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Strategy and support for language learning at RIC-level

Towards the end of last academic session, SCILT made contact with all of the Regional Improvement Collaboratives (RICs) in order to find out how langu...

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SCILT partners with Springboard to promote languages

The Springboard Charity helps people of all ages and backgrounds improve their career potential in hospitality, leisure and tourism, especially young ...

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Engaging families in language learning

‘Family learning is a powerful method of engagement and learning which can foster positive attitudes towards life-long learning, promote socio-e...

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Collaborative leadership in 2019

Coming in 2019: More leadership and collaborative CLPL opportunities The 1+2 Languages Leadership Programme (LLP) was recognised for the second con...

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College Development Network helps launch SCILT’s business and language toolkit

New resource will help schools and colleges run local events to highlight the business value of languages through direct engagement with employers ...

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Languages in a Nutshell – family and intergenerational language learning

Pupils and parents from three primary schools in North Ayrshire joined a group of senior citizens at the Harbour Arts Centre in Irvine on 15 November ...

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Scottish Languages Review issue 35

This issue, the last under the current editor Dr Hannah Doughty, has contributions from a diverse range of authors. Within Scotland, Rebecca Colquh...

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Working partnership with a musical theme!

Thousands of primary school pupils from P5, P6 or P7 have been rehearsing and performing an opera about the exciting voyages of 14th century Chinese ...

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Leading languages – reflections on Train the Trainer

In July 2016, I took part in SCILT’s week-long national languages leadership programme, which at the time was called ‘Train the Trainer&rs...

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Future applicants for national languages leadership programme

The revised national languages leadership programme welcomed its largest cohort in June 2017. Under its new name the 1+2 Languages Leadership Programm...

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Family learning and the 1+2 Approach

Family Languages event – save the date! SCILT is delighted to be hosting a Family Languages event for young people and their families on Saturd...

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CISS Mentoring Conference 2017

On 10 November 2017, Chinese Hanban teachers from across Scotland gathered with their mentor teachers in the Technology and Innovation Centre at the U...

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Research supporting the implementation of the 1+2 Approach

Scottish Languages Review and Digest #32 (Summer 2017) – out now! This edition really is a must-read! The incidental theme emerging from all five con...

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1+2 national events

SCILT, in conjunction with Education Scotland, Scottish Government, the GTCS and ADES, is holding eight national events across the country, focusing o...

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1+2 FAQS for practitioners: Revised and refreshed

Following a wide-ranging consultation with the profession earlier this academic session, our 1+2 FAQs for practitioners have been updated and uploaded...

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L3 resources for Chinese

In order to support the implementation of the 1+2 Approach in Scottish schools, CISS has focused on developing a variety of resources for Chinese. The...

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All change! Save the date!

SCILT and Education Scotland's leadership programme has been revised and renamed. Formerly known as Train the Trainer, the all-new 1+2 Languages Lead...

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Practitioner enquiry pilot: challenging assumptions and finding evidence about current practice

A key feature of each of the GTCS Professional Standards, there is a lot of talk these days about practitioner enquiry as a means of professional lear...

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International and national perspectives on language learning policy and practice

Partnership was the order of the day on 29 November 2016 at Atlantic Quay in Glasgow. The day began with a presentation by Associate Professor Angela...

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Language Linking, Global Thinking

Language Linking, Global Thinking (LLGT) is a project that links a student on their year abroad to a class in a school in Scotland. The project has th...

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Inclusion short-life working group to address Recommendation 9

Recommendation 9 of Language Learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach states that “language learning be recognised as an entitlement for all young people ...

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Building a sustainable framework for British Sign Language teaching in Scotland’s schools - seminar series

Recently, the third and final event in this series of seminars took place in Victoria Quay in Edinburgh. The events brought together a variety of stak...

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Accreditation is GO!

Train the Trainer (TTT) is an extended professional learning programme run by SCILT and Education Scotland which was accredited with “Professional rec...

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Research supporting the implementation of the 1+2 approach

Recent articles related to the implementation of the 1+2 approach to language learning, written by practitioners and development officers, feature in ...

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1+2 Train the Trainer summer school

SAVE THE DATE! Train the Trainer summer school will be taking place from Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July 2016 at the University of Strathclyde city ce...

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Research supporting the implementation of the 1+2 approach

Are you aware that in addition to our termly newsletter we also publish peer-reviewed articles in our online journal, the Scottish Languages Review? T...

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SCILT publishes two new leaflets to promote language learning

Two new leaflets from SCILT will be powerful tools for language teachers, Support for Learning colleagues and senior management, and they will equip y...

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SCILT publishes case study on language learning at Corseford School

Recommendation nine in Language learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach states that, 'language learning be recognised as an entitlement for all youn...

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