Newsletter

SCILT’s newsletter is published twice a year and contains contributions from schools, local authorities and cultural organisations. If you would like to contribute to the next issue of the newsletter, we would love to hear from you. Read our newsletter guidelines to find out more.

Winter 2016

SCILT have been promoting and celebrating language learning with our successful MTOT competition and Business Brunch events. Scottish schools have had success at a national level with BASLA award winners and EU Mock Council participants. And there are many inspiring local initiatives ensuring languages continue to thrive across the country.
Past issues of the newsletter:
Summer 2016SCILT have been promoting and celebrating language learning with our successful MTOT competition and Business Brunch events. Scottish schools have had success at a national level with BASLA award winners and EU Mock Council participants. And there are many inspiring local initiatives ensuring languages continue to thrive across the country.
Winter 2015-16
Find out how languages have been marked and celebrated by Scottish schools, including in our Word Wizard and MTOT competitions. There are reports on BASLA successes and on the forthcoming Language Show Live Scotland. As ever, news from local authorities and cultural organisations demonstrates the great work being done to promote languages to Scottish young people.
Summer 2015This edition looks at how schools have been working with different partners to promote language learning, including how SCILT has been supporting these partnerships. There is the opportunity to read about SCILT's Business Breakfasts and Mother Tongue Other Tongue competition. Finally, there is an article on language learning at Corseford School.
Winter 2014
This edition includes stories about how European Day of Languages 2014 was celebrated across Scotland. You can also read about how SCILT and our partners have been supporting the work being done in schools across Scotland to implement 1+2 and the new qualifications. We hope you enjoy reading about the great work being done in our schools to promote and celebrate languages.
Summer 2014
Find out more about how SCILT have been supporting schools over the last term through our CLPL programme, promotional events and our 'Business Language Champions' scheme. This issue also introduces our forthcoming project, 'Language linking, global thinking'. As always, our newsletter is jam-packed full of stories of how schools and other organisations across Scotland have been promoting and celebrating languages!

Spring 2014
In this edition we announce the launch of our new Word Wizard spelling competition, and report back on the success of Scotland’s first Modern Languages Spelling Bee. We hear how schools celebrated the European Day of Languages in 2013, and find out about some of the great projects local authorities are running to promote languages in their schools. Our partner cultural organisations keep us up to date with their activites, and the SCILT staff tell us about some of the work they have been doing with schools across the country.

Spring 2013 Find out how SCILT have been supporting ML teachers over the last term and read about Scotland's first Modern Languages Spelling Bee – an exciting new initiative organised by SCILT, the final will be held in the Scottish Parliament on 31st May! As always, the newsletter is full of inspiring stories from local authorities and the cultural organisations on how languages are being promoted and celebrated across Scotland. 

November 2012This edition includes stories on language activities and events from schools across Scotland, including how schools celebrated this year's European Day of Languages. SCILT updates readers on the pilot schools and the 1+2 languages agenda. There are also details on SCILT's new website and the brand new competition we are running this year - the Spelling Bee! As ever, readers will be interested to read about the great work of our partners in promoting languages in Scotland, including a fabulous new website from Education Scotland supporting languages in the primary school.

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