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Language Learning in the News!

Friday 10th Sep 2010

In recent weeks, a lot has been said about language-learning in British schools. The following links highlight a selection of news stories on the subject: •Is it worthwhile learning another...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Spelling Bee Resources Go Live!

Friday 10th Sep 2010

The Routes into Languages Yorkshire and The Humber Spelling Bee resources are now live for the competition running in 2010-11. The resources can be found here. Good luck with the competition, and...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Latest edition of the West Midlands newsletter out now!

Wednesday 25th Aug 2010

Click here to download the latest edition of our regional newsletter and find out what's happening near you!

Region: West Midlands

Non parlo inglese!

Tuesday 24th Aug 2010

Sixth form students share their knowledge. Sixth form students at St Teilo’s High School, Cardiff were given a week of language lessons as part of their Welsh Baccalaureate studies. Their...

Region: Wales / Cymru

Bonjour Monsieur Urdd!

Tuesday 24th Aug 2010

This year the grounds of Llanerchaeron offered a beautiful setting for the Urdd Eisteddfod. Routes into Languages Cymru shared a stand with CILT Cymru for the week to promote the importance of...

Region: Wales / Cymru

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2010

Tuesday 24th Aug 2010

This year was the first year for Routes into Languages Cymru to visit the annual Eisteddfod in Llangollen, but it certainly will not be the last! We are pleased to report that we had a fantastic week...

Region: Wales / Cymru

Music and Languages Days

Tuesday 24th Aug 2010

Music and Languages Days Music and Languages? Is it really a match made in Heaven or a recipe for disaster? Two groups of Year 10 students from Cottingham High School put the idea to the test on the...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Winners of Pop Video Competition'10

Thursday 12th Aug 2010

We are delighted to announce the winners of Pop Video Competition'10: 11 – 14 Category Winner: Maidenhill School (Gloucester), “Laisse Moi Tombé” 1st Runner-up: Ivybridge...

Region: South West

Vote now! Two NNI resources shortlisted for prestigious Jorum competition

Tuesday 3rd Aug 2010

Brilliant news! Two NNI multimedia and interactive resources are among the 10 e-learning materials shortlisted for the prestigious Jorum Learning and Teaching competition . These are the Interpreting...

Get Gibbs' attention

Sunday 1st Aug 2010

The languages community are drawing on their combined efforts to promote debate about language learning and teaching at the highest levels. Baronness Cousins leads an All Party Parliamentary Group...

Region: North East

Mandarin Course

Thursday 29th Jul 2010

The University of Bradford Thanks to funding from Routes into Languages, St Bede’s School, Heaton, Bradford was able to offer their year 10 MFL students a fifteen week course of basic Mandarin...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Languages Sports Day - Sheffield Hallam

Thursday 29th Jul 2010

Language sports day puts children to the test... On March 24th Sheffield Business School and the faculty of Health...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Open University Events!

Thursday 29th Jul 2010

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 participating in the production of a DVD, due for...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

University of Sheffield School Visits

Thursday 29th Jul 2010

The University of Sheffield have run another very successful series of visits to local schools, targeting Y9 students who are preparing for the KS4 choices. Once again, our ambassadors engaged them...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

GOAL! University of Leeds

Thursday 29th Jul 2010

GOAL! at the University of Leeds, June 16th 2010 This football-themed event was held for thirty Year 9 and Year 10 pupils (all boys) from Danum School Technology College in Doncaster, Allerton Grange...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

French Activity Weekend

Thursday 29th Jul 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 attended an all French...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

CULP4SC China Days

Monday 26th Jul 2010

Students on CULP4SC programmes have the opportunity to consolidate and extend their language learning during Intensive days either at their school or at one of the partner universities. Students from...

Region: East of England

Engaging Tomorrow's Interpreters, 18 June 2010

Wednesday 21st Jul 2010

On 18 June 2010 around 50 guests gathered at the University of Westminster’s Pavillion for the NNI’s online resources forum, to discover the materials developed by the NNI for language...

West Midlands triumph at 2010 LAFTAs

Wednesday 21st Jul 2010

We are pleased to announce that the West Midlands entry "Olympic Qualifiers" won the LAFTA Award for the London 2012 category. The video clip was produced by students from Bishop Challoner...

Region: West Midlands

Make your voice heard with The Wall of Language

Wednesday 21st Jul 2010

The Wall of Language is a website which has been created by linguists trying to find a way of raising the prominence of languages and language learning. On the Wall of Language, you can email your...

Region: West Midlands

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