Language Partnerships Across SectorsSeminar and Discussion Workshop on Maximising the Benefits of Partnership Initiatives Between Universities and Schools in Support of Language Learning

Wednesday, 1st May 2013, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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This seminar and discussion workshop will bring together stakeholders in language education from universities across Scotland.  Presentations of existing best practice in cross-sector collaboration between schools and universities will be followed by a discussion on how this partnership working could be enhanced to support language learning in schools. There will also be an opportunity to view some of the project work from this year’s intake of Foreign Language Assistants in Scottish schools. This event is a collaborative venture between Scotland's National Centre for Languages (SCILT) and the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS).

Lunch and refreshments are included.

Who should attend?

  • Programme designers of undergraduate language courses

  • Language professionals in universities

Benefits of attending

  • Find out about existing best practice in partnership initiatives between universities and schools, and consider how these could be enhanced to support language learning across Scotland

  • Opportunity to feed into universities’ departmental ideas and plans in support of language learning

  • Expand your network of professional stakeholders interested in cross-sector initiatives

  • View the innovative ways in which current  Language Assistants in Scotland have engaged with their pupils at primary and secondary school level



Dr Hannah Doughty
phone +44 (0)141 444 8161

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