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Routes e-bulletin – April 2009

Wednesday 1st Apr 2009

Dear languages enthusiast, Welcome to the Routes into Languages e-bulletin for April. Have a look at the range of events available below – click on the link to find out more and book. Read...

Region: National

Launch of Bespoke G.C.S.E Language Programme

Tuesday 31st Mar 2009

The East Midlands Consortium recently delivered one of a series of four interventions under its recently created Bespoke Language Programme for students of G.C.S.E languages. The programme ...

Region: East Midlands

Focus on the East Midlands - Recent Events' Update

Monday 30th Mar 2009

During the first quarter of 2009, The East Midlands Consortium has been delivering language projects across the region with the aim of inspiring more young people to take up or continue the study of...

Region: East Midlands

Community Languages Teachers’ Symposium

Monday 30th Mar 2009

On Thursday 26th February the North West Consortium Project held a Community Languages Teachers’ Symposium. Sixteen people attended the symposium – including teachers from mainstream...

Region: North West

Urdu Teachers course

Monday 30th Mar 2009

A training course to bring to life the teaching of Urdu through highly interactive methodology for the language and culture. Whatever your level –beginner, advanced or native speaker – anyone...

Region: North West

Routes e-bulletin - March 2009

Wednesday 11th Mar 2009

Dear languages enthusiast, Welcome to the March e-bulletin.  Have a look at the range of events available below – click on the link to find out more and book. Read up on the latest news from the...

Region: National

After School Language Clubs 2009

Monday 2nd Mar 2009

Following the success of its After Schools Language Clubs in 2008, The East Midlands Consortium will launch its second round of After School Language Clubs on Tueday March 3rd. Year 6 pupils from...

Region: East Midlands

Routes into Language Careers (Yorkshire and the Humber) - 24 February 2009, University of Leeds

Monday 2nd Mar 2009

The second major National Network for Interpreting (NNI) and Leeds Routes into Languages collaborative event organised in conjunction with the University of Leeds Careers Centre took place in Leeds...

Professor Michael Kelly pays tribute to Lord Ron Dearing

Monday 23rd Feb 2009

Professor Michael Kelly pays tribute to Lord Dearing whose death at the age of 78 has just been announced.  'This is a grave loss to education and to language education in particular; he has been...

Region: National

Is English becoming a rare language?

Thursday 19th Feb 2009

The new interpreting video clip from the European Commission can be viewed at: This video is to encourage 14 - 19 year old pupils to consider a...

Region: National

Celebrating Culture at Aston University

Friday 13th Feb 2009

Throughout February and March, over 200 Year 8 pupils have been to Aston University to take part in a series of cultural events aimed at broadening their horizons and showing languages in the real...

Region: West Midlands

International Flavour for Flexible Learning Day

Wednesday 4th Feb 2009

Cardinal Wiseman School, Coventry University and local Businesses teamed up to provide international activities for the Year 7 and Year 10 Flexible Learning Day on 25th November. Coventry...

Region: West Midlands

University of Warwick "Why Study Languages" presentations

Wednesday 4th Feb 2009

We have been very busy at the University of Warwick delivering ‘Why study languages?' presentations to Year 9 and Year 11 pupils in eight local schools so far. Many more visits are planed for next...

Region: West Midlands

Routes e-bulletin - February 2009

Tuesday 27th Jan 2009

Dear language enthusiast! With option deadlines looming, plans for the new year are already under way across the regions in England.  Book early to beat the rush and don't forget to have a look at...

Region: National

University of Bedfordshire, Language Learning in Partnership, Final evaluation Report covering Feb 2008 to June 2008

Monday 26th Jan 2009

Feedback from participants in the Language Learning Partnership programme  

Region: East of England

Film Resources available NOW!!!

Monday 26th Jan 2009

Following the success of our film days organised with Tyneside Cinema, here are the resources for use with the films.

Region: North East

Languages and film in action at the University of Brighton

Thursday 22nd Jan 2009

Forty pupils from four schools in Brighton and West Sussex took part in Languages on Film at Brighton University on Tuesday 20th January.  Pupils teamed up with each other to produce short films in...

Region: South East

Follet Report Launch. By Fiona Hancock, Nottingham Trent University, Language Student Ambassador

Friday 21st Nov 2008

I was one of two student ambassadors chosen by the Routes into Languages Programme Team to attend the Follet Report Launch in Westminster, on 21st October. Along another student ambassador, Mark...

Region: East Midlands

New Regional Support Centres for Languages: Links into Languages

Monday 3rd Nov 2008

Links into Languages is a consortium of the Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) and Association for Language Learning (...

Region: National

Routes e-bulletin - November 2008

Wednesday 29th Oct 2008

Dear language enthusiast! The first half term of the school year has already flown by, and there are many activities and events taking place this term to promote languages, before young people...

Region: National