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Language Show Live 2012

Running for over 23 years, Language Show Live 2012 returns with an incredible line-up of speakers, more classes and exhibitors than ever before and ne...

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ESRC Festival of Social Sciences - Talk in two languages: a problem or a skill?

When talking together, bilinguals often use both their languages. Not only may they use two languages in the same conversation, but even in the same s...

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Yakety Yak Language Café open door event at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

As you may know, Yakety Yak started their sessions in Ocean Bar and Kitchen at Ocean Terminal last month. To raise more awareness they are holdin...

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Gleneagles China Youth Summit

A conference for young people involved in studying Chinese: senior phase School students with their teachers, University undergraduates and postgradua...

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The Bilingual People Virtual Language Recruitment Fair

Make a date in your diary to visit our most exciting event of 2012, the Virtual Language Recruitment Fair which will run online from 14th- 16th Novemb...

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Scotland in Conversation with China

Scotland in Conversation with China is a programme of events being held across Scotland which aims to encourage further discussion of the important ob...

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German Fairy Tale Film Season for School Classes (age 11-14)

The Goethe-Institut Glasgow will offer film screenings for school classes showing new fairy tale adaptions by the major German children’s channel. Man...

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Lapin wants to see Santa

After a successful Fringe summer run, Lapin and his friends return to the theatre with 'Lapin wants to see Santa' where the lovely French rabbit wants...

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Galette des Rois Janvier 2013

Celebrate the Epiphany with authentic galettes, refreshments, a presentation on the origins of this celebration and a bilingual quiz. The AF Glasgow i...

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Immersion day for Advanced Higher Spanish Students

The Spanish Consejeria de Educación in Scotland has organised an Immersion Day for Higher Advanced Spanish students or a similar level of examinations...

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Film screening for secondary schools - Blancanieves

Glasgow Film Theatre is pleased to offer screenings of a fantastic film from Spain called Blancanieves at GYFF 2013. It is very similar to The Ar...

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Chinese Conversation & Culture Corner

A special Chinese Conversation and Culture Corner will take place on Friday 8th February when the focus will be on Chinese New Year traditions with th...

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Spring Festival Party

Join us for our Year of the Snake Spring Festival party on Friday 15th February from 6pm till 9pm at Abden House. A full programme of fun is planned f...

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Lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang 21 February 2013

We will be hosting a lecture by the artist Ying Sheng Yang on the evening of Thursday 21st February in room LH104A of the Lord Hope Building, Universi...

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Immersion Day for Advanced Higher Students (S6)

The focus of this Immersion day for Advanced Higher students will be on speaking and discussing topical issues in Germany today. Workshops on youth cu...

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Celebration of Chinese Language and Culture

Trudi Robertson, Co-ordinator of the Confucius Classroom at St George's School, Edinburgh, warmly invites S3 - S6 ppupils who are either currently lea...

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Rencontres théâtrales Edinburgh - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. This competition is open to Scottis...

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King Kong's Töchter

A good opportunity for a school outing. Take your pupils to a life theatre performance in German. Based on the true story of a 1980's nursing home in ...

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'Musik + X' Exhibition and Workshops

Visit the Goethe Institut and experience German Pop music first hand through posters and video-clips. 18 posters illustrate the music scene in Germany...

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Rencontres théâtrales Aberdeen - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. This competition is open to Scottis...

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Live SCHOLAR revision session for language students

The SCHOLAR Programme will be offering an online revision session for students of Higher and Advanced Higher French, German and Spanish on 30 April.&n...

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Foreign language teaching to be subject of debate at Holyrood

The teaching of foreign language learning in Scottish primary schools will be the focus for a conference taking place at the Scottish Parliament in Ma...

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Investing in Scotland’s Future - developing global graduates for a global economy

At a time when employability and skills are a key issue for institutions and the economy, the Scottish Government-funded project Developing Scotland’s...

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Rencontres théâtrales Glasgow - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.  This competition is open to S...

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Film showcase – Our Europe

A showcase of films about Europe made by Scottish children. This event has been organised by SEET in partnership with the Edinburgh Playhouse and show...

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Scotland Goes Global Schools Event

In partnership with Education Scotland, British Council, the Scottish Government, and Young Scot, we are inviting secondary schools and youth 14-18 to...

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Think German for Jobs - Career Fair 2013

After last year's successful career fair in Edinburgh, the German Consulate General and the Goethe-Institut invite students from schools and universit...

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The World Through Don Quixote's Eyes - public reading in Spanish

Volunteers sought to read in public at the event: The World through Don Quixote’s Eyes which will take place in Edinburgh 18th October 2013. Please fi...

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The Wall / Die Wand - film in German

Based on Marlen Haushofer’s eponymous classic novel, ‘The Wall’ is a highly original exploration of the experience of solitude and survival set in a s...

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Online skills training course for AH German students

The Goethe Institut Glasgow offers its successful Advanced Highers support module again this year. The module is studied fully online and consists of ...

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Winter Term - Open Day

With the new year comes a new term! Our winter classes start on 13 January 2014. Come along to our Open Day to get some advice on your level and sign ...

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Lapin Wants to See Santa

It's Christmas! Lapin wants to invite Santa for a hot chocolate, but will Papa Noel have time to accept his invitation? To find out, join the lovely F...

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Performance of Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe

In celebration of Chinese New Year 2014, the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools is delighted to offer you the unique opportunity to attend a p...

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Vive the [R]évolution: Poems in translation

A triptych of poetry nights à propos translation of and between French and Scottish poetry hosted by three contemporary Scottish poets.

SCHOLAR Session - Modern Languages Higher and Advanced Higher Students - Using your dictionary

Glow TV is delighted to offer Higher and Advanced Higher students the opportunity to join a session on Modern Languages provided by SCHOLAR. This sess...

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Theatre Play: The Physicists

The renowned German Drama Group of the University of Aberdeen will perform The Physicists, a brilliant play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. We will take you ...

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Higher modern languages: Getting ready for final exam

Glow TV is delighted to offer Higher Students the opportunity to join a session on Modern Languages provided by SCHOLAR. This session will be presente...

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Advanced Higher modern languages: Getting ready for final exam

Glow TV is delighted to offer Advanced Higher Students the opportunity to join a session on Modern Languages provided by SCHOLAR. This session will be...

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Japan Children’s Day

The Consulate General of Japan, in collaboration with Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is proud to welcome you to Japan Children's Day, a...

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European Youth Event 2014

Open to groups aged 16-30, the EYE 2014 will include a large variety of activities run under the motto "Ideas for a better Europe" in a political, soc...

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China day at the University of Aberdeen: Building bridges and building capacity in Chinese

Focus on young people, ages 3-18Short presentations by pupils (3 minutes!) and lively workshopsSee the Confucius Institute for the University of Aberd...

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Film screening: The King of Masks

As part of our on-going Cinema of Childhood season, curated by filmmaker Mark Cousins in conjunction with the Filmhouse Edinburgh, Falkirk Community T...

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Racconta l'immagine/Imagining Stories

Based on Martina Peluso and Germano Ovani's exhibition, this morning session will encourage children to use their imagination to create a story using ...

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Workshop: Colour of the Ocean (Die Farbe des Ozeans)

This free film study day for S5-S6 pupils explores the topic of migration through film and accompanying study tasks.  Students will vie...

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Cross-curricular Workshops: World War I in personal stories and documents

S2-S4 pupils, with a combined focus on History and Modern Languages, will be guided through this exhibition by set tasks. Using their linguistic and i...

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Animation film and workshop for Primary (Spanish film festival October 2014)

Edinburgh University, in collaboration with the Spanish Consulate, is going to launch the first Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF) from 8th - 12th...

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Film for Secondary school pupils and round table discussion (Spanish film festival October 2014)

Edinburgh University, in collaboration with the Spanish Consulate, is going to launch the first Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF) from 8th - 12th...

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Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

Edinburgh University, in collaboration with the Spanish Consulate, is going to launch the first Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF) from 8th -12th ...

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Third China Youth Summit

The theme of this year's summit is China and Scotland at Home.China and Scotland At Home, the Third China Youth Summit at Gleneagles, will celebrate t...

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Film screening for schools (P5-S3) - Windstorm (Ostwind)

Fiery teenager Mika is smart and independent, but hardly a model student. After failing her exams, her parents send her away to spend the summer with ...

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Business Breakfast - Glasgow

SCILT is delighted to announce and invite you to one of three very exciting “business breakfast” events, that will take place in Glasgow, Edinburgh an...

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Business Breakfast - Edinburgh

SCILT is delighted to announce and invite you to one of three very exciting “business breakfast” events, that will take place in Glasgow, Edinburgh an...

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Filmscreening for schools: Almanya – Welcome to Germany

Screenings of the German/Turkish film, Almanya, for P6-7 and S1-3 will be taking place at the Glasgow Film Theatre on Tuesday 3 February and Friday 6 ...

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Business Breakfast - Aberdeen

SCILT is delighted to announce and invite you to one of three very exciting “business breakfast” events, that will take place in Glasgow, Edinburgh an...

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New adventure for Lapin!

Lapin is back! In the early stages of its development, get a taste of Le Petit Monde's brand new bilingual show starring the French speaking rabbit pu...

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SCHOLAR revision session - Advanced Higher Modern Languages

The last Scholar homework session for Advanced Higher Modern Languages takes place on Tuesday 3 March at 7.30. Visit the website to log-in and at...

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Starting work as a Translator or Interpreter

Are you interested in working as a translator or interpreter, but unsure how to start? This free one-day event, arranged jointly by Aston University i...

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Spanish Play 2015

The students from Hispanic Studies at Edinburgh University are putting on their annual play, 'Enseñar a un ERASMUS' ('Teaching an ERASMUS exchange stu...

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Learning Abroad: Intercultural Skills for Sixth Form

Businesses are looking for people with communication, problem-solving and intercultural skills to match the global workplace; competencies you can acq...

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Multilingual Debate 2015

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Advanced Higher Spanish presentation for pupils, Glasgow

Teachers and pupils of Advanced Higher Spanish in the Glasgow area and beyond are invited to attend a presentation by John McIntyre, former Spanish Le...

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Meet the Translators & Interpreters: A Careers Event for Sixth Form, UG and PG Students

Have you (or your pupils!) ever wondered about a career in translation? Are you curious about what being an interpreter might entail? Routes into Lang...

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Lapin is too hot - bilingual puppet show on Glow TV

*THIS IS THE SESSION POSTPONED FROM 5 JUNE*This exciting Glow TV event includes: A puppet show performance featuring the lovely rabbit and his friend ...

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Linguastars 2015

Are you in year 12 (S5)? Are you studying French, Spanish or German and interested in finding out more about studying at university, while improving y...

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Routes Live! - Working as a translator or interpreter: ask the experts!

Routes into Languages is launching a series of webinars covering the topic of employability for language students. Our first webinar session is about ...

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S@S Accelerate 2

S@S Accelerate is a one-week non-residential programme, held at the University of Strathclyde, for pupils at the end of S4, S5 and S6 thinking ab...

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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015 - Translation Nation with Juana Adcock & Georgi Gill - P5–P7

In this workshop for schools, let Juana Adcock and Georgi Gill guide you through the process of translating a poem from one language into another...

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SCEN Ambassadors' Forum

This Forum will take place after the morning's SCEN Advisory Board Meeting. SCEN Ambassadors, School and University students and young professionals, ...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Inaugural Schools' Day for Scotland

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the Scotland China Education Network, the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for ...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Inaugural Schools' Day for Scotland

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the Scotland China Education Network, the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for ...

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German Embassy Career Fair 2015

The German Embassy Career Fair is back for 2015! On Monday 2 November 2015 the Fair, organised jointly by the German Embassy and the German-British Ch...

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Modern Languages - Meet & Mingle: networking event for Fife pupils

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews would like to invite schools in Fife to an exciting networking event where pupils can p...

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Billionaire Bairn: a Scots reading by Matthew Fitt of the David Walliams book

Jine us tae hear Matthew Fitt read fae Billionaire Bairn, his new translation intae Scots o David Walliams' hilarious novel, Billionaire Boy. Joe Spud...

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The Fourth SCEN China Youth Summit 2015

SCEN China Youth Summits are always vibrant and exciting and book up very quickly indeed, so do take this opportunity to book your place now!&nbs...

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French Book Day

The Institut français in Edinburgh is delighted to announce a great literary programme for everyone: parents, children and school teachers of French. ...

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Languages for business webinar

On Friday 15 January 2016, 12pm, Routes into Languages invite you to join us live for our next employability webinar. This session will be live stream...

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Family Saturday: Rois et Reines

Start off the new year sampling the 'galette des rois' at the Institut français. Children will also enjoy tales, songs and crafts, all in French....

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Scots language through film: The Gruffalo's Child

Into Film and Education Scotland have collaborated to bring together this event where the popular animation film of The Gruffalo's Child will be scree...

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Event: Meet the Translators and Interpreters

Have you ever wondered about a career in translation? Are you curious about what being an interpreter might entail? This event is for you!Routes into ...

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SCHOLAR 'Ask a Tutor' session - Modern Languages

Our ‘Ask a Tutor’ online discussion boards are returning for the 2015/16 academic year for Computing Science, Mathematics and Modern Languages. This w...

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Scots language through film: The Gruffalo's Child

Into Film and Education Scotland have collaborated to bring together this event where the popular animation film of The Gruffalo's Child will be scree...

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The Versatility of Languages: transferable skills and cultural competencies

On Friday 26 February 2016, 12pm, Routes into Languages invite you to join us live for our next employability webinar. This session will be live strea...

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EU Careers - Making an Application

On the 8th of March, EU Careers at Edinburgh University will have the pleasure of hosting representatives from the European Personnel Selection Office...

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Scots language through film: The Gruffalo's Child

Into Film and Education Scotland have collaborated to bring together this event where the popular animation film of The Gruffalo's Child will be scree...

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Erfinderland Deutschland (Inventions from Germany)

This new exhibition "Inventions from Germany" focuses on ground-breaking, German inventions from scientific disciplines and highlights past as well as...

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European Youth Event

Following the success of EYE2014, the European Parliament is opening its doors once again from 20-21 May 2016 to even more young Europeans in Str...

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Sciennes International Summer Fair 2016

At this year’s Sciennes Primary Summer Fair there is more going on than you can possibly keep track of, and that’s why we’re publishing this handy lit...

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Film screening: La famille Bélier

The Filmhouse in Edinburgh invites you to the second instalment of their Signed Up season, curated in partnership with Heriot-Watt University's sign l...

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The Fourteenth UK Mandarin Reading Competition Scotland

In order to encourage more people to learn and use Mandarin Chinese and provide an opportunity for students and teachers of Chinese to learn from each...

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StoryCon 2016

Are you a teenager living in Scotland? Check out your new free conference for writers, illustrators and creators, designed for teens, by teens.StoryCo...

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Languages Open Day for secondary schools in Scotland

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews will be hosting a Languages Open Day for secondary schools on 17 June 2016 (10 am – 3 p...

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Languages: MK

Are you interested in learning a new language?Do you want to practise your existing language skills?Are you interested in working as a translator or i...

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Edinburgh Fringe - The Wonderful World of Lapin puppet show

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme is now available and the bilingual puppet show for children, The Wonderful World of Lapin, will appeal to chil...

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Hello Jonathan Litton!

The Edinburgh International Book Festival takes place from 13-29 August 2016.  Liven up language learning for little ones (5+) with Jonathan Lit...

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European Day of Languages Event

A free event with lots of activities for the family is being held to celebrate the European Day of Languages at the Language Hub in Glasgow.See the at...

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Roald Dahl on Film, Scots Language Special

Into Film, in collaboration with Education Scotland and the Centre for the Moving Image, are delighted to offer schools a unique and educational scree...

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Authors Live: Bessora and Sarah Ardizzone

The Scottish Book Trust are holding an Authors Live broadcast with writer, Bessora and translator, Sarah Ardizzone on 6 October 2016. Alpha: Abidjan t...

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Live music event for S4-S6: Chefket: German Rap for School Classes

The Goethe-Institut, in co-operation with Platform, Glasgow’s aspirational venue for the arts, invites pupils to this live music event. We are pleased...

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Language Show Live - Olympia

Programme applications are invited for this year's Language Show Live at Olympia, London.There are several ways to participate. Showcase your work in ...

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"Modern Languages - Meet & Mingle": school networking event

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews would like to invite schools to an exciting networking event where pupils can put any q...

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Havana Film Festival school screening of "Bailando con Margot"

This year's Havana Film Festival in Glasgow runs from 11-19 November and includes a special screening for schools of the film "Bailando con Margot". T...

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German Embassy Career Fair 2016

Jointly organised by the German Embassy London and the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce, the Fair aims to underline the importance of...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Schools' Day

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for Scotland - would like to invite your s...

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Royal Society of Asian Affairs Scotland Schools Day

The Confucius Institute for Scotland is partnering the Royal Society of Asian Affairs in co-ordinating a Scotland Schools Day, the focus of which is A...

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'Wee Write' Book Festival Family Day

There are Gaelic and Scots sessions at this year's Family Day at the Wee Write Children's Book Festival at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow.Adventures ...

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Language Show Live Scotland 2017

Join thousands of language learners, teachers and professionals at Scotland's largest dedicated event for languages and discover a wealth of learning ...

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Heriot-Watt Multilingual Debate 2017

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Japan Day at the University of Manchester

The Japan Society is holding a Japan Day event at the University of Manchester on 31 March 2017.The event is aimed at S4-S6 students who are intereste...

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Science workshop in German

The Goethe-Institut Glasgow is delighted to offer a science workshop in German. It is aimed at secondary school pupils who have been studying German f...

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Lord McConnell Lecture 2017

The Lord McConnell Lecture 2017, organised by SCEN in association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh, will take place on 18 May.In his talk 'After 20...

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French Day for pupils and teachers at the University of Stirling

The French programme at the University of Stirling would like to invite the teachers and senior pupils studying French at schools in the region to att...

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