Entries by Languages Company

TLC is on Twitter!

We have a new Twitter account: https://twitter.com/TLC_Languages Please follow us and let your contacts know. We’ll be tweeting about activities and matters of language policy.

TLC and LSE host final LUCIDE conference

The LUCIDE project, which TLC has been leading on, came to a close this September with a two-day conference hosted at the London School of Economics, looking at ‘The Future of the Multilingual City’. The LUCIDE project (Languages in Urban Communities Integration and Diversity for Europe) has been looking at the impact of multilingualism in […]

2014 GCSE results

2014 GCSE results In August, the 2014 GCSE results were published. The main point to note with regard to languages was that there was a decline in both French and German, and last year’s gains (attributed to the introduction of the Ebacc measure of success) was not sustained. The JCQ said, in a statement: “Spanish […]

2014 A Level results

The 2014 A Level results were published in August. In a context where the recent “first results count” reforms have led to large numbers of students deferring entry for a year, the JCQ said about A Level language entries: “Although French, German and Spanish all had fewer entries than last year (down 7.4, 0.1, and […]

The European Commission’s Erasmus programme of funding

The European Commission’s Erasmus programme of funding for cultural and work exchange between institutions and individuals has been relaunched with an increase of over 40% in its budget. It is called Erasmus+ Institutions & individuals can get funding for work, study or training abroad, and the money is available now. Any individual or institution interested […]

Language Festival 2013 throughout November

The British Academy and the Guardian are holding a national Language Festival throughout November 2013 to celebrate the UK’s diverse cultural richness and raise the profile of language learning among learners of all ages. The Language Festival website, hosted by the Guardian, provides a platform for schools, higher education institutions, policy makers and businesses from […]