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ALL West of England Conference – ‘ALL New’

Date: 
Saturday, 27 February, 2016 - 09:30 to 13:15
Event Type: 
Conference
Region: 
South West
Location: 
Bradley Stoke Community School, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, BS32 9BS

ALL New!

ALL Talk!Time: 09.30 - 13.15

Date: 27 February 2016

Cost: PGCE students (£18), ALL individual members (£25), ALL group members (£30), Non members (£35)

Workshop speakers confirmed so far: Greg Horton, Lisa Stevens, Crista Hazell, Candida Gould. Full details will be available in January 2016.

For more information or to register please visit the website below.

http://www.all-languages.org.uk/events-list/details/read/all_west_of_england_conference_all_new/branch/377

GCHQ - ALL Language Challenge 2016

Date: 
Friday, 15 January, 2016 - 17:30
Event Type: 
Competition
Region: 
South West
Location: 
GCHQ, A3a, Hubble Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 0EX

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GCHQ and the Association for Language Learning have once again joined forces to offer schools an exciting project to use with Year 9 classes.
 
 

Starting with class competitions in the autumn term, those schools wanting to go further are invited to enter the competition to attend a finals event to be held at GCHQ in Cheltenham on Friday 29 April 2016. This day will feature the school teams presenting to each other and the judging panel, as well as insights into the work of GCHQ and taster lessons from GCHQ linguists in less commonly taught languages.

The closing date for entries from schools is Friday 15th January.

For more information please visit the website below.

http://www.all-languages.org.uk/members/competitions/gchq_challenge_2015_all_west_of_england

'Who Needs Languages Anyway?' leaflet - FREE resource for schools

Date: 
Thursday, 19 November, 2015 - 00:00 to Thursday, 30 June, 2016 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
South West
Location: 
South West

'Who Needs Languages Anyway?' is a colourful folded leaflet, which outlines the benefits of studying modern foreign languages and tells about the importance of foreign language skills for future career development with some excellent examples and possible options.

The leaflet is aimed at Year 9 students before they choose their options as well as their parents.

Teachers can request the leaflets for option evenings and careers events - please note that we can send out 100 leaflets maximum per school.

Please e-mail your request (and specify the required number) to Irena Holdsworth: I.Holdsworth@bath.ac.uk

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