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Creative Learning Skills for Language Students Now Available

Monday 22nd Feb 2016

Creative Learning Skills for Language Students is a participatory workshop for secondary school pupils that seeks to encourage young people to learn languages by exploring perceived barriers,...

Region: London

Capital L Year 10 Summer School 2017

Sunday 21st Feb 2016

Applications are now open for the Capital L Year 10 Summer School! Monday 26th June - Friday 30th June 2017 The Capital L Summer School gives 30 promising Yr 10 linguists...

Region: London

Routes Webinar #3 The Versatility of Languages : transferable skills and cultural competencies

Friday 19th Feb 2016

"The Versatility of Languages : transferable skills and cultural competencies " on Friday, 26 February 2016 (12.00 - 13.00) Routes into Languages launched a series of webinars covering the topic...

Region: National

British-German Association Essay Competition 2016

Tuesday 16th Feb 2016

Germany and Britain: a key alliance for the 21st century? Open to: all pupils at schools and colleges in the UK, whether studying German or not, who will be 18 or under on 1st June 2016 Closing...

Region: National

British Council: Bring French to life in your primary school with a primary-­‐trained French language assistant

Monday 15th Feb 2016

This new scheme from the British Council makes it easier than ever before. 

Region: National

New Blog: The Student Language Bureau

Friday 12th Feb 2016

Creat your future ! A new blog from year abroad students from the Student Language Bureau:  

Region: National

MOOC: Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: An Introduction

Friday 12th Feb 2016

We are delighted to offer you and your students an award-winning  FREE online course "Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: An Introduction", which will start on Monday...

Region: National

Drama day brings Spanish culture to life for local school pupils at Leeds Beckett University

Thursday 11th Feb 2016

A group of year eight school pupils from Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds paid a visit to the Leeds Beckett University’s Performance Studio on 25th January to practice their Spanish and try...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Routes into Languages Conference: Working together for languages in schools and universities

Friday 22nd Jan 2016

This event took place on 28 January 2016 at the BMA, London and showcased exciting Routes into Languages projects from around England. Keynote speakers were: Sir David Bell, Vice...

Region: National

University of Westminster GCSE Language Immersion Saturdays

Tuesday 12th Jan 2016

The University of Westminster are now accepting applications for GCSE Language Immersion Saturdays. The University of Westminster’s Language Immersion Saturdays are an established annual...

Region: London

Capital L Languages Challenge

Monday 11th Jan 2016

Capital L Languages Challenge The Challenges aim to: Provide students with opportunities to actively engage with languages Encourage independent study skills Raise the profile of all...

Region: London

Languages and Climate Conference at SOAS

Monday 11th Jan 2016

On Wednesday 4th November 2015, a Languages and Climate Conference was held at SOAS to coincide with the COP21 Conference in Paris in December. During the COP21 Conference the governments of...

Region: London

Careers in Languages Event at University of Westminster

Monday 11th Jan 2016

Have you ever considered a career in which you can apply your skills in modern languages? Would you like to know more about working in translation, interpreting and related areas?...

Region: London

Illuminations Festival at SOAS

Wednesday 23rd Dec 2015

SOAS, University of London are organising the language-event IllumiNations where visitors can experience the diversity of language and culture through a range of interactive events and activities...

Region: London

KS4 students experience languages at University of Leeds

Wednesday 16th Dec 2015

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at the University of Leeds recently welcomed fifty GCSE linguists from three Yorkshire schools to campus for a day of experiencing languages....

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Routes LIVE - SAVE THE DATE !! Our 3rd Webinar is on 15 January 2016

Tuesday 15th Dec 2015

Save the date !  "Languages for business" will be the third in a series of webinars covering the topic of employability as part of a strand of online dissemination activity.  It is...

Region: National

Second Farlingaye German Conference

Tuesday 8th Dec 2015

On Saturday the 7th of November more than 60 students from 10 local schools met  at Farlingaye for a day of talks and workshops on all things German. The programme included a talk by Dr Martin...

Region: East of England

Languages and Design Competition

Thursday 3rd Dec 2015

Could you design a sports kit or a water bottle for the Rugby World Cup using a foreign language element? Do you have the IT skills to make a video advert or business pitch to accompany your...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber