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Watch footage from the 2011 Spelling Bee final in Wales

Wednesday 4th Apr 2012

The videos were filmed during the final of the first edition of the Spelling Bee competition in Wales last July. Click here for more information about this event.  Welsh version of the...

Region: National

North East schools celebrate international culture at region’s universities

Tuesday 27th Mar 2012

The festivals of international culture have become flagship events for Routes into Languages in the North East. They have been running every year since the project began five years ago, bringing...

Region: North East

Routes into Languages blog

Friday 9th Mar 2012

Visit the new Routes into Languages blog for the latest news from the Routes team

Region: National

Careers in Interpreting and Translation, Leeds

Wednesday 7th Mar 2012

Our ‘Careers in Interpreting and Translation’ event took place on 15 February at the University of Leeds. About 150 students, including undergraduates from regional universities, filled a...

Mother Tongue Other Tongue multi-lingual poetry competition launch - Monday 19th March 2012!

Wednesday 7th Mar 2012

To launch the Mother Tongue Other Tongue multi-lingual poetry competition we’re offering a free CPD session for teachers.  This takes place on Monday March 19th 2012 from 5.30 – 8pm in the...

Region: North West

Call for tenders for research project on Translation and Interpreting for the Public Services (PSIT)--Winner announced

Friday 2nd Mar 2012

Routes into Languages is delighted to announce that Anne Marie Graham, Director of Arqueros Consulting, is the lead investigator for a research project about Interpreting and Translation for the...

Region: National

Supporter 2 Reporter - Olympic Inspiration

Wednesday 8th Feb 2012

Earlier this year we held the launch of the first Supporter 2 Reporter language project. This latest Routes into Languages East project, involved the training of five local secondary school pupils as...

Region: East of England

New Routes East Project Kicks Off!!!

Wednesday 8th Feb 2012

The latest Routes into Languages East project enjoyed a very exciting launch last week – on the pitch, during half-time of the Norwich v Chelsea premiership match. It’s the latest...

Region: East of England

Musicians encourage Young People to take part in the Language Factor Song Competition

Wednesday 1st Feb 2012

Gold selling award winning rapper, Wretch 32 and Cleo Sol, described by MTV as "one of the most promising rising stars on the UK scene right now", have recorded messages encouraging young Londoners...

Region: London

The Language Factor Song Competition

Thursday 26th Jan 2012

As part of this competition, young people should submit a DVD of themselves performing a song in any language other than English. Songs will then be shortlisted for a performance on the opening day...

Region: London

Call for tenders for research project on Translation and Interpreting for the Public Services (PSIT)

Friday 9th Dec 2011

Background The LLAS Centre for Languages Linguistics and Area Studies invites bids to carry out a research project to address provision of education in Translation and Interpreting for the Public...

Region: National

3rd Chinese Competition Speaks Volumes

Friday 9th Dec 2011

As more and more schools across the UK begin to teach their pupils Mandarin, the British Council’s Mandarin speaking competition has developed over the last five years from a fledgling project...

Region: North East

Additinal Foreign Language Films at Artrix, Bromsgrove

Friday 25th Nov 2011

Artrix Theatre in Bromsgrove is showing an Italian film with English subtitles in December: Gianni e le donne (The salt of life - Cert 12A) on 16th December at 2.30pm and on 19th December at 7.30pm....

Region: West Midlands

Work Experience Opportunity with RiL NE

Wednesday 19th Oct 2011

The School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University is offering the opportunity to take part in a paid internship with Routes into Languages North East. This is part of the Newcastle Work...

Region: North East

Toon star launches Double Club in local school

Thursday 29th Sep 2011

There was a buzzing sense of anticipation in the classroom at Armstrong School on Monday as part of Newcastle’s Excelsior Academy as the class awaited the arrival of Newcastle United winger...

Region: North East

Arsenal Double Club Olympic Song Competition

Friday 9th Sep 2011

Pop stardom, languages and sport with Arsenal FC! Do you want to enthuse your pupils for the Olympics and get creative with languages and music? Arsenal Double Club is looking for secondary schools...

Region: London

Foreign Language Films now showing at Artrix Community Arts Centre, Bromsgrove

Wednesday 7th Sep 2011

The autumn 2011 programme of foreign language films at Artrix, Bromsgrove has just been announced. Foreign language films at Artrix include: Potiche/Trophy Wife (15) - French with subtitles - 25th...

Region: West Midlands

Death of Professor Peter Newmark

Monday 29th Aug 2011

In memoriam Peter Newmark

Student traineeships, Internships and Work Experience Schemes at International Organisations and EU Institutions

Monday 29th Aug 2011

Please visit the IAMLADP website for more information.

Million pound boost for modern foreign languages

Wednesday 10th Aug 2011

HEFCE has announced an additional £1.2 million to support the Routes into Languages initiative. Routes into Languages aims to increase take up of modern foreign language courses in higher...

Region: National