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Government prioritizes teaching of foreign languages in context of Brexit
€15,000 for schools to offer school exchanges.
Korean and Lithuanian introduced as school subjects in September 2018
Lithuanian and Korean to be taught in Irish schools. Surveys show the number of Irish children able to speak a second language well below the EU norm…
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.
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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Venue: Dublin Castle
Event Overview: Expert speakers, Talks, Workshops, Stands, Companies, Third Level Instituties, Crafts, Activities and lots more..
Register on: Eventbride from 1st September
Date: 12th 13th and 14th September, 9am to 3pm
Venue: RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin 4
Visit Languages Connect at Stands 38 + 39