Win a Week in Spain!

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Spanish Competition Time! Spanish Competition Time! Win a week in Spain!  Calling all 5th year students of Spanish. You could win a week in Spain for you, your friend, and your teacher! Flights, accommodation and Spanish course all included! We are delighted to have teamed up with the Consejería de Educación de la Embajada de […]

CareerSkills Competition

The Languages Connect Award for Careers with Foreign Languages

Career Skills Competition CareerSkills Competition New Language Category for 2023  This year, Languages Connect is delighted to be supporting the CareersPortal Career Skills Competition with the introduction of a new specialist award for language skills. The competition, developed by CareersPortal, has been running for over ten years and promotes the importance of Career Skills, while […]

#ThinkLanguages Save the Date

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#ThinkLanguages Save the Date #ThinkLanguages Save the Date #ThinkLanguages Week 2023 – Save the Date We are delighted to announce that #ThinkLanguages will return in 2023 so be sure to save the date!  This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever running for a week from 27th November to 1st December, making it […]

Euro Languages College Prize

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Euro Languages College Prize Euro Languages College Prize The Prize Languages Connect have teamed up with ELC again this year to offer TY students the chance to win an amazing prize! The winner will be awarded an 18-day summer residential course in French, German or Spanish. To get a fully immersive experience you will be […]

School Library Funding

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School Library Funding Scheme 2022 biggest yet School Library Funding Scheme 2022 biggest yet Schools embrace scheme supporting heritage languages  2022 saw the largest ever number of approved applications for the Languages Connect School Library Funding Scheme, with 770 schools signed up. The initiative, now in its fourth year, has proven to be a huge […]

Event Coordinator Role

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We’re Hiring! Event Coordinator We are now hiring an Event Coordinator for the Languages Connect Awareness Raising Campaign. Languages Connect is facilitated by Post Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) and funded by the Department of Education. Join an enthusiastic and hard-working team of education and marketing professionals who manage a wide-range of events, campaigns and resources […]

#ThinkLanguages 2022 kicks off

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#ThinkLanguages 2022 #ThinkLanguages 2022 Fifth National TY event kicks off today!   The fifth annual #ThinkLanguages event looks set to be the biggest yet with 15,000 students taking part in the annual celebration of languages and cultures, starting November 17th. Over 180 schools across the country have signed up to the Languages Connect flagship event, […]

EIL Intercultural Learning Prize

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EIL Intercultural Learning Prize EIL Intercultural Learning Prize The Prize A unique immersive experience for TY students is on offer, with an opportunity to improve their foreign language skills and grow their cultural knowledge of the country they are in.  The winner will have the opportunity to live with a host family and attend a […]