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15 Apr 2014 Pupil Language Ambassadors - Holyhead High School pioneering the Project

This exciting new scheme involves training older pupils who have opted to study MFL after Key Stage 3 to act as language ambassadors to raise the profile of Modern Foreign Languages in the school and its community and to encourage more pupils into languages in Key Stages 4 and 5.

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14 Apr 2014 CILT Cymru receives British Academy backing to establish ‘Pupil Language Ambassador’ scheme

CILT Cymru has been allocated a sum of £4,000 by the British Academy to develop a new scheme to promote foreign language take-up at schools in Wales. Building on the success of the ‘Routes Cymru’ Student Language Ambassador scheme, this new project will train a team of up to 50 ‘Pupil Language Ambassadors’ across the country.

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31 Mar 2014 The decline in MFL learning has implications for Wales as a country, and not just for the individual.

More than 50 representatives from across Wales turned up to debate the plight of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) learning in Wales at an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) held at the House of Lords on Wednesday, 12 March 2014.

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04 Feb 2014 CILT Cymru set to receive a significant reduction in funding from the Welsh Government as of April 2014.

CILT Cymru regrets to announce it is set to receive a significant reduction in funding from the Welsh Government as of April 2014.

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23 Jan 2014 Primary schools in Wales 'should teach foreign languages'

Primary school children in Wales should be taught foreign languages to boost the
number studying them later, the National Centre for Languages has said (BBC report)

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21 Jan 2014 Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Modules

The Dyscovery Centre, University of South Wales, is pleased to announce that the newly revised eLearning modules of the Dyslang (Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language) course are now available online

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