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  • Teacher Toolkit: Teaching Primary MFL in Multilingual KS2 Classrooms
    With the introduction of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) as a compulsory part of the primary curriculum back in 2016, many Key Stage 2 teachers were tasked with getting to grips with a …Read More »
  • ELAPSE Language Resources now online!
    ELAPSE (Embedding Languages across Primary and Secondary Education) has now published its resources online, free of charge to schools and teachers with a wealth of information and classroom materials for teacher interested …Read More »
  • Teacher focus: Jesualdo Martínez Molina The Premier Academy, Bletchley
    Jesualdo Martínez Molina from The Premier Academy, Bletchley, explains about his experiences and activities in building on the Academy's reputation for specialist teaching and in developing the already established Spanish department. Continue …Read More »
  • The Association for Language Learning Primary Languages Conference – Online
    The Association for Language Learning (ALL) Primary Languages Conference – Online will take place on Saturday 17th October 2020. The theme of the conference is ‘Pillars of Progression’. The key note speaker …Read More »
  • CLIL in Australia – student success in language learning, English literacy and content outcomes
    In recent years there has been a surge in the popularity of CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning – as a way to increase time on task for language learning and …Read More »
  • Teaching and Learning Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice
    A MOOC, as many of you will know, is a Massive Open Online Course, a hugely popular way of delivering interactive courses, and after several months of intensive work we have developed …Read More »
  • Assessment in the context of primary languages
    The mention of the term ?assessment? in the context of primary languages usually prompts two, related responses: should we be assessing learners; if so, how should we be doing it? Taking the …Read More »
  • Research and the future of primary languages
    It was the 2002 National Languages Strategy which put on the map a revived commitment in England to the promotion of primary languages. The Strategy offered three main grounds for investment in …Read More »
  • Experimenting with French literacy in KS2 ? Practical ideas!
    Teachers in Southampton have been looking at the research behind some of their practice and have been exploring it in their classrooms. For example, research tells us that giving learners a sense …Read More »
  • Thinking ahead!  How do we ensure we have enough teachers?
    In January, Bernardette Holmes, writing about languages for young learners in post-Brexit Britain, suggested that language learning is now of increased importance. It is indeed crucial now that we prepare our young …Read More »


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RiPL Newsletter 5 October 2018

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RiPL Newsletter 4 July 2018

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RiPL Newsletter 3 June 2018

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