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'It clarified a lot of points about National 4/5 assessment – very useful for the course this year'
'I now feel much more informed and confident about teaching the new Higher'
'It has given me lots of ideas for the future of the modern languages curriculum at my school'
'This was a very useful workshop – full of great conversation ideas and well-focused in activities which I know I can immediately use in the classroom'
'One of the few events I have attended that actually was extremely informative and worthwhile. The deliverers were professional but very approachable and clearly are experienced teachers'
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Opportunities from Scottish universities - professional development courses for language teachers in Scotland.
Upskilling your practice - CPD opportunities for language teachers at all levels, from Early Years and Primary through to the end of Secondary.
Principal Assessors reports - We have extracted the key messages from the 2013 SQA Principal Assessor reports. Practitioners may find these condensed versions useful for sharing information with colleagues and learners and could be used as part of your quality assurance to inform your improvement agenda.
Language trends in Scotland - SCILT's 2012 analysis of published SQA statistics on language trends in Scottish schools. Because many pupils opt to study a social science instead of a modern language, for our analysis this year we compared trends of uptake in modern languages and social sciences from 2009-2012.
National Survey of Modern Language Provision (Secondary) - In August 2011, SCILT carried out a national survey of language provision in Scottish state-funded primary and secondary schools via two online questionnaires. The data were analysed using both statistical and qualitative analysis tools. These are the results of the survey into Secondary Modern Language Provision.
An educational Spanish blog with lots of creative ideas and resources, including Spanish language cross-curricular materials.
Learn Spanish Free Online - Woodward Spanish
A free Spanish language learning site from Chile which includes adaptable texts, a learning blog and interactive games. @WoodwardSpanish
A blog by a secondary French teacher with interesting ideas for lessons in the senior phase especially Higher and Advanced Higher level. Ideas are adaptable to other languages. @spsmith45
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