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A Taste of Multilingual Europe - A Conference for Modern Languages Practitioners in Secondary Schools

Modern Language teachers are invited to meet cultures and languages of their European neighbours, learn about some available resources and services as...

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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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Free CPD workshops for teachers of Chinese

SCILT/CISS are offering two workshops for teachers of Chinese on 9 November 2012 at the University of Strathclyde. These workshops are free and are op...

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French Day for Primary Teachers in Scotland

Primary school teachers are invited to take part in our "French Day for Primary Teachers in Scotland" workshop on Saturday 10 November 2012 in Glasgow...

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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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Refresher day for primary German - **EVENT CANCELLED**

Primary school teachers are invited to take part in our ‘Refresher Day for Primary Teachers and Trainers'. We offer language practice for new and expe...

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Spanish Seminar: En español, ¿por qué no? - Delivering the curriculum through Spanish

The seminar will be debating the opportunities offered by integrating the learning of Spanish and curriculum content, with the support of recent exper...

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EU project FolkDC workshop for teachers

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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CPD for teachers in secondary and higher education: film for up-to-date German lessons

Led by Christl Reissenberger, the focus of this CPD seminar will be directed towards a newly compiled series of contemporary German feature films for ...

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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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French day for primary teachers

The Institut français d’Ecosse in Edinburgh is dedicated to promote the learning of modern languages in Scotland and to support teachers of Frenc...

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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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Spanish play at Edinburgh University - El Florido Pensil

On 6th, 7th and 8th March 2013 at 7pm students from the Hispanic Studies will be performing the play 'El Florido Pensil'. The novel by Andrés Sopeña M...

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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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Deutsch am Wochenende - Intensive Speaking Practice

The emphasis of this course will be on spoken interaction, vocabulary consolidation and pronunciation as well as tips and tricks for effective languag...

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The Global Dimension of Spanish

We are pleased to inform you that the Spanish Consejeria de Educación in Scotland and the University of Glasgow, together with Glasgow City Council an...

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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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Primary Languages at Language World

The Languages Education Team (formerly CILT) now based at CfBT has worked with ALL to create a primary strand to the Language World conference to...

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French matinée for primary school teachers in Scotland

Primary school teachers are invited to take part in our “French matinée for primary teachers in Scotland” in Edinburgh. All primary school teachers wi...

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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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Professional development workshop for eTwinning teachers in Madrid

Are you interested in finding an eTwinning partner from Spain, Portugal, France or Italy to start an eTwinning project? The British Council eTwinning ...

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Edinburgh Twilight Session for Spanish Teachers

We are pleased to inform you that the Spanish Consejeria de Educación in Scotland, together with the University of Edinburgh and Edinumen publishers, ...

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Workshop for Scottish Teachers of Spanish

We are pleased to announce that the 16th Workshop for Scottish Teachers of Spanish will take place on Tuesday 11 June 2013 in the Department of Spanis...

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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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Glasgow Twilight Session for Spanish Teachers

We are pleased to inform you that the Spanish Consejeria de Educación in Scotland, together with the University of Glasgow and Edinumen publishers, ha...

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The June Event

The June Event is a conference and exhibition for language teachers organised by the London Branch of ALL and Linguascope. The theme for the 2013 edit...

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Language Show Live 2013

Language Plus are intensive language classes for beginners and intermediate learners seeking a
full immersion in a particular language at this year's Language Show Live. Each class is run by a professional teacher in an enjoyable and intimate class. Early bird booking rate available until 27 September 2013.

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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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The 7th Annual Conference for Arabic Language and Culture

Join Arabic educators and professionals from across the UK for a one day conference on Arabic learning and culture at our Spring Gardens office in Lon...

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Twilight Sessions for Spanish Teachers - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee

The Spanish Consejeria de Educación in Scotland have organised Twilight sessions for Spanish teachers working in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and surrou...

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French Day for primary teachers

Do you want to boost your confidence in speaking French and are you eager to experience classroom activities in French? The French day offers to teach...

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French matinées for primary teachers

This is a refresher course for already MLPS trained teachers who teach French from P5 to P7.Through the matinées, teachers will experience topic based...

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Twilight French course for primary teachers

This is a beginners/postbeginners (A1) level course for all primary teachers who need to learn very basic skills in French.The course will be held on ...

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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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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.

Glasgow Short Film Festival

In partnership with the Goethe Institut Glasgow, the Alliance Française is delighted to be taking part in the Glasgow Short Film Festival due to take ...

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Japan Conference for Schools

A free one-day conference for networking and sharing ideas about bringing Japan and Japanese into schools. The Japan Conference for Schools is open to...

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UK-Spain partner-finding fair

Are you a primary school teacher based in the UK or Spain interested in a bilateral school partnership between UK and Spain? eTwinning is the online c...

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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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Spanish play - Mamá, Quiero ser Famoso

The event from Hispanics Studies at the University of Edinburgh might be of special interest to schools.  There will be performances on...

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Head Start - introducing Japanese in schools

Ever thought of offering Japanese at your school? Head Start offers head teachers, curriculum planners and heads of MFL the opportunity to get to grip...

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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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German Language Course for Primary Teachers: complete beginners

This course will combine language, culture and methodology. The aim is to build up sufficient skills and confidence in order to deliver basic German l...

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Learn and teach primary Japanese

In this free, two day course, primary school teachers with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese will have the opportunity not only to learn the ba...

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Gaelic Immersion Week for Teachers

Bòrd na Gàidhlig is pleased to inform you a Gaelic Immersion Week for Teachers will be taking place at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Monday ...

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Are drugs the answer to learning languages?

Scientists have discovered that drugs previously used to treat mood disorders can dramatically enhance your capacity to learn. If you could take a pil...

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2014 Language and Study Skills Summer School at UCL

UCL will run a non residential summer school for year 12 students (S5 in Scotland) who are interested in learning a new language. Students don’t have ...

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Summer Language School

Our Summer Language Programme is a range of, short but sweet Arabic, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish courses. Each ...

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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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Autumn Term Open Day at the Institut français

Thinking of signing up for Autumn term courses at the Institut français in Edinburgh?  Get a free assessment of your level of French and per...

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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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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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Residential language course in Germany for Scottish primary teachers

A week’s course in October will make an exciting start for teachers keen to implement new educational developments in their school. An attractive cult...

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German language course for primary teachers (complete beginners) - Glasgow

Participants will learn linguistic, intercultural and methodological skills. Throughout the course the teachers will reflect on their progress and abi...

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German language course for primary teachers (complete beginners) - Glasgow

Participants will learn linguistic, intercultural and methodological skills. Throughout the course the teachers will reflect on their progress and abi...

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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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Beginners 1 French course for primary school teachers

The Alliance Française de Glasgow will be running a new French course for Primary school teachers suitable for complete/false beginners.20 hours of le...

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Gaelic taster session

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is pleased to be offering a Gaelic taster session to coincide with Celtic Connections 2015. The class will be led by one of Sabhal M...

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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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German language course for primary teachers (complete beginners) - Edinburgh

*Please note date changed from Sept/Oct 2014 to Jan/Feb 2015*Participants will learn linguistic, intercultural and methodological skills. Throughout t...

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Exclusive French TV quiz show at BBC Glasgow!

For one night only at BBC Scotland in Glasgow! Victory Television, makers of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?", "Win Your Wish List" and "5 Minutes to ...

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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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Open House: Spring Session

Discover all our courses for Spring, meet our teachers and attend one of the mini-courses that will give you a taster of next term. In the theatre, th...

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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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Fit in Deutsch

Broad General Education through internationally recognised assessment.  "Fit in Deutsch 1" is an internationally recognised Goethe-Institut certi...

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Film screening - Gare du Nord

Claire Simon’s blend of documentary and fiction follows the every day life of dozens of passer-byes in one of the largest train stations in Europe.The...

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Learn and Teach Primary Japanese!

In this two day course, primary school teachers with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese will have the opportunity not only to learn the basics o...

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Teaching Chinese in Scotland: Pedagogy Meets the Language

Teaching Chinese in Scotland: Pedagogy Meets the Language is a one day event for those involved in the teaching of Chinese. Taking place on Friday 12 ...

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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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Teacher Immersion Course

Are you a primary school teacher or a high school modern languages teacher? Do you have an interest in developing Mandarin in your school? Would you l...

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EAL TeachMeet

An EAL TeachMeet will be held on Saturday 6 February at Shawlands Academy, Glasgow. The focus of the TeachMeet will be supporting EAL (English as an A...

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inlingua Open Evening - Free Lessons in Spanish, French, Italian & More!

Are you thinking of learning a new language or brushing up on your existing skills? Visit us on Thursday 31 March and try a class for yourself!Our new...

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First CinemaAttic Matinée

CinemaAttic aims to reach new audiences by offering a monthly matinée screening of their famous Spanish and Latin American Short film selections toget...

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LanguageStrathclyde: A conversation about language learning

Are you interested in the teaching and learning of languages? Looking for free CLPL? Then this is the event for you. The School of Education and SC...

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Modern languages conference: The future of language learning

This one day conference will provide an opportunity to hear from leading educational experts on the teaching of languages in primary, secondary and sp...

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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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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

Organised by the European Commission, this unique day aims to celebrate the diversity of languages in Europe. This free event at the Institut français...

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An t-Alltan 2016 conference

The An t-Alltan 2016 conference for Gaelic teachers and Early Years staff will be held in the MacDonald Aviemore Conference Centre on 28 and 29 Septe...

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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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Gaelic Writing

Education Scotland, in partnership with Comhairle nan Leabhraichean, invites you to join a Gaelic Writing Glow TV session with Gaelic author and actor...

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Ciné-goûter "Le Jour des Corneilles"

As part of the Fête du Cinéma d’Animation, the Alliance Française de Glasgow, in collaboration with L’École Buissonnière, is delighted to invite child...

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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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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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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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Le Petit Monde - Puppet Show and Story-making

Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be followed by a bilingual story-making session where ch...

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Open House: Winter 2017 French classes

Come around to our house to discover our courses and meet our team ! Pop by for a chat with one of our teachers about your needs, assess your level...

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German day for teachers

The Goethe-Institut in Glasgow invites you to an unmissable, one day conference for teachers of German. The day will include seminars, advice and tool...

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The Language Magician at work - Evaluating foreign language competence at primary level

The Language Magician is a European Project initiated by the Goethe-Institute London and co-funded by the European Union within the Erasmus+ framework...

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CPD workshops for primary school teachers in 2017

The Alliance Française de Glasgow will be running a programme of CLPL workshops in French for primary school teachers:ten topics will be covered over ...

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Learning language through theatre

These free workshops on Wednesday 22 February 2017, led by Theatre Sans Accents in conjunction with Bilingualism Matters, use fun drama games and exer...

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Chinese Teaching Club meeting

The next Chinese Teaching Club meeting will be held on Friday 3 March in Abden House, the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinbu...

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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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Language Show Live Scotland

Language Show Live is Scotland’s largest exhibition for anyone with a passion for languages. Spanning two days, the event offers the chance to attend ...

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Professional Development Day for Primary Teachers

Goethe-Institut invites teachers to take part in this training opportunity with Roma Franziska Schultz, advisor for German at the Goethe-Institut Lond...

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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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Language World 2017 - Progress for ALL

The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and professional learning event offers a packed programme with speakers from across the lang...

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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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Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival fundraiser

The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival is hosting a wine tasting, tapas and film screening fundraiser on 12 May 2017.The film 'To Steal from a Thief' (Ci...

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Blasad na Gàidhlig / Gaelic Taster Class with Sophie Stephenson

Come along to the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh for a free Gaelic language taster session with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig! This is one of our events to ...

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Dragon Boat Festival Celebration Play - 'From Shore to Shore’

From Shore to Shore: Cheung Wing is escaping from war, Mei Lan’s had enough of the potato peeler and Yi Di wants the impossible; her parents’ approval...

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Spanish workshops for primary and secondary teachers

Registration for the Spanish Workshops for Primary and Secondary Education Teachers organised by the Spanish Embassy Education Office is now open.The ...

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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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Italian Coffee Morning - Conversation Class

Practise your Italian conversation skills with an Italian native speaker teacher and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. This is an informal conversation cl...

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Spanish Advanced Language Training

Join the Language Hub for a 3-hour advanced (Level C1/C2) Spanish language course on 17 June.Current affairs, cultural issues and some grammar and voc...

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Language Learning and Teaching Conference: Developing Speaking Skills

The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics and language teachers working in Higher Education in the UK and internationally to discus...

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Look East!

How can you introduce Russian and East European culture and language to your pupils? A workshop for schools at Glasgow University on Friday 15 Septem...

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Scottish Learning Festival 2017

The Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) is the annual conference and exhibition for the teaching profession in Scotland. Offering a mix of inspirational ...

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Language Show London 2017

Registration is now open for this year's Language Show London event taking place from 13-15 October.Language Show London is London's largest exhibitio...

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South American Spanish Days @ Edinburgh Zoo

‘Science in the Language Class’ is a programme of resources, outreaches and special language days where the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland link ...

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