17% Increase in CAO Applications

CAO Language Course Applications 17% increase in CAO applications for Languages There has been a sharp increase in demand for language courses at Third Level in the first round of CAO applications this year, with 17% more first preference applications than 2021. In addition to this, the category of Interdisciplinary programmes and qualifications involving arts […]

UCD Languages for Life

Languages at UCD Languages for Life Languages Connect have partnered with UCD on a new initiative called Languages for Life. The website promotes the many benefits of language learning as an integral part of the UCD university strategy, supporting and celebrating the multilingual vitality of the global campus. Students are encouraged to learn languages, not […]

GMIT Languages Competition 2022

Languages at GMIT GMIT Languages Competition 2022 At GMIT you can study French, German or Spanish with a variety of courses. Secondary school students are being invited to showcase their skills in any of these languages in a class project. GMIT are looking for entries showcasing why students love learning languages.  The competition is open to […]

DCU Languages Week 2022

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DCU Languages Week Languages Week 2022 DCU Languages Week 2022 is supported by Languages Connect and takes place from: Monday 28th February – Thursday 3rd March 2022. Open to 4th, 5th and 6th year secondary school students, events will include: -virtual workshops -lecture taster sessions -a 10 word story language competition. DCU Languages Week is […]

Time for Languages Webinars

Time for Languages Time for Languages Webinars Languages Connect have teamed up with Business in the Community Ireland for a series of interactive webinars promoting the benefits of languages.  Speakers from a variety of industries and Third Level will discuss their experiences with languages. The series includes a webinar aimed at TY students and a […]

Call for Summer Camp Organisers

Romanian Language Summer Camp

Summer Camps 2022 Call for 2022 Camp Organisers Applications are being accepted for organisers of two-week activity based heritage and lesser-taught language summer camps for post-primary level students. Funding is provided by Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) under the Languages Connect awareness campaign. Summer camps are a great way for students to learn more about languages […]

#ThinkLanguages Competition Winners

#ThinkLanguages Announcements #ThinkLanguages 2022 – Save the Date! We’re very happy to announce that #ThinkLanguages will be back again in 2022 for its fifth year – so save the date! This year the fun and celebrations will happen on Thursday 17 November 2022. Details will be announced in the coming months – so keep your […]

English Language Assistant Scheme

English Language Assistant Scheme ELA Scheme 2022/2023 Would you like the opportunity to live abroad and get some teaching experience while you’re there? Why not check out the ELA scheme and start dreaming of all the amazing travel experiences you’ll have in your spare time? The purpose of the English Language Assistant (ELA) Scheme is […]

#ThinkLanguages kicks off

#ThinkLanguages kicks off! A great time had by all at #ThinkLanguages #ThinkLanguages celebrations kicked off today with fun language-related activities, workshops and talks happening in 150 schools nationwide. Transition year students right across the country have been preparing for the event for weeks, and have spent the day immersing themselves in languages and cultures from […]

#ThinkLanguages Countdown

#ThinkLanguages Countdown Countdown to the big day is on! The TY celebration of languages is nearly here and this year is set to be bigger and better than ever. Event Management kits will be arriving in schools this week to help prepare for the day! The kits contain a mix of fun language-based activities and […]