Entries by Languages Company

Language Rich Europe

To access the Language Rich Europe website for information on multilingualism in Europe and the LRE Report go to:http://www.language-rich.eu/home/welcome.html

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. […]

LANGUAGE RICH EUROPE – Publication and Launch event at LSE

A major publication on languages in the UK and Europe is published today by the Language Rich Europe Consortium,. Language Rich Europe is an EU funded project involving 20 European countries, and co-ordinated by the British Council. It seeks to record countries’ progress in supporting multilingualism and to engage leaders in government, educational institutions, public […]

EUROPEAN SURVEY ON LANGUAGE COMPETENCE PUBLISHED:

UK BOTTOM OF THE CLASS BUT LATEST EUROBAROMETER SHOWS A DESIRE TO IMPROVE. The first European Survey on Language Competences shows that 9% of 14-15 year old pupils studying French in England reach the level of being “an independent language user who can deal with straightforward, familiar matters” The corresponding figure for the 14 countries […]