School Library Funding Scheme 2022

School Library Funding Scheme School Library Funding Scheme Applications now open for 2022 This scheme gives primary and post-primary schools an opportunity to acquire books and other relevant home language resources for students who speak home languages other than English or Irish. Students can benefit from books in their own language as this supports their […]

Marketing and Communications Officer

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We’re hiring! Marketing and Communications Officer We are now hiring a Marketing and Communications Officer 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 […]

Leaving Cert Language Classes 2022/2023

Leaving Cert Language Classes Leaving Cert Language Classes Saturday Classes 2022/2023 Registration is now open for Leaving Cert Language Saturday Classes starting this September. This registration is for incoming 5th year students who will sit the LC Exams in 2024. The Leaving Cert course will be covered over a two-year period, meaning students should register […]

HEI Funding Application 2022

HEI Funding Application 2022 HEI Funding Application 2022 Applications are now being accepted Deadline for Application: Friday, 27th May 2022 Funding is available again this year for HEIs who offer language courses at third level. The funding is there to help HEIs promote the importance of languages to second level students and to encourage them […]

Say Yes to Languages 2022-2023

Say Yes to Languages Say Yes to Languages Primary Language Sampler Module extended for 2022/2023 Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced the extension of the primary languages sampler module for a further year and invited primary schools to apply to participate. The length of the module in 2022/23 will be increased from six […]

Ukrainian Classroom Resources

Ukrainian Classroom Resources Help welcome new Ukrainian students & pupils We have developed a range of language mats to help students learn everyday language of the classroom. A new Ukrainian language mat has now been added. These mats will be useful for helping your new Ukrainian pupils and students to access the language of the […]

Day of Language Events

Day of Language Events Inspiring Plurilingualism: Stakes and Perspectives in Europe The conference Inspiring Plurilingualism: Stakes and Perspectives in Europe takes place on Tuesday 29th March 2022 from 9.30am at Eurofound Conference Centre, Dublin 18 and online. Admission is free and simultaneous interpretation will be available in 8 languages: English, French, German, Bulgarian, Italian, Portuguese, […]

IGC Webinar Competition 2022

IGC Webinar Competition As part of our contribution to the IGC webinars series, Languages Connect has organised a competition for TY students.   What: Learning languages not only helps you to communicate with people, but it helps you develop many other skills. We are asking you to make a poster (digital or paper based) to illustrate how […]

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 […]