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We aim to help you learn languages and facilitate foreign language learning

The Minister for Education and Skills launched Languages Connect – Ireland’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education 2017-2026 and Implementation Plan 2017-2022 on the 04 December 2017.

This Strategy was developed in the context of Action 1.6 of the Department’s Action Plan for Education 2016-2019 which aims to enable learners to communicate effectively and improve their standards of competence in languages and fulfill our ambition to make Ireland’s education system the best in Europe within the next decade.

The Languages Connect campaign is run by Post Primary Languages Irelanda dedicated unit of the Department of Education that provide expertise and support for foreign languages education in Ireland, predominantly at post-primary level. For more information and teaching resources, visit

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Only 6.5%
of the world’s population are native English speakers