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Want to tour in Europe with a band?

Monday 19th May 2008

Are you aged 17 - 21? Love music? Learning a language at school, college or university? Available summer 2008?   TV production company Shine Limited are looking for enthusiastic young...

Region: National

Newsletter Spring 2008

Wednesday 7th May 2008

To view the first Routes into Languages South West newsletter click below.

Region: South West

Birmingham Pupils Say “Ni hao” and “Konnichiwa”

Tuesday 8th Apr 2008

40 keen Y9 pupils from schools across the West Midlands spent three days of their Easter Holidays attending an intensive course in Mandarin Chinese and Japanese at the University of Birmingham. Part...

Region: West Midlands

Routes into Languages on the radio!

Tuesday 19th Feb 2008

On Monday 4th February 2008 members of the Routes into Languages programme went on air to discuss the shortage of interpreters with Libby Purves on Radio 4's The Learning Curve. Heather McGuinness...

Region: National

Mapping Progression

Monday 11th Feb 2008

Language Networks for Excellence, previously the Black Country Pathfinder, is part of the West Midlands Consortium for Routes into Languages and is focusing on the mapping of progression routes into...

Region: West Midlands

Celebrating China

Monday 11th Feb 2008

On Friday 8th February, 85 youngsters from 5 West Midlands schools celebrated the start of the Chinese New Year with Aston University’s first Routes into Languages cultural day. The event was part...

Region: West Midlands

The National Network for Interpreting website is now live

Monday 28th Jan 2008

Please visit the National Network for Interpreting website for more information on the aims of the project, the programme of events, as well as multimedia materials and interactive exercises...

Routes North East launches into action

Thursday 24th Jan 2008

For a report on the Routes into Languages North East regional launch go to:

Region: North East

West Midlands Consortium Launch

Friday 21st Dec 2007

Off to a Flying Start Friday 30th November 2007 Local primary and secondary school pupils celebrated their success at the West Midlands Routes into Languages launch at Birmingham Airport on 30th...

Region: West Midlands