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Going Global - 19th January 2010

Tuesday 18th May 2010

Going Global - 19th January 2010 Gifted and Talented event for GCSE/AS students   Over 100 secondary pupils from all over Yorkshire and the Humber descended on the Modern Languages...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

French Activity Weekend

Tuesday 18th May 2010

French Activity Weekend   23-25 April 2010   Leeds Met Language Ambassadors have been helping school students gain more confidence in French. Seven level 2 French undergraduates...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Year Abroad Volunteer Really Makes a Difference

Monday 17th May 2010

Helping Underprivileged Children Of Lençois A Volunteer Project in the Chapada Diamantina Region of Brazil Article and photos from original article by Lies Ouwerkerk Independent Travel...

Region: North East

King Edwards Camp Hill students impress The Dragons!

Monday 17th May 2010

On 2nd February 2010 King Edwards Camp Hill VI Camp Hill School for Girls played host to a Dragons' Den inspired business event.   Pupils from both the girls' and boys' schools used their...

Region: West Midlands

Learning A Foreign Language is 'aaaalreet'

Friday 14th May 2010

Geordies are the most likely tourists to try and speak a foreign language while on holiday. In a nationwide poll conducted by low fares airline, easyJet, more than 74 per cent of people from...

Region: North East

'Historic' day as first non-latin web addresses go live

Friday 7th May 2010

Arab nations are leading a "historic" charge to make the world wide web live up to its name. Net regulator Icann has switched on a system that allows full web addresses that contain no Latin...

Region: National

LAFTAs 2010 - People's Vote

Wednesday 5th May 2010

The Language and Film Talent Awards (LAFTAs) is a UK-wide competition which asks young people aged 13-21 to make two-minute film clips which demonstrate the importance of languages. This year over...

Region: National

NNI/NNT South England and Wales careers conference

Tuesday 4th May 2010

On March 16th over 200 students attended the joint NNI and NNT South England and Wales careers conference held in the historic Wills Memorial Hall. The event was jointly organized by the...

Ipswich Double Club

Tuesday 4th May 2010

The latest Routes into Languages East project was launched on Thursday with a visit to Portman Road for 21 year 9 pupils and their teacher, Jenny Turner from Stowmarket High School. The new project...

Region: East of England

The Solent EBP Language Challenge 2010

Wednesday 28th Apr 2010

Over 100 students, with 17 teachers, drawn from 15 schools across the Solent region, gathered at the University of Southampton on 22nd March to take part in the Solent-EBP Language challenge. Solent...

Region: South East

EU translator competition

Monday 26th Apr 2010

The European Personnel Selection Office will most likely launch a competition in July to recruit English-language translators for the European Union institutions. Applicants must be citizens of any...

LAFTA Awards: Two shortlisted clips from the North West!

Thursday 22nd Apr 2010

NORTH WEST LAFTA CLIPS SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL LAFTA AWARD   CILT, the National Centre for Languages, has collated all of the regional winners...

Region: North West

Language Workshop for singers, actors, musicians and everyone

Tuesday 20th Apr 2010

Why are languages so important in singing and acting? This was the initial question for a workshop that took place on March 12th 2010 in the Language Learning Centre of the University of Hull,...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Score in French success!

Monday 19th Apr 2010

280 pupils from eleven schools in the South took part in two days of football and French at University of Southampton on the 23rd and 24th March as part of our successful “Score in French...

Region: South East

BBC Radio Indus Show, with special guests Ameeta Richardson and Stephen Toal

Wednesday 14th Apr 2010

Once again, the COLT Project Team appeared on the BBC Radio Indus Show, hosted by Talat Farooq Awan for BBC Radio Manchester and Lancashire. To listen to the radio show, please follow...

Region: North West

Language Evening Classes at MMU

Tuesday 13th Apr 2010

Manchester Metropolitan University is offering some exciting new Evening courses for the Summer 2010 term: Italian Women on Screen Lingua e cinema italiana (Italian Language and Cinema)...

Region: North West

‘2012 Inspire Mark’ helps Routes East deliver Olympic Games legacy

Thursday 1st Apr 2010

inspired sports projects combine language, culture, education, volunteering and business opportunities Anglia Ruskin University Routes into Languages East Language and Sport and Active Languages...

Region: East of England

Essex schools take part in university languages project

Thursday 1st Apr 2010

Students from an Essex school got their first taste of learning languages with The Open University with an all-day introductory session in Chelmsford on Saturday 5th December 2009. Pupils from...

Region: East of England

Explosive Screenings

Tuesday 30th Mar 2010

Explosive screenings Film and modern languages make an explosive combination and this has a vital role to play in bringing MFL learning alive to young people. Highlighting the 20th anniversary of the...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Database of Language Speakers

Monday 22nd Mar 2010

We are compiling a database of speakers of languages. If you speak a language other than French, German and Spanish and you are interested in assisting schools and other parties with enquires...

Region: North West

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