Routes into Languages will be exhibiting at the ASCL Annual Conference 15 - 16 March 2013 at Hilton London Metropole. Do come along and say hello, we'll be on stand 50!
Routes into Languages will be exhibiting at the ALL Language World 22 - 23 March 2013 at Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University. Do come along and say hello, we'll be on stand 52!
Our 'Working together for Languages' conference and evening reception, which was held back in June, was a great success. We have put together the podcasts, presentations and photos from the day to share with you all.
This year's European Commission competition for young translators Juvenes Translatores will take place on 27 November and is open to pupils born in 1995. Schools can register online from 1 September to 20 October. The prize for the UK's best young translator will be a trip to Brussels. Deadline 20th October 2012.
2012/13 is the 10th anniversary year for the HSBC/British Council Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition and we hope all of the secondary schools involved in the teaching and learning of Mandarin will take part in this outstanding opportunity to celebrate and develop Mandarin language and culture!
There is the great prize of a cultural visit to Beijing in April 2013 for the winners with two categories to enter: Individual Language Ability (for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced) and the Group Performance section.
We hope you can share and disseminate this fantastic opportunity widely across your contacts and networks; the closing date is 12 October.
The British Council are very pleased to announce the 2012 Link2Learn competition which is open to any school (primary, secondary, SEN), international co-ordinator and local authority in the UK which is involved in the International School Award (www.britishcouncil.org/isa)
There are valuable cash prizes on offer to win up to £5000 to embed, celebrate and further develop and impact of the creative and innovative dimensions of teaching and learning. Winners and runners up will receive their cheques at a presentation ceremony at HSBC Canary Wharf on Friday 16 November.
It’s very easy to enter (up to 900 words describing the impact of your international work) with the chance to win some significant funds so good luck with your entry! Closing date 19 October.
The report has been compiled for Routes into Languages by Anne Marie Graham at Arqueros Consulting and is one of the outcomes of a broader project funded by Routes into Languages. Click on the link below to download the report.
Visit the website www.psit.org.uk to join the PSIT online community!
HEFCE has announced an additional £1 million to support the Routes into Languages initiative in England.
This is fantastic news and will enable all nine consortia and two national networks to continue their fantastic work to July 2013.
We would just like to thank all the members of the Routes into Languages programme for their incredible dedication to the project and the tremendous work being carried out. Well done.