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'The Real World of Languages' DVD

Monday 16th Nov 2009

We are delighted to announce that our 'The Real World of Languages' DVD is now ready. The DVD promotes the value of language and cultural skills for careers to 14-19 year old students in London...

Region: London

El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities in Brighton

Friday 6th Nov 2009

A Level Spanish students were invited to the University of Brighton to take part in an event celebrating the Mexican festival of el dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead) on Monday 2nd November. The...

Region: South East

El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) party at Portsmouth

Friday 6th Nov 2009

On Monday 2nd November the University of Portsmouth hosted a Day of the Dead themed event to promote the continuation of study within the Spanish language, through activities and festivities...

Region: South East

Cambridge: World Centre of Language

Wednesday 4th Nov 2009

Cambridge: World Centre of Language The Routes into Languages Festival of Ideas event, Cambridge: World Centre of Language, in partnership with Cambridge University Press and Cambridge ESOL was held...

Region: East of England

Language Futures at Routes East

Sunday 25th Oct 2009

Wednesday 21st October saw 15 delightful year 8 pupils from Linton Village College descend on Routes East at Anglia Ruskin University. They were part of the Language Futures pilot project...

Region: East of England


Tuesday 20th Oct 2009

Routes into Languages is currently speaking to both students of Urdu and parents of young people studying Urdu to assess interest in studying language courses at University and which additional...

Region: North West

Language Enrichment Events - places still available!

Friday 16th Oct 2009

There are still places available on our Language Enrichment Events at UCLAN, Bolton and University of Salford! You can book online for these events or alternatively request a booking form...

Region: North West

Opportunities for Language Learning - Sixth Form Guide available now!

Friday 16th Oct 2009

Language curriculum mapping carried out in the West Midlands by Routes into Languages identified that students in KS3, 4 and 5 are taking an increasingly diverse range of language courses and...

Region: West Midlands

Canterbury collaboration produces "Life, Translated"

Monday 12th Oct 2009

Approximately 60 students from Canterbury High School and Barton Court Grammar School worked together to write, produce and star in a multilingual film about teen life. With support from Canterbury...

Region: South East

Interview on BBC Radio Manchester Indus show

Monday 5th Oct 2009

On Sunday 4th October 2009, Dr Sharon Handley, Director of the COLT Project, Jocelyn Wyburd, from the University of Manchester, and Nabila Suriya, Urdu LEE tutor, were...

Region: North West

Recent message by Routes into Languages on the Diploma in Languages and International Communication

Friday 2nd Oct 2009

Some of you may have received multiple messages as a result of subscribers requesting information on the Diploma replying directly to the Routes into Languages mailing list. This was due to a...

Region: National

Celebrating Active Languages with an Olympics themed day!

Friday 2nd Oct 2009

We have been working closely with 10 schools in the region who are involved in our Active Languages project. Each school has designed and developed their own activities combining language learning...

Region: West Midlands

Making the case for continued central support for languages in UK education, September 2009

Wednesday 23rd Sep 2009

The overall policy of government ( Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century schools system ) is to delegate funding for education as far as possible to schools, colleges and...

Region: National

Languages Live! - European Day of Languages at Impington Village College

Tuesday 22nd Sep 2009

The walls of Impington Village College shook today with the sound of year 9 pupils from five schools enjoying language and culture in a celebration of European Day of Languages. The day was jointly...

Region: East of England

Promoting Languages and Business Entrepreneurship in the Dragon’s Den

Thursday 17th Sep 2009

Coventry University’s Product Design Day in Japanese and Chinese. On Tuesday 23 June 2009, Year 9 and 10 pupils from three West Midlands secondary schools visited Coventry University for an...

Region: West Midlands

Database of Language Speakers

Wednesday 16th Sep 2009

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


Monday 14th Sep 2009

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the LAFTAs is back! If you’re aged between 13 and 21 and live in the UK, become a film star, director or producer for the day for...

Region: North West

Language Enrichment Event Ipod Winners!

Wednesday 9th Sep 2009

A new feature of this year's Routes into Languages North West Language Enrichment events was a fabulous new competition - local pupils who attended were asked to submit a photograph with a...

Region: North West

Information Packs Coming Soon!

Monday 7th Sep 2009

All important dates have been pencilled in and the 2009/10 Routes into Languages North West information pack will soon be making its way to all schools in the North West. Addressed to...

Region: North West

Regional Newsletters

Wednesday 2nd Sep 2009

Our newsletters are available to download here.

Region: West Midlands