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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 prioritizes teaching of foreign languages in context of Brexit

€15,000 for schools to offer school exchanges.

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News Items

Posted at: 8 September, 2018

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…

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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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#thinklanguages TYLanguages Fair

Event date: 20 November, 2018

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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

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