Open Night Toolkit
Say 'Yes' to Languages Open Night Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to help encourage incoming students to Say ‘Yes’ to Languages when choosing their subjects for Junior Cycle. Included in this toolkit are a selection of ideas and resources, including the following;
-Tips for hosting open days/nights in your school for incoming first years and their parents.
-Ideas for engaging the students and their parents with games and online activities.
-Language passport designed to give students confidence in their capacity to learn foreign languages.
-Language specific activities for the four main curricular languages taken in Junior Cycle.
The toolkit also allows for bespoke activities, these activities and games can be done in an online context as well as face to face. It also includes brochures for parents/guardians with information on the potential benefits of learning each language.
Hard copies of the toolkit have been sent to all post primary schools. If you haven’t seen it yet – check with your MFL colleagues or let us know.