News & Events
It is thinking time ahead of the CAO application deadline. Before you make up your mind, read our article about the importance of keeping on or choosing languages as part of your future course(s).
Article: How to support the teaching and learning of Modern Foreign Languages in Post-Primary SchoolsPosted at: 10 January, 2019
“New supports to promote the teaching and learning of modern foreign languages” by Karen Ruddock (Guidance Matters, Issue 50)
If you’re between the ages of 4 and 18, help us celebrate International Mother Language Day by submitting a piece of art that explores the role of language in your life.
Languages Connect is developing resources for the guidance department in schools.
#ThinkLanguages, an event for TY students, was held in Dublin Castle on Tuesday 20th November. It was organised by the Post-Primary Languages Initiative as part of the Languages Connect camp..
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 Mandar..
Minister Bruton Launches Campaign to Encourage Learning of Foreign Languages & Announces Funding for School ExchangesPosted at: 18 September, 2018
Government prioritises 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
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.