Scotland's Universities and the 1+2 Language PolicyThe Next Step

Wednesday, 6th May 2015, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration from 1:30 pm

This event will start with an outline of proposals in support of the ambitious and challenging 1 + 2 language policy, building on the successful outcomes of last year's event. Delegates will then be invited to join a discussion which will feed into a long-term and sustainable language promotion strategy through a series of national cross-sector initiatives between schools and universities.The event also aims to establish a Scotland-wide research network related to languages, language pedagogy and language policy across the sectors generally, and the 1+2 language policy specifically.

Registration is from 1.30pm with refreshments available, the event will start at 2.00pm.  

The event programme is now available under further information.

Who should attend?

  • Representatives from senior management and languages departments in Scottish colleges and universities.

  • Senior officers from Education Scotland.

  • Curriculum leaders from local authorities and independent schools in Scotland.

  • Representatives from Scottish Government.

  • Researchers in languages, languages pedagogy, and language policy.

Benefits of attending

  • Find out about planned national initiatives that will create more effective linkages between school and university sectors.

  • Have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on the proposed initiatives.

  • Hear about planned applied and academic research into languages in education in Scotland.


Hannah Doughty
phone +44 (0)141 444 8161
Professional Development Officer, SCILT
Marion Sporing
phone +44 (0)1382 384894
Senior Lecturer, University of Dundee
Angela de Britos
phone +44 (0)141 444 8179
Professional Development Officer, SCILT

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