MS Readathon 2022

MS Readathon 2022 MS Readathon 2022 Try reading in another language! The MS Readathon is here again and Languages Connect is delighted to be a partner once more, bringing a foreign language element to Ireland’s biggest sponsored reading initiative. While inspiring kids to read, the MS Readathon has also been raising much needed funds for […]

#ThinkLanguages 2022 to be biggest yet

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#ThinkLanguages 2022 to be biggest yet #ThinkLanguages 2022 to be biggest yet School planning for #Thinklanguages gets underway Around 175 schools across Ireland have started their planning for #Thinklanguages 2022, the national TY event now in its fifth year. The celebration of languages and cultures is set to be the biggest yet, with over 14,000 […]

Young Translators Competition 2022

Young Translators Competition 2022 Young Translators Competition 2022 Juvenes Translatores A contest to reward the best young translators in the European Union Who can take part?  Secondary school students born in 2005. What is this about? Each year since 2007, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation has run the Juvenes Translatores contest in schools across […]

Say Yes to Languages Kicks off for Second Year

Say Yes to Languages kicks off for Second Year Say Yes to Languages Kicks off for Second Year Term One of Primary Module Set to Begin The first term of primary module ‘Say Yes to Languages’ is set to kick off next week with over 50,000 pupils expected to take part throughout the year. The […]

Leaving Cert Information Sessions

Leaving Cert Information Sessions Need more information deciding on Leaving Cert Languages? Are you a student or parent who would like to know more about studying Chinese, Lithuanian, Polish or Portuguese for the Leaving Cert?  Languages Connect is organising a series of online information sessions to help students and parents become familiar with the new […]

Languages Connect at Higher Options

Higher Options 2022 Higher Options 2022 Languages Connect at Higher Options Languages Connect are delighted to be attending this year’s Higher Options Exhibition which will be returning to a full in-person event this September. Thousands of students from around the country will be attending over the three days. Live at RDS Simmonscourt from September 21st- […]

Try a New Language this Culture Night

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Culture Night 2022 Culture Night 2022 Try a New Language this Culture Night Languages Connect and the European Commission invite you to try out their language taster classes which are being offered as part of both Culture Night on Friday 23rd September and European Day of Languages on Monday 26th September.  With 19 different languages […]

Register for #ThinkLanguages 2022

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#ThinkLanguages 2022 #ThinkLanguages 2022 Registration is now open  We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the fifth #ThinkLanguages TY Event. We are going local again this year and the events will take place in schools nationwide on Thursday 17 November 2022. Join thousands of TY students from right across Ireland in […]

Language Summer Camps 2022

Language Summer Camps 2022 Language Summer Camps 2022 This summer, we have funded four Chinese, Lithuanian, Polish and Romanian two-week Summer Camps across the country. Summer Camps are an opportunity for heritage language speakers to learn more about their language and culture or for beginners to discover a new language. The camps make learning a language fun […]

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

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We’re Hiring! Marketing and Social Media Coordinator We are now hiring a Marketing and Social Media 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 […]