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'Researching Multilingually': Languages as Social Category and Performance Art

The CIOL Scottish Society is pleased to announce the first in a series of presentations and workshops scheduled for 2019. Professor Aliso...

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National Development Officer Conference

Target audience: Local Authority Development Officers (or equivalent) with responsibility for 1+2 languages.Hosted by the UCMLS, Education Scotland an...

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Turning Japanese! An introduction to Japanese for young learners

This exciting event, hosted by the Japanese department within the University of Edinburgh School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, will give par...

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Chinese New Year 2017 showcase

Join St Ninian's High school where they will be holding East Dunbartonshire's Confucius classrooms Chinese New Year 2017 showcase. A glow log-in is re...

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SALT TeachMeet

The first TeachMeet of the new term is being held at Keith Grammar School on 25 February.There are sessions available to suit both primary and seconda...

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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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Non-gendered language: how to teach it, should we teach it?

University bans phrases such as 'right-hand man' and 'gentleman’s agreement' in favour of gender-neutral terms (The Telegraph, 2 March 2017) - See this related article recently published in the national press.

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Research seminar - How creative writing across languages can change the face of multilingualism

Malika Pedley, PhD student at Bordeaux Montaigne University in France, will present her doctorate research findings following fieldwork investigation ...

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1+2 Language Policy in Scotland: UCMLS Action Plan Proposals Launch

Looking forward to 2020 and beyond. Launch of UCMLS Cross-Sector Action Plan Proposals in support of 1+2.After extensive consultation with stakeholder...

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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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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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Distinguished Lecture and Workshops - Meeting complex challenges: Multilingual teaching, Teacher reflection

This research event is jointly hosted by the IETL and the Language, Culture and Communication research cluster on ‘Meeting complex challenges: Multili...

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Transitions in Language Learning and Teaching (UK Lingua 2017)

Transition may be an over-used word but transitions of one kind or another are central to our experience of learning and of teaching languages: learne...

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ALTE 6th International Conference - Learning and Assessment: Making the Connections

The ALTE 6th International Conference will provide a unique multilingual forum, sharing insights and practical knowledge gained from teaching and test...

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SALT TeachMeet

The next SALT TeachMeet will take place in Kelso on 6 May 2017. The event is free to attend.Visit the website for programme information and to registe...

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CALL Virtual Round Table Web Conference

The 9th Virtual Round Table Web Conference will take place from 5-7 May 2017.The Virtual Round Table focuses on new media and language learning and is...

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Glasgow EAL TeachMeet

The 10th EAL TeachMeet takes place at Shawlands Academy on 13 May 2017.A TeachMeet is an informal gathering for those who are enthusiastic about teach...

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EIS and Aberdeen University Enhancing Literacies Event

The EIS have partnered up with the University of Aberdeen to bring you this event. Join them to learn more about how languages may be used across the ...

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eTwinning Multilateral Workshop, Newcastle

Are you a primary teacher looking to find an eTwinning partner and set up a project? If so this workshop is for you.This eTwinning multilateral worksh...

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Trans-nationalizing Languages: Heritage, Languages and 1+2

Following up on a research project in Namibia examining the development of multilingualism in education, this workshop will explore the work of the pr...

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Conference: Multilingual Language Policies in Europe

This conference has been initiated by the Spanish Embassy Education Office, the Institut Français and the Goethe Institut. It centres around the CEFR,...

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New Perspectives on Language Teaching & Learning Annual Conference 2017

The School of Modern Languages at St Andrew's University is hosting the conference which will be held on 7 June 2017.The free event will be of interes...

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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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Best practice seminar: Successful networking for German

Goethe-Institut London is pleased to offer a best practice seminar on successful networking for German in schools in the UK.The event is in recognitio...

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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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Research seminar - How creative writing across languages can change the face of multilingualism

Malika Pedley, PhD student at Bordeaux Montaigne University in France, will present her doctorate research findings following fieldwork investigation ...

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Workshop: Languages in the primary classroom

This two-day workshop will bring together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to investigate and report on the teaching and learning of langu...

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Primary and secondary MFL conference

Network for Languages London is hosting a conference for primary and secondary MFL colleagues on Saturday 24 June 2017.The conference will provide a g...

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North West Primary Languages Conference 2017

Theme: Progress with Primary LanguagesA full one day conference for Subject Coordinators and primary language teachers. Explore how your school can d...

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Cross-curricular language learning: Increasing motivation, confidence and attainment

The conference will look at successful approaches to teaching curriculum subjects through a language and is suitable for teachers of any subject who a...

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Conference: “Japanese for Young Scottish Learners: Practice, pedagogy and reflection”

The “Japanese for Young Scottish Learners: Practice, pedagogy and reflection” conference is generously supported by the Japan Foundat...

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SALT TeachMeet

The next TeachMeet takes place on 2 September at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge. There will be sessions for primary and secondary sectors. At...

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TeCoLa Project Conference

This is the first TeCoLa Conference/Workshop on telecollaboration, gamification and virtual worlds for language learning and teaching, aimed at second...

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TeachMeet Scottish Learning Festival 2017

TeachMeets are free sessions organised by teachers. They generally consist of a mixture of short presentations and discussions, enabling attendees to ...

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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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An t-Alltan/ Conference for Practitioners of Gaelic Education

Practitioners are invited to register for this conference, organised by Stòrlann. Education Scotland will also be delivering workshops which fo...

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European Day of Languages celebration

The Alliance Française Glasgow, in collaboration with the European Commission in Scotland, the Goethe-Institut, the Consulate general of Poland...

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Jornadas de Español en Glasgow

The Spanish Embassy Education Office together with the Consejería de Cultura y Turismo de la Junta de Castilla y León in collaboration w...

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Digital Literacy for the Teaching and Learning of Languages

This workshop will:Explore a teaching approach which fully integrates social interactionsBuild activities for the teaching and learning of languages w...

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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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Modern Languages AH Portfolio and National 5 Assignment – Writing

Advanced Higher Portfolio National 5 Assignment - Writing This event will provide an opportunity to look at how to support candidates with the Advan...

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SALT Conference 2017

Languages: Still here! Once again we are delighted to present a varied programme for our annual conference. We fully understand that teachers ...

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Developing Language Awareness in Subject Classes

This workshop will increase awareness of what language means when learning a subject matter.It is suitable for:Subject teachers of 12/13 year old lear...

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German Embassy Career Fair

After a very successful event in 2016, the annual German Embassy Career Fair will return on Monday 20 November 2017. Once again, the Fair will be o...

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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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Shared understandings of progression in primary and secondary modern languages

Shared understandings of progression in primary and secondary modern languages This workshop is an opportunity for primary and secondary colleagues t...

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Language World 2018

The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages sector...

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Europe Day Scotland - 9 May 2018

The European Commission Office in Scotland celebrates Europe Day in Glasgow George Square this year. The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and...

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German Day for Secondary Teachers

We are delighted to host another German Day organised by SALT at the Goethe-Institut Glasgow. Based on the great success of this event in recent years...

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Council of Europe Launching Conference: CEFR Companion Volume with New Descriptors (CEFR/CV)

The Education Policy Division of the Council of Europe will organise a conference on 16-17 May 2018, in Strasbourg, France, to launch the CEFR Compani...

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International conference: New trends in foreign language teaching

The second edition of the New Trends in Language Teaching International Conference will be held at the University of Granada, Spain, on 17 – 18 ...

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#SALT18 Oban Teachmeet

The #SALT18 Oban Teachmeet will take place at the Furan Gaelic Centre, Corran Halls on Saturday 19 May 2018.  The event will include presen...

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Primary School Teachers Learning to Teach Languages - A Celebration

The Open University in Scotland and Scotland’s National Centre for Languages (SCILT) are delighted to be hosting an evening reception: Primary S...

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Conference: New Perspectives on Language Teaching and Learning

The School of Modern Languages of the University of St Andrews and the Applied Languages section at the University of Dundee are co-hosting the Cross-...

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LanguageStrathclyde 2018: Conversations about Language Learning

Are you interested in the teaching and learning of modern languages? SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages and The School of Education are d...

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¡Hecho en México! Teaching Spanish the Mexican Way

The University of Edinburgh is very happy to announce a very special seminar for Spanish language teachers. Programme:  “Dealing wi...

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NW Primary Languages Conference 2018: "Make Primary Languages Sparkle"

A full one day conference with lunch and refreshments for Subject Coordinators and primary language teachers. Explore how your school can develop a sp...

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Jornadas de Español en Durham

The Spanish Embassy Education Office, in collaboration with Durham University and Durham County Council, are holding the training event Jornadas de Es...

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Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2018

Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig is a biennial academic conference series established in 2000 to promote research on any and all topics related to Gaelic as we...

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Bilingualism Matters 10th Anniversary Annual Event

Come and join us to celebrate 10 years of Bilingualism Matters - growing from one person giving local talks around Edinburgh in 2008 to a thriving com...

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Erasmus+ and eTwinning Twilight Session

Erasmus+ and eTwinning offer a range of fantastic opportunities for UK schools to connect with schools across Europe, including F...

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Linguacuisine showcase

This showcase event presents the Linguacuisine app: a mobile platform for authoring and sharing recipes in different languages, from different culture...

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25th Anniversary Conference (UCML): Looking inward and outward!

Please join us to find out in what ways our various language promotion initiatives, specifically those held in collaboration with SCILT, have impacted...

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PowerLanguage Annual Conference 2018

PowerLanguage are running their annual conference in Edinburgh on Monday 17 September 2018. We have a few places left so QIOs, DOs and practitioner...

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Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) 2018

The Scottish Learning Festival, 19-20 September 2018, is the annual conference and exhibition for the teaching profession in Scotland. Co-located wit...

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European Day of Languages at the Institut français

Join the Institut français d'Ecosse to celebrate the diversity of languages in Europe with tasters of French, German, Italian, Polish an...

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ECML webinar - Language diversity

Interested in multilingual classrooms and projects? Get inspired by language diversity! Sarah Breslin, Executive Director of the European Centre fo...

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An t-Alltan - Conference for Practitioners of Gaelic Education

The An t-Alltan 2018 conference for Gaelic teachers and Early Years staff will be held in the MacDonald Aviemore Conference Centre on 26 and 27&...

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Workshop: Social Media for Linguists

The CIOL Scottish Society would like to invite you to celebrate International Translation Day 2018 by offering 3.5 hours CPD. On Saturday 29&n...

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eTwinning Multilateral Seminar, Hungary

Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative e...

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Language learners in Anglophone contexts

Anglophone contexts, such as the UK and US, provide particular challenges for language learning. The aim of this two-day workshop is to explore t...

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Erasmus+ Annual Conference 2018

We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2018 Erasmus+ UK Annual Conference for UK beneficiaries and stakeholders. It takes place ...

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CPD event for teachers of Spanish

The Consejería de Educación in the UK in collaboration with Edinumen, the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival will b...

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Japan Conference for Schools 2018

Japan Conference for Schools will be held later this year on Friday 12 October 2018. This will be a free one-day conference for networking a...

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Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2018

The Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2018 will assess the latest best practice methods and strategies to enhance MFL teaching provision and improve...

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Conference: Brushes With War

To mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Goethe-Institut Glasgow and the Alliance Française Glasgow are planning a conf...

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Workshop for primary teachers: Learn German with songs

We would like to invite you to take part in this training opportunity with the London based songwriter/composer and musician Martina Schwarz. Martina&...

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Supporting children with language disorders in Gaelic-medium education

A recurring concern of parents, teachers and clinicians is whether children with language problems can or should become bilinguals. In the present tal...

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The Language Show 2018

The Language Show is the exhibition for language learners, language teachers and everyone who loves languages. Now in its 30th year, Europe&rs...

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Language Linking Business Thinking

In line with Scottish Government DYW Recommendation 14, this key conference will demonstrate innovative approaches to building the bridge between empl...

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Gaelic Education and Language Planning

Join the Scottish Society for an informative presentation about the background of Gaelic Medium Education and the difficulties encountered while imple...

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Jornada de español en Glasgow

Once again, the Spanish Embassy Education Office together with the Consejería de Cultura y Turismo de la Junta de Castilla y León in collaboration wit...

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Being Human Festival 2018

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy...

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ALL Northern Primary Languages Show

The Association for Language Learning Branch in the North-East of England (ALLNE) is extending an invitation to Primary Language teachers North of the...

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Webinar - Erasmus+ for schools

This webinar is designed to introduce the different strands of Erasmus+ funding that are available for schools. We will look into the priorities for t...

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20th annual AULC conference

The theme for the conference is 'Linguistic transitions: towards languages for life.' This conference focuses on research-informed approach...

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Erasmus+ application support for schools

This event will support schools that are completing an Erasmus+ application.  During the session you will be given information on eligible bud...

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Webinar: "Action research communities for language teachers"

The European Centre for Modern Languages project “Action research communities for language teachers” (ARC) has supported teachers in ...

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Webinar - 'Understanding foreign language learner anxiety'

We are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar by Dr Christina Gkonou, scheduled for Monday, 28 January 2019, 10am GMT on the topic of 'Understand...

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NEW for Session 2018-19! - Preparing for SQA Verification

This Verification workshop is being jointly organised by SCILT and one of our SCILT Associates. It will take place at Stirling High School on 29 Janua...

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Teach languages 2019

Teach languages is a conference and exhibition for language teachers organised by Linguascope. The event will take place on Saturday 9 Februar...

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Free Zoo Fun with Mandarin family day course

On Saturday 16 February at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, our science specialist Confucius Classroom is holding a one day family course to learn some b...

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Webinar - Towards a common resource for language-related teacher competences?

This webinar will present the preliminary results of the project Towards a Common European Framework of Reference for Language Teachers (a p...

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ECIS MLIE conference 2019 - Unity through multilingualism

The theme for the ECIS Multilingual Learning in International Education Conference 2019 is 'Unity through multilingualism: growing home, host, and...

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Stirling celebrates Gaelic language and culture

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages and in recognition of this, we are hosting an event to Celebrate Gaelic Language and Cultu...

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Pedagoo Crieff

Pedagoo is a grassroots, not for profit movement that is for teachers by teachers. We aim to encourage educators to learn from each other and sha...

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Language, Place and Identity: A Dissemination Workshop in Edinburgh

This half day workshop intends to bring those working for, and with, children and young people together to discuss and develop understandings of bilin...

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Language, Place and Identity: A Dissemination Workshop in Inverness

This half day workshop intends to bring those working for, and with, children and young people together to discuss and develop understandings of bilin...

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Multilingual Debate 2019

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

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Pedagoo Tweed

The Pedagoo Tweed event is being held in Peebles on 23 March 2019. This is CLPL for teachers, by teachers. Learning conversations are about 45 minu...

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Language World 2019

The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CLPL event offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages secto...

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Conference - Developing Mandarin: Regional models for the future

This exciting event aims to explore innovative approaches, partnerships and models which support the development of Mandarin language and Chinese cult...

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'Tears of Blood' Translations and Impact Event

The Roma poet, Papusza’s, Romani-language narrative poem Tears of Blood is the earliest known witness account of the Kali Trash (‘Black Fe...

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BAAL Language Policy Forum 2019

Our 2019 conference leads on from our highly successful inaugural conference in 2018 at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, where delegates from over 20 ...

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Online Resources for the Study of Scots in the Classroom

Calling all secondary school teachers throughout Scotland! We are pleased to announce a one-day event showcasing resources available for the...

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Cross-Sector Annual Conference on New Perspectives on Language Teaching and Learning

The Applied Languages section of School of Humanities at the University of Dundee, the School of Modern Languages of the University of St Andrews and ...

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2019 international conference: Cross-curricular language learning

This event is aimed at researchers, teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators. Sessions will cover talks and workshops led by practitioners fro...

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InnoConf19

Modern Languages and Linguistics at University of Southampton is honoured to host the 9th annual conference in the Innovative Language Teach...

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Scottish Learning Festival 2019

Education Scotland is now accepting seminar proposals for the Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) 2019 conference programme, which will take place on Wed...

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Fifth Saarbrücken Conference on Foreign Language Teaching

The theme of the Fifth Saarbrücken Conference on Foreign Language Teaching is productivity in linguistics and language teaching, the productive use of...

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