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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

Languages: Careers Beyond the Obvious

Wednesday 25th Nov 2015

Last month, the University of Nottingham hosted a careers event funded by Routes in Languages East Midlands and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to inspire languages students...

Region: East Midlands

French Masterclass at Plymouth University

Wednesday 25th Nov 2015

Read all about a very successful Routes event held recently at Plymouth University:    

Region: South West

European Day of Languages celebration - York St John University

Tuesday 24th Nov 2015

York St John Business School were delighted to host another celebration of language and culture to mark the European Day of Languages, attended by YSJ staff, home and international students, and...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

"Going Global!" at University of Hull

Wednesday 18th Nov 2015

On Tuesday 3rd November 2015 pupils from across Yorkshire and the Humber were invited to take part in the return of a revamped version of ‘Going Global’, an event for Year 10 and 11 pupils at The...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Awards Evening 2015 at Launceston College

Wednesday 18th Nov 2015

Eight young people from Launceston College were nominated for an award in languages at a very exciting evening of prize-giving and music on 12th November.   Those nominated for the Dr....

Region: South West

What Routes into Languages can do for you and your school

Friday 23rd Oct 2015

Presentation by members of the Routes into Languages team, Angela Gallagher-Brett (Routes National), Irena Holdsworth (Routes South West) and Sarah Schechter (Routes East) at the London Language Show...

Region: National

EDL poster competition - The Results !

Tuesday 6th Oct 2015

We were delighted with the response to our poster competition to celebrate the European Day of Languages 2015. The winning schools have all been contacted and are: Woodlands Community College; The...

Region: South East

#RoutesLive: the next webinar will take place on 23 October 2015

Monday 5th Oct 2015

The North-East region will host the next #RoutesLive webinar Routes into Language Teaching on Friday, 23 October 2015, 13:00-14:00. Join our online panellists to hear about their pathways into MFL...

Region: National

Language Teacher and Student Language Ambassador of the Year Award 2016

Monday 28th Sep 2015

Do you know a very special language teacher or a student language ambassador?   A teacher who inspires pupils through superb teaching and supports colleagues by sharing their expertise and...

Region: National