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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

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Routes into Languages East Midlands is tasked with increasing participation in languages amongst pupils attending school in and living in areas of social disadvantage.

The Consortium which is led by Nottingham Trent University has a strong history of working collaboratively with outreach departments within each partner institution, and...

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Reflecting the experience of Routes into Languages East in the period 2008-15, our suggested approach is premised on the belief that our most effective contribution to the Routes remit is to promote and support secondary school language teachers in encouraging their students to continue studying languages through to GCSE, thus maintaining...

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The aim of thematic strand is to produce a package of materials (both electronic and hard copy) aimed at students and teachers/lecturers in schools/universities to promote the uptake of study time spent abroad as part of a main programme of study. The idea behind the materials is that, although they are located at specific institutions, the...

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The aims are two-fold: to develop resources available to all regions throughout UK

and to carry out a series of events/ activities related to the theme

2014/15

• UPFEST 2015 'A Miniature Berlin Wall' Art Installation (25-27 July, Bristol)

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Across the YH consortium the eight partner Universities are working closely to deliver and develop events and activities that teach languages through a different medium, be it through film, sport, business and so on. Some of the events which have been running over a number of years and are embedded in the ‘languages in context’ theme are as...

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