Entries by Languages Company

A Level Results 2013

A breakdown of the latest results revealed a big increase in the numbers taking maths and science subjects. The take-up of languages on the other hand, continues to decline. Although Spanish increased by 4.1 per cent, entries for French and German declined by 9.9 per cent and 11.1 per cent respectively. This year science accounted […]

Consultation on reformed GCSEs launched 11 June 2013

The subject content and assessment objectives for new GCSEs in Modern Foreign Languages and Ancient Languages were published on 11th June. These are the criteria that Ofqual will use to regulate and which the awarding organisations will use to create exam specifications. So they are the proposed basis for the specification that schools will finally […]

2011 census

The population of England and Wales has undergone its biggest surge since records began after a decade of immigration and a baby boom, according to the 2011 census. Official figures now release by the Office of National Statistics also show that all regions in England and Wales showed an increase in usual residents born outside […]

Migrants in London

Funded by the EU Commission, Media4Us and the Migrants Resource Centre are delivering a new European-wide media initiative with the overall aims of: giving greater exposure to migrant journalists and across Europe increasing the visibility of migrants’ participation in and contributions to society reporting more accurately on topics relating to migrants and immigration Metro London […]

LUCIDE Research Survey launched

The LUCIDE network is developing ideas about how to manage multilingual citizen communities and building up a picture of how communication occurs in multilingual settings across the EU and beyond. Please take part in the research survey  to help us understand better how our cultural richness can strengthen the “diverse unity” of the 21st century. […]