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EC competition

Monday 8th Oct 2012

This year's European Commission competition for young translators Juvenes Translatores will take place on 27 November and is open to pupils born in 1995. Schools can register online from 1...

Region: National

Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition

Monday 8th Oct 2012

2012/13 is the 10th anniversary year for the HSBC/British Council Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition and we hope all of the secondary schools involved in the teaching and learning of Mandarin will...

Region: National

Link2Learn competition

Monday 8th Oct 2012

The British Council are very pleased to announce the 2012 Link2Learn competition which is open to any school (primary, secondary, SEN), international co-ordinator and local authority in the UK which...

Region: National

PRESS RELEASE - European Language Label

Monday 8th Oct 2012

PRESS RELEASE Languages buddy scheme wins two awards A scheme that links school pupils and undergraduate students on a year abroad has been awarded a prestigious European Language Label. Last week,...

Region: Wales / Cymru

Training provision for Public Service Interpreting and Translation

Thursday 27th Sep 2012

The report has been compiled for Routes into Languages by Anne Marie Graham at Arqueros Consulting and is one of the outcomes of a broader project funded by Routes into Languages. Click on the...

Region: National

European Day of Languages Events in our regional schools

Tuesday 25th Sep 2012

To celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26th September we have asked schools in our region to let us know what plans they have to celebrate this exciting day. Here are some of the news items we...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Jour de fete - classic Jacque Tati film at Artrix, Bromsgrove - 7pm 22nd September

Wednesday 19th Sep 2012

Showing at Artrix in Bromsgrove on 22nd September at 7pm "Jour de fête" (aka Festival Day, The Big Day) (1949) by the French director Jacques Tati.   Jour de fête tells the story of...

Region: West Midlands

On the LINE

Monday 17th Sep 2012

Thanks to all those who attended On the LINE at Newcastle University on Thursday 13th September. The event had a great buzz to it and it was great to start the term by seeing so many language...

Region: North East

Routes East Norwich City Double Club

Friday 14th Sep 2012

  Click here for more details of Eastern Daily Press articles: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/norwich_city_defender_javier_garrido_helps_schoolchildren_learn_spanish_1_1513346 http://www.edp24.co....

Region: East of England

Cardiff University Offer Bespoke Language Training for Businesses

Thursday 6th Sep 2012

To celebrate the European Day of Languages the Professional Development Team at Cardiff University are offering organisations a free beginners French or German language taster session during the week...

Region: Wales / Cymru

HSBC/British Council Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition

Monday 13th Aug 2012

2012/13 is the 10th anniversary year for the HSBC/British Council Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition and it is hoped that all of the secondary schools involved in the teaching and learning of...

Region: Wales / Cymru

European Day of Languages - 26th September 2012

Tuesday 7th Aug 2012

European Day of Languages takes place every year on 26th September. Many schools have their own activities to celebrate languages in Europe and the World and to recognise and celebrate the many...

Region: West Midlands

Adventures of a Teenage Polyglot

Tuesday 7th Aug 2012

An inspiring article from The New York Times tells of a teenager who decided to teach himself 17 languages alongside his formal studies of French, Latin and Mandarin. An inspiring story!   Read...

Region: West Midlands

Why It Pays To Be Bilingual

Tuesday 7th Aug 2012

Being bilingual provides a variety of perks. Aside from giving you the ability to impress your latest love interest by reciting foreign poetry, being bilingual also pays dividends – monetarily...

Region: West Midlands

Routes Cymru Spelling Bee Winners 2012

Monday 16th Jul 2012

Congratulations to everybody!   FRENCH 1st Beth Ysgol Bro Morgannwg 2nd Wendy Cyfarthfa High...

Region: Wales / Cymru

International Professional Learning Communities (IPLCs)

Monday 16th Jul 2012

British Council Wales are offering funding for schools to take up the opportunity to become involved in an International Professional Learning Community (IPLC) programme. The overall aim is to build...

Region: Wales / Cymru

The Sheffield Hallam University Languages and Film Summer School

Wednesday 11th Jul 2012

The Sheffield Hallam University Languages and Film Summer School The Sheffield Hallam University Languages and Film Summer School is a three day, non-residential activity open to Year 11 pupils...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Sing to the Future – Language really does Beat!!!

Friday 29th Jun 2012

What an exciting final it was for the Routes East Sing to the Future: Language BeatZ final! Four schools were represented on the day: Comberton Village College, Birchwood High School, Hinchingbrooke...

Region: East of England

PRESS RELEASE - Spelling Bee National Final

Thursday 28th Jun 2012

Pupils prepare for multilingual spelling competition Event: Routes into Languages Cymru Spelling Bee Competition – National Final Where: National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth  When:...

Region: Wales / Cymru

Adopt a Class wins European Language Label

Wednesday 27th Jun 2012

Routes into Languages Cymru’s buddy scheme has been awarded a prestigious European Language Label. Adopt a Class is a scheme that links classes of pupils in secondary schools in Wales with...

Region: Wales / Cymru

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