Category Archives: CILT

CfBT Education Trust to provide curriculum support for languages

Below is a press release from CILT / CfBT – interesting stuff! CfBT Education Trust to provide curriculum support for languages International education charity CfBT Education Trust has been selected as the preferred provider of curriculum support for languages in primary and secondary schools in England. The contract from the Department of Education (DfE) runs until March 2013. […]

MYLO

As a MYLO ambassador, I’m pleased to say that, following a long hiatus in proceedings caused by the change in Government, MYLO is live! MYLO, the free online language learning resource for students aged from 14 to 16, is live and online. MYLO is the latest way for students to learn French, German, Spanish and […]

AQA – Creative and motivational language learning in the primary classroom. Part 2

On Tuesday I was in sunny (yes, it was sunny!) Manchester, delivering my AQA course. Apart from the problems with the internet, I believe a good day was had by all – lunch was once more a highlight! Rather than repeat all the links, can I refer you to my last post where you will […]

What’s happening to Primary Language Learning?

There has been much debate about the status of Primary Language Learning, beginning when the General Election process led to the rejection of The New Primary Curriculum being added to the Statute books.  Will the entitlement become statutory or will, heaven forbid, PLL be abandoned? Forums have been buzzing with ideas opinions and worries. Today, […]

Primary Languages e-Zine – Summer edition

I received notification a few days ago that the latest edition of the Primary languages ezine is available on the Primary Languages website.All about cross curricular links this time, Ruth Churchill from CILT says- articles include integrating languages with work on mini beasts, keeping fit, growing sunflowers and music. There are also features on CLIL […]

Next steps in ICT for the primary language classroom – LANCASTER.

I had the pleasure of delivering the Next steps in ICT for the Primary Language Classroom at University of Cumbria in Lancaster on Tuesday. I had delivered the same in Cambridge last month, and whilst the presentations were identical, the days were quite different with the delegates taking a greater lead this time in guiding […]

Next steps in ICT for the primary language classroom – CAMBRIDGE.

On Tuesday I made my way to Cambridge for the second time in four days to deliver a day’s training on behalf of CILT at Anglia Ruskin University. The course was entitled NEXT STEPS IN ICT FOR THE PRIMARY LANGUAGE CLASSROOM and promised to address collaborative working, whole class ICT, digital voicerecording and assessment amongst […]