Routes into Languages (RiL) activities are now coordinated by the University Council of Modern Languages (UCML). The RiL website is currently being updated but meanwhile you will still find resources and events for schools in England and Wales which aim to promote the value and enjoyment of language learning.
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Can you sing or rap in French? Do you have video skills? Enter the French Pop Video Competition for all UK schools across the 4 countries and Channel Islands, and stand a chance to win one of the 2019 Francophonie UK School Music Awards! This competition organised by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni offers students and their schools to compete in 3 age-group categories from primary to secondary school levels. Entries to be submitted by 5th April 2019. Please read flyer and rules of the competition for more info.
Routes into Languages is no longer funded (see the About section of this website) but news about Languages in the UK can be found on the following websites:
- The University Council for Modern Languages (http://www.ucml.ac.uk/news)
- The Association for Language Learning (https://www.all-languages.org.uk/news/) and
- The British Council (https://www.britishcouncil.org/education/schools/support-for-languages)
- The All Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages (https://www.britishcouncil.org/education/schools/support-for-languages/thought-leadership/appg/news)
Routes activities do continue in many regions - see the Upcoming Events and Activities of the Routes website and check out the individual regions. Do consult individual university websites for more details of their schools related activities too.
Please note that the Routes into Languages website is maintained by the University of Southampton in order to ensure continuity and access to many of the resources held on the site. This includes related sites such as the Why Study Languages website (http://www.whystudylanguages.ac.uk/).
The Routes into Languages National Spelling Bee Competition created by Jane Driver - now in its eighth year!
Still open for registration - just click here to go to the website to register your school