Register for #ThinkLanguages 2023

#ThinkLanguages 2023 #ThinkLanguages 2023 Registration is now open We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for #ThinkLanguages 2023. This year events will be taking place nationwide during the week of 27 November – 1 December 2023. Join thousands of TY students from right across Ireland in a festival of languages and cultures. […]

Try a New Language this Culture Night

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Culture Night 2023 Language Taster Classes Culture Night 2023 Try a New Language this Culture Night In celebration of Culture Night and the European Day of Languages, language taster classes will be held on 22nd September at Europe House and online on Tuesday 26th September. Languages Connect have teamed up once again with our partners […]

1,200 Schools Say Yes to Languages

1,200 Schools Say Yes to Languages Say Yes to Languages Kicks off for Third Year Primary Module Expands for Third Year 1,200 schools will take part in the Say Yes to Languages module during the 2023/2024 school year.  The module, which has been extended for a third year by the Department of Education, is set […]

Spanish Competition Winner

Spanish Competition Winners

Spanish Competition Winners 2023 Spanish Competition Winners 2023 A week in Spain! Congratulations to Joan Murphy-Leane, Maria Stella Lacolla and their Spanish teacher KelleyAnne Ryan from Cork Educate Together Secondary School who won first place in this year’s Spanish video competition. The lucky team have won a one-week language scholarship in Castilla y León this […]

Languages Connect Summit Registration Open

Languages Connect Summit

Registration Opens for Languages Summit Registration Opens for Languages Connect Summit Languages Connect Summit – Saturday 14 October 2023 Early bird registration for the Languages Connect Summit is officially open. Taking place on Saturday 14 October 2023 the event is the first of its kind for Modern Foreign Language teaching and learning in Ireland and is being […]

ELC Competition Winners

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ELC Competition Winners ELC Competition Winners  Congratulations to the two winners of our Euro Languages College competition Lara Putar and Hana Finn who have won an amazing prize of an 18-day summer residential course at the ELC this Summer. Choosing either French, German or Spanish, the prize offers a fantastic opportunity to make new friends, […]

Language Summer Camps 2023

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Language Summer Camps 2023 Language Summer Camps 2023 This summer we are funding heritage language camps in Polish and Lithuanian, and lesser-taught language camps in Chinese, Italian and Japanese. The two-week camps are for post-primary students. Summer Camps are an opportunity for heritage language speakers to immerse themselves in their language and culture, while allowing beginners […]

HEI Funding Applications now open

Promotion of Foreign Languages at Third Level

HEI Funding Applications now open HEI Funding Applications now open Funding to help the promotion of languages to second level students by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is now available for the 2023/2024 academic year. As part of the awareness raising campaign, Languages Connect, the funding is available to support any HEI’s who offer foreign languages. […]

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 […]