Summer Courses for Primary Teachers

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New Summer Language Courses for Primary Teachers Summer Courses for Primary Teachers The Summer Course Programme overview (EPV days-approved courses) for primary teachers has just been published and in an exciting development for language upskilling, a brand new category of course has been added for 2024:    Language upskilling (including French / German / Spanish […]

#ThinkLanguages Save the Date

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#ThinkLanguages Save the Date #ThinkLanguages Save the Date #ThinkLanguages Week 2024 – Save the Date We are delighted to announce that the festival of languages and cultures for TY students, #ThinkLanguages will return in 2024 so be sure to save the date!  This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever running for a […]

Japan Quiz Night 2024

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Japan Quiz Night 2024 Japan Quiz Night 2024 The ever popular Japan Quiz Night took place last night, Thursday 1st February, with roughly 100 students participating across five locations including Dublin City University, University Limerick, University College Cork, Gorey Community School, and CBS Roscommon. The event supported by the Embassy of Japan in Ireland and the […]

#ThinkLanguages Winners

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#ThinkLanguages Champion Team of the Year Announced #ThinkLanguages Prizegiving Our Lady’s Bower Secondary School are #ThinkLanguages Champion Team of the Year! The national final of the #ThinkLanguages Champion Team of the Year competition took place today at The Clock Tower in the Department of Education, where transition year students of Our Lady’s Bower Secondary School, […]

Mandarin Chinese Language Upskilling Course

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Mandarin Chinese Upskilling Course Mandarin Chinese Upskilling Course In the context of the Department of Education pilot for the language upskilling of primary school teachers, a new Mandarin Chinese language course is now available to registered primary school teachers. The course is funded by the Department of Education and supported by Post-Primary Languages Ireland. A […]

Euro Languages College Competition

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Euro Languages College Competition ELC Competition Languages Connect have teamed up with Euro Languages College (ELC) again this year to offer TY students the chance to win an amazing prize! An 18-day summer residential course in French, German or Spanish is up for grabs where students will have the opportunity to improve their language skills […]

Italian Upskilling Course for Primary Teachers

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Italian Upskilling Course for Primary Teachers Italian Upskilling Course for Primary Teachers In the context of the Department of Education pilot for the language upskilling of primary school teachers, a new online Italian language course is now available to all registered primary school teachers. Funded by the Department of Education and supported by Post-Primary Languages Ireland, […]

Design and Deliver a Language Upskilling Course

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Design and Deliver Language Upskilling Course Design and Deliver Language Upskilling Course Following the publication of the Framework for a redeveloped Primary School Curriculum, the Department of Education has launched a pilot modelling various routes for the language upskilling of primary school teachers. This is a great opportunity to assist in the redeveloped Primary Curriculum […]

Win a Language Learning 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 […]

#ThinkLanguages 2023 Finalists

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#ThinkLanguages Champion Team Finalists #ThinkLanguages Champion Team Finalists Finalists for this year’s hotly contested #ThinkLanguages Champion Team Competition have been announced!  There was an exceptionally high calibre of entries for this year’s competition with the visiting judges extremely impressed with the standard of events at all shortlisted schools as well as the effort and dedication […]