December 2015

An overview of updates from local authorities at recent COALA meetings.
East Ayrshire (November 2015 meeting)
An overview of East Ayrshire's current work to implement the 1+2 approach. All primary schools in East Ayrshire will be implementing French as L2, except for two schools which have chosen German A primary language framework was designed last year to cover P1-P7 and the P1 planner has been implemen...

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Glasgow City Council (August 2015 meeting)
It’s been a busy session so far in Glasgow for language learning and teaching. We are currently running Primary Language Learning French, Spanish, Italian, German and we start Urdu in the new year. We have also been doing training for early years teachers and child development officers. We have nine...

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Further local authority updates

Thank you to the following local authorities for sharing how they are implementing the 1+2 approach.

Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeen City Council Education and Children Services Directorate opted for a strategic approach to implementing the 1+2 approach. The choice of L2 wa...

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Edinburgh City Council French immersion weekend
In March, 45 primary school teachers from across Edinburgh took part in City of Edinburgh’s first ever French immersion weekend hosted at the Institut...

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Edinburgh City Council Higher Spanish for teachers
In an innovative take on CLPL, a group of City of Edinburgh teachers have this year embarked on a Higher Spanish course. The Higher Spanish class is m...

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Edinburgh City Council Volunteer Language Assistants
The City of Edinburgh 1+2 team has been working in partnership with Edinburgh University Student Association (EUSA) to help support language learning ...

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North Ayrshire
North Ayrshire 1+2 development officers send regular email newsletters to primary colleagues to support them in the implementation of the 1+2 approach...

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Pan Tayside
The Pan Tayside approach involves three authorities: Dundee City Council, Angus Council and Perth and Kinross Council, working together to implement l...

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