Students speak the right language for career success

03 Dec 2010

 

languages for business logoYear Nine students choosing their options are being encouraged to look at modern foreign languages in a new light.  

Students are being shown that language skills can help them get ahead in whatever field of work they are interested in. NVQ Business Languages, piloted in 17 schools in Wales last year, aims to prepare pupils for successful careers. Industries as diverse as engineering, law, marketing, the media and IT need candidates with practical language skills, especially at a time when the number of students taking GCSE languages is declining.  More (pdf file 109kb). 

 

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