14 Jul 2014 Ysgol Bro Dinefwr-2 July 2014

 Ysgol Bro Dinefwr – 2 July 2014

As part of their COMPACT Project this year, Year 8 pupils at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire held a cross-curricular day of activities, comprising MFL, Physics, D&T, maths and business.

The aim; to show pupils how various subjects would translate in the world of work and how all these subjects can complement each other.

“Specifically, we wanted to show how having foreign language skills alongside a STEM subject would be an asset in the world of work”: France Le Huquet, Head of MFL.

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09 Jul 2014 New MFL ezine In Search of A Title

New MFL ezine In Search of A Title

Competition to name the new online multilingual magazine.

Win goodies and cash, for you and the languages department at your school!

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02 Jul 2014 Staff Vacancy Bulletin-Languages Consultant and Project Leader

Staff Vacancy Bulletin

Languages Consultant and Project Leader

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13 Jun 2014 Funding available for Japanese Language Education Projects held in the UK

Funding available for Japanese Language Education Projects held in the UK

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29 May 2014 National Curriculum Review 2014

Here is a link to the document which calls for evidence for the review of the National Curriculum in Wales.  Professor Graham Donaldson is leading the review. He was involved in the recent and significant changes to the curriculum in Scotland which aims to ensure that young people in Scotland develop skills in their mother tongue + 2 other languages at least!

 As teachers, parents (and children!) and businesses, we therefore need to ensure that we voice our opinions to ensure that the future generation of children, young people and employees in Wales have valuable opportunities to develop foreign language skills as well as skills in English and Welsh.  As ambassadors for languages, we would be grateful if you would take this opportunity to respond and voice your views.  The more evidence of need for these skills we can give Welsh Governmentthe better!  Deadline June 30, 2014.

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