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Business Language Champions in the East

Thursday 11th Mar 2010

Business Language Champions Plus (BLC+) is a project which aims to demonstrate to students in secondary and further education the value of language skills in the world of work. It achieves this by...

Region: East of England

LAFTA Awards!

Tuesday 9th Mar 2010

Thank you to everyone who sent in a film clip for the Languages and Film Talent Awards (LAFTAs) 2010. Languages Work received over 100 entries this year! The competition is now closed and...

Region: North West

The iPod Competition Winners!

Monday 8th Mar 2010

As part of the COLT Language Enrichment Events in winter 2009/10 All pupils that attended a COLT Language Enrichment Event in winter 2009/10 could enter our iPod competition and have the chance to...

Region: North West

Winners of the Juvenes Translatores competition

Thursday 18th Feb 2010

In a pleasing juxtaposition of news, Google's announcement of the imminent arrival of a smartphone which interprets in real time, delighting Star Trek fans everywhere, is closely followed by news of...

Interview on BBC Radio Manchester's Indus Show

Monday 15th Feb 2010

On Sunday 7th February 2010, Dr Sharon Handley, Director of the COLT Project, Gee Macrory, from the Institute of Education at MMU, and Shahid Hussain, the COLT Urdu Teacher Trainer, were...

Region: North West

iPod Competition Entries!

Friday 12th Feb 2010

Thank you to everyone who submitted an Entry for the iPod Competition for the Winter season Language Enrichment Events! There have been some great entries with photos, poetry, and accounts of...

Region: North West

Now You're Talking

Monday 8th Feb 2010

This engaging and motivating DVD was produced by the lead institution of the Yorkshire and Humber consortium for Routes into Languages, The University of Hull, in collaboration with the Regional...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

England meets Germany for Languages on Film

Sunday 31st Jan 2010

Students learning German at Patcham High School, Brighton recently put their language skills to the test when they visited Couven Gymnasium in Aachen, Germany for a week-long languages and media...

Region: South East

CULP4SC Online

Friday 22nd Jan 2010

In a very exciting development for CULP 4SC (the Junior CULP strand of the Routes East Consortium activity) two online programmes have been launched: CULP4SC Online – Italian The launch...

Region: East of England

Thomas Clarkson Options Visit

Wednesday 13th Jan 2010

On Thursday 17th December we were visited on the Anglia Ruskin Cambridge Campus by nearly 50 year 9 pupils from Thomas Clarkson Community College in March and their teachers for an ‘Options...

Region: East of England

Language & Sport

Wednesday 13th Jan 2010

On 15th December Routes East ran its first Language...

Region: East of England

NWULA Languages NoW!: 7th January 2010 CANCELLED

Wednesday 6th Jan 2010

We regret to inform you that, due to the heavy snowfall on Tuesday 5th January, the NWULA Event has been cancelled. We are now discussing dates to postpone the event to a later date, and...

Region: North West

Score in French on Italian TV!

Monday 4th Jan 2010

Dr Ian McCall from the University of Southampton recently travelled to Trieste, Italy to present Score in French!, one of the projects run by Routes into Languages South.  Speaking at the first...

Region: South East

Students from Wetherby High School visit Ancon

Tuesday 22nd Dec 2009

Wetherby High School pupils visit Ancon Year 11 students at Wetherby have not only been practising their language skills and looking at French in the business world, but they have been...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

China Day

Monday 21st Dec 2009

A good time was had by all at the Routes East China Day on the Anglia Ruskin University Chelmsford campus at the beginning of the month. The day was organised in partnership with the Essex Jiangsu...

Region: East of England

Active Languages update 2009

Monday 21st Dec 2009

Active Languages Project Update Following the success of the Active Languages event held at the University of Leeds on July 8th 2009, five schools in the Yorkshire and The Humber region submitted...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Canterbury students interviewed on KMFM radio

Tuesday 8th Dec 2009

Canterbury students starring in the recently produced Life, Translated film as part of Routes South's Languages on Film project were interviewed by local radio presenter, Johnny Lewis, on his KMFM...

Region: South East

Community and Lesser Taught Languages Conference - Presentations

Wednesday 2nd Dec 2009

The Community and Lesser-Taught Languages Conference at the City Inn Hotel was a real success. Please find attached the presentations from both days of the Conference. Wednesday 18th November: -...

Region: North West