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CiLT Language Trends FE survey

Wednesday 23rd Feb 2011

CiLT would like your help in finding out about the status of languages for 16-18 year olds in Further Education and Sixth Form colleges. Their aim in doing this is to find out how best they can...

Region: West Midlands

Sauerkraut Cup 2011 at Aston University

Monday 21st Feb 2011

SAUERKRAUT CUP 2011 COMES TO BIRMINGHAM!!   When? 2nd April 2011 02.04.2011,from 10:30 am Where? Campus of Aston University, Birmingham   BRING YOUR TEAM(S) AND FANS TO...

Region: West Midlands

Mandarin Speaking Competition held in North East

Thursday 10th Feb 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 four years from a fledgling project...

Region: North East

ALL change!

Wednesday 9th Feb 2011

The Association for Language Learning has recently published news on the current situation within Government of the curriculum and the role of language learning within it. Below is their call to...

Region: North East

The European Children’s Travelling Language Library

Monday 7th Feb 2011

Eurolib is a European Union funded education project. It is targeted at motivating children in their first year of learning a foreign language, to: ¬ Expose them to the rich heritage of European...

Region: West Midlands

Routes recieves further funding!

Tuesday 1st Feb 2011

Celebration as Routes receives more funding from HEFCE Director, Michael Kelly, is very happy to report that HEFCE has confirmed that it wishes to support the Routes into Languages programme for a...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

CILT Business Language Champions Awards 2010-11

Monday 31st Jan 2011

Applications for CILT’s Business Language Champions (BLC) Awards 2010-2011 are now open. These awards recognise and celebrate businesses and individuals that are supporting language learning in...

Region: West Midlands

Opportunities for Secondary Pupils in Summer 2011 from UK-German Connection

Thursday 27th Jan 2011

Are your pupils interested in going to Germany in summer 2011? UK-German Connection has two courses that might be of interest to them; the two-week German Pupil Courses and the four-week Scholarships...

Region: West Midlands

Why Study Languages? Classroom Calendar Now Available

Tuesday 25th Jan 2011

Order now for January! 2011 will be the third year that Routes into Languages produces its popular ‘Why Study Languages?’ calendar. New for 2011 is the addition of interactive support...

Region: North East

Longbenton Community College French Club

Monday 24th Jan 2011

On 22nd November 22 keen French students attended the weekly French Club and enjoyed making a traditional French croque monsieur. This involved understanding a real French receipe! All thought the...

Region: North East

Celebration as Routes receives more funding from HEFCE

Friday 21st Jan 2011

Director, Michael Kelly, is very happy to report that HEFCE has confirmed that it wishes to support the Routes into Languages programme for a bridging period from 1 April 2011 to 31 July 2012. The...

Region: National

CULP4SC Hits the Headlines in Luton

Thursday 20th Jan 2011

Click here to read the report and hear the interviews with pupils and teacher, Beverley Blackham  

Region: East of England

How I trained my Year 7’s for the Spelling Bee- Miss Lisa Roberts, Ysgol Bryn Eilian

Tuesday 18th Jan 2011

Pupils in my Year 7 German class were so excited about the Spelling Bee Competition! We began by going through the words on the sheet and each pupil was given their own words sheet and a guide sheet...

Region: Wales / Cymru

EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Language Industry Web Platform

Thursday 13th Jan 2011

Language industry web platform More information Our interactive knowledge base contains the latest facts and figures on the EU language industry. The base is managed by us (DG Translation) but it...


Thursday 13th Jan 2011

Translation: the indispensable core of multilingual communication   Translation is not a problem, but rather a solution. This suggestion is made in the study Contribution of translation to a...

Realising the Strategic Importance of Languages: Baroness Coussins speaks to the region

Thursday 13th Jan 2011

Links into Languages and Routes into Languages North East organised a highly succesful workshop on the need for language learning that was opened by Baroness Coussins on 11th January 2011 in the...

Region: North East

Capital L - Routes into languages Year 3 Conference

Tuesday 11th Jan 2011

Capital L – the London Consortium of Routes into Languages held a major event to celebrate and disseminate its achievements at the UBS conference centre in Central London. David Willets,...

Region: London

Castilla y Leon Event at the University of Hull

Monday 10th Jan 2011

To find out more about this event, please visit the website.

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

French host scheme for teachers

Monday 10th Jan 2011

Do you teach French or Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)? Are you keen to share your experience and cultural views? Are you interested in setting up an exchange project between your...

Region: West Midlands

Looking For A French Partner School?

Friday 17th Dec 2010

The Inter-Action: sections européennes and specialist schools programme promotes Anglo-French school partnerships by pairing English and French schools and supporting them to work together. It...

Region: North East