation, University of Salford
  • 8th November: The Changing Face of Translation, University of Portsmouth

Third party events

News and recent events

For further details, check out each regions webpage by clicking on the region name.

  • October Away Day:  The many parts of the Routes into Languages North West COLT project were brought together in October.  Held in the lavish setting of Manchester University’s Ashburne Hall... (read more).
  • COLT Teacher Training: As part of the COLT Project, Routes into Languages North West launched a series of Teacher Training courses in the summer term... (read more).
  • Autumn Newsletter: Highlighting the accomplishments of last year and looking forward to forthcoming events, the new Routes into Languages North West Newsletter has arrived... (read more).
  • Consortium Launch – 24th September: The ten year anniversary of the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages coincided nicely with the launch... (read more)
  • Round Up: Recent events in the East Midlands:  Year 12 students from across the region participated in a languages’ summer residential course which was hosted on the Clifton Campus... (read more)
  • Warwickshire Language Days: Student volunteers from the University of Warwick worked with Arden School in Solihull to organise two language days on the University Campus... (read more)
  • University World News – a fast growing weekly internet-based international higher education newsletter – has highlighted an innovative film project... (read more)
  • A successful first year!: Routes into Languages in the South has enjoyed a successful first year of the project, with many exciting events taking place throughout the region... (read more)