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Languages Connect at Zeminar

Event dates: 13,14 & 15 November, 2017

Come meet Languages Connect at Zeminar! We’ll be in the CEO Boss It! section. We’d love to chat with you about all things relating to learning languages! On Wednesday, language learner and lover, Paul Mannion, will tell us all about studying Mandarin and travelling in China.

Paul is a four-time All-Ireland winner and 2017 All-Star with the Dublin senior Gaelic football team. In 2015 he took a year out from football as part of his International Commerce degree in UCD to travel to China and study Chinese. He followed that with an MSc in Digital Innovation at Smurfit Business School and is currently working with technology consultancy firm, Accenture.

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#thinklanguages TYLanguages Fair

Event date: 20 November, 2018

Venue: Dublin Castle

Event Overview: Expert speakers, Talks, Workshops, Stands, Companies, Third Level Institutes, Crafts, Activities and lots more.

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Minister Bruton Launches Campaign to Encourage Learning of Foreign Languages & Announces Funding for School Exchanges

Posted at: 18 September, 2018

Government prioritises teaching of foreign languages in context of Brexit

€15,000 for schools to offer school exchanges.

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Lithuanian and Korean to be taught in Irish schools

Posted at: 8 September, 2018

Korean and Lithuanian introduced as school subjects in September 2018

Surveys show the number of Irish children able to speak a second language well below the EU norm…

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Languages Connect – Raising awareness of the importance of learning foreign languages

Posted at: 8 September, 2018

Languages and the ability to adapt practices based upon a customer’s or business’ cultural background are set to become increasingly desirable skills as diversification of exports to other markets may be required to combat negative effects from Brexit, according to the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs report, 2018.

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Irish Research Council blog

Posted at: 8 September, 2018

Language is one of the means by which we think, express our thoughts, communicate and connect with others. Knowledge of foreign languages is essential for Ireland’s cultural, social and economic welfare.

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Languages Connect at Higher Options

Posted at: 8 September, 2018

Date: 12th 13th and 14th September, 9am to 3pm

Venue: RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin 4

Visit Languages Connect at Stands 38 + 39