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South East

Routes into Christmas - Years 12 & 13

Date: 
Tuesday, 10 December, 2013 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Surrey

Routes into Christmas is an after-school event for 6th Formers based on a Christmas theme. It offers sample lectures in French, German or Spanish to give an idea of what studying languages at university might be like, with the opportunity to speak to tutors in the languages department. A taster session in a more unusual language is also provided.

This event will run from 4-6pm.

Sing to Celebrate European Day of Languages!

Date: 
Thursday, 26 September, 2013 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Brighton, Checkland Building, Falmer

Routes into Languages South is celebrating European Day of Languages on Thursday 26th September by inviting all students and staff from the University of Brighton to join us in a languages sing-along led by Community Musician, Julie Nye. The event will run from 1-2pm in the foyer space outside Checkland C122 (ground floor) and all you need to bring is your voice! Please contact Clare Forder in the School of Humanities if you have any queries.

Teacher CPD in Skills Development - Session 4

Date: 
Wednesday, 9 July, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Conference
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Portsmouth, School of Education & Continuing Studies, St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth

The focus for this series of teacher CPD sessions will be on the new National Curriculum and developing the strategies required to enable students to access the new tasks in all four skills. The research is based on Reading and Oxford universities’ work on 8 key principles for teaching MFL and developing skills and assessment (see www.pdcinmfl.com).

Two teachers per school can book places at this event - please click on the registration link below.

Teacher CPD in Skills Development - Session 3

Date: 
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Portsmouth, School of Education & Continuing Studies, St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth

The focus for this series of teacher CPD sessions will be on the new National Curriculum and developing the strategies required to enable students to access the new tasks in all four skills. The research is based on Reading and Oxford universities’ work on 8 key principles for teaching MFL and developing skills and assessment (see www.pdcinmfl.com).

Two teachers per school can book places at this event - please click on the registration link below.

Teacher CPD in Skills Development - Session 2 ** PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE **

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Portsmouth, School of Education & Continuing Studies, St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth

The focus for this series of teacher CPD sessions will be on the new National Curriculum and developing the strategies required to enable students to access the new tasks in all four skills. The research is based on Reading and Oxford universities’ work on 8 key principles for teaching MFL and developing skills and assessment (see www.pdcinmfl.com).

Two teachers per school can book places at this event - please click on the registration link below.

Teacher CPD in Skills Development - Session 1

Date: 
Wednesday, 16 October, 2013 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Portsmouth, School of Education & Continuing Studies, St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth

The focus for this series of teacher CPD sessions will be on the new National Curriculum and developing the strategies required to enable students to access the new tasks in all four skills. The research is based on Reading and Oxford universities’ work on 8 key principles for teaching MFL and developing skills and assessment (see www.pdcinmfl.com).

Two teachers per school can book places at this event - please click on the registration link below.

Fareham & Gosport International Day

Date: 
Wednesday, 18 June, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
University of Portsmouth, School of Languages

Year 8 students from Fareham and Gosport schools are invited to take part in this International Day where they will find out about a variety of cultures and languages.

Schools can register up to 15 places each. Please note that a cancellation policy applies to this event and a charge of £5 per place booked will be applied if registrations are not cancelled by Wednesday 4th June 2014 or if you do not turn up on the day.

Year 11 Revision Day - afternoon session

Date: 
Friday, 24 January, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
South Downs College, Crookhorn

Year 11 students in the Havant area will have opportunities to improve their listening, reading and memorisation skills in preparation for their GCSE examinations.

The afternoon session will take place from 12.30-15.30.

Schools can register up to 30 students each for this event. Please note that a cancellation policy applies to this event and a charge of £5 per place booked will be applied if bookings are not cancelled by Friday 10th January 2014 or if you do not turn up on the day.

Year 11 Revision Day - morning session

Date: 
Friday, 24 January, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
South Downs College, Crookhorn

Year 11 students in the Havant area will have opportunities to improve their listening, reading and memorisation skills in preparation for their GCSE examinations.

The morning session will take place from 9.00-12.00.

Schools can register up to 30 students each for this event. Please note that a cancellation policy applies to this event and a charge of £5 per place booked will be applied if bookings are not cancelled by Friday 10th January 2014 or if you do not turn up on the day.

Teaching Languages to Dyslexic Students: CPD for teachers (Session 1)

Date: 
Wednesday, 4 December, 2013 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South East
Location: 
Venue tbc + online sessions

This activity is aimed at teachers who either teach or who have an interest in dyslexia and modern languages. It consists of three sessions with experienced Associated Lecturers from the Open University in teaching Languages to dyslexic students. The sessions will consist of an initial face-to-face meeting and presentation followed up by two online sessions using OU video-conferencing systems. The sessions are interactive and teachers will engage with hands-on practical activities. 

The activity aims to:

-raise awareness of issues related to modern language learning and students with dyslexia with a view to facilitate and support their learning.

-give an opportunity to teachers to develop expertise in relation to the design of teaching and learning language resources for the classroom.

-provide a forum for discussion and peer-support.

There are an initial 10 places available on this course, although there is a possibility of arranging further sessions depending on interest.

A cancellation policy of £5 per place booked will be applied if booked places are not cancelled by Wednesday 20th November or if you do not turn up on the day.

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