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North Lanarkshire 1+2 Languages award ceremony

On 21 May 2019, North Lanarkshire Council held their annual 1+2 Languages award ceremony. In the morning, primary schools were invited to attend to ce...

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Student visits to Aberdeen City Council’s schools

German Educational Trainees’ fairy tale competition Annabel Christ and Felix Pollotzek, two German Educational Trainees placed in Aberdeen Ci...

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Family learning in North Ayrshire

Lawthorn Primary recently welcomed parents to join their children in language learning at their ‘Family French morning’. Parents and child...

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Aberdeenshire update

It’s been a busy few months in Aberdeenshire promoting 1+2 and languages. Modern Language Assistants and GETS 2018/19 We are so lucky to h...

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Cannes-Shetland project working

With the advent of 2020 looming large and the real possibility of funding for 1+2 coming to an end, staff in Shetland have been looking for ways to en...

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North Ayrshire update

This year, a focus of the 1+2 team has been to support upper primary classes with reading and writing in French/Spanish. We are working alongside teac...

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North Lanarkshire update

In North Lanarkshire, we have been supporting the implementation of 1+2 by delivering enhanced digital training sessions to share our new planners fro...

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Partnership with Nice

Twenty two primary school teachers and four Quality Inspectors from across Nice visited schools in Inverclyde in November for a few days’ work-s...

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Whitburn cluster 1+2 transition event

Lead Linguists from Whitburn Academy planned and devised a project for all P7s within West Lothian’s Whitburn cluster. Each school was given a d...

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Pupils lead learning in Marr cluster

On 2 May 2018, South Ayrshire’s outdoor education centre, Dolphin House, was buzzing with the sound of primary pupils speaking French. Dolphin H...

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Makaton in North Ayrshire

In North Ayrshire ASN schools, the aim is to teach Makaton to pupils and their surrounding community in order to open up pupils’ world of commun...

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Northern Alliance Learning Festival 2018

The Northern Alliance Learning Festival (formerly Aberdeen Learning Festival) took place in February 2018 in Aberdeen. We welcomed Janette Kelso and M...

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Lingo Leaders to the rescue!

Across North Ayrshire, teachers have been confidently embedding the language content from Years 1-3 of the North Ayrshire Language Learning Framework....

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Global Storytime at Aberdeen City Libraries

Aberdeen City Libraries hosted a family Global Storytime at the Central Children’s Library in March 2018 as part of the annual ‘Arts acros...

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French teacher trainee visit

February 2018 saw Aberdeen City Council schools welcome 12 student teachers from the University of Grenoble-Alpes. This is the third year that we have...

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Aberdeenshire updates: MLAs and GETS

It is with great sadness that Aberdeenshire schools say goodbye to two Spanish and six French MLAs and three German Educational Trainees (GETs). These...

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Take your partners…

Members of the DANSE (Dumfries & Galloway, Argyll & Bute, North, South and East Ayrshire) Languages Group were first been introduced to each o...

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Supporting teachers in the classroom – German Educational Trainees

Recommendation 31 of ‘Language learning in Scotland: A 1+2 approach’ suggests that schools and local authorities consider engaging with sk...

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Allons-y ‘Wee Famille’!

In North Ayrshire, the 1+2 team have embarked on a new initiative to raise the profile of languages and engage families with their children in learnin...

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Auld Alliance

We extended a warm welcome to North Ayrshire to our lovely friends from Lyon and Saint Étienne. Last year, we established links between all sch...

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1+2 PanTayside in partnership with the Dundee Contemporary Arts: Discovery Film Festival 2017 - Regardez, écoutez, discutez

For the second year in a row, Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) has invited the 1+2 PanTayside team to take part in the Discovery Film Festival. During t...

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Professional learning in West Lothian: Raising the profile of 1+2

Recently, Maria McKinley delivered a workshop about Camembear, a progressive resource which uses a bear character as a ‘hook’ to appeal to young learn...

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North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire’s Erasmus+ Mobility programme It is with great excitement that we embark on a partnership with the British Council and offer a fabulou...

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French storytelling in Midlothian

For the second year in a row, Midlothian Council has employed six French Modern Language Assistants (MLAs) who have worked across Midlothian schools i...

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Family learning in Fife

In April 2017, over 1000 families from a diverse catchment area embarked on an exciting learning journey in Fife: learning French online. This project...

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Chinese in Carnoustie

Learning Chinese has been a great success this year in the Carnoustie cluster, Angus. Within this cluster, Burnside Primary will launch as a Primary C...

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Aberdeenshire update

Sixty teachers from Aberdeenshire were successful in their Erasmus+ applications and shall be attending LFEE Immersion Courses in Lyon, Salinac and Ma...

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Celebrating 25 years of Gaelic medium education in Aberdeen

Gaelic medium education has been taught in Gilcomstoun School in Aberdeen for 25 years and the whole school recently engaged in a four week long proje...

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Aberdeen primary schools promote and celebrate L2 French

Cornhill School: A Tour de France IDL project Cornhill School launched an IDL project over the month of May to engage the whole school and community ...

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1+2 Language Awards ceremony in North Lanarkshire

Over 200 pupils and staff attended the first North Lanarkshire 1+2 Language Awards ceremony at Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie on Tuesday 23 May 2017. Aw...

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PanTayside: Partnerships with parents

Inverbrothock Primary in Arbroath, Angus, has been working hard to extend its open door policy to parents and carers. Last year, we started sharing o...

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North Ayrshire update

This year has seen an acceleration of teachers and pupils embracing languages as their confidence begins to gather pace. Staff are keen to learn more ...

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Glasgow City update

1+2 has been very much at the forefront of CLPL for staff this session and we are getting to the end of another very successful set of Primary Languag...

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East Renfrewshire update

Languages are alive and kicking in East Renfrewshire! This session we launched an Innovation Fund to allow schools to bid for money to support the lea...

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East Dunbartonshire update

In order to upskill primary teachers in teaching French, East Dunbartonshire is using LFEE Europe CLPL resources and support. This has involved three ...

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Aberdeen City update

Training is ongoing for Aberdeen City Council primary teachers. We offer twilight language and methodology classes and this term we have added a new o...

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1+2 language learning in East Ayrshire

In February 2017, East Ayrshire produced a document to raise awareness of the work being done to implement the 1+2 Approach across the local authority...

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1+2 continues apace in South Lanarkshire

South Lanarkshire primary teachers continue to show tremendous commitment to the development of the 1+2 Approach with more than 200 additional teacher...

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PanTayside in collaboration with DCA: Shorts for language practice

PanTayside 1+2 team has worked in partnership with Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) to link Moving Image Education and languages. PanTayside 1+2 team cr...

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1+2 - what’s new? North Ayrshire update

Last year we boosted teacher confidence by training staff to embed French or Spanish into their daily school routines. Training continues this year an...

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Dumfries & Galloway Primary Language Learning update

Much of our Primary Language Learning (PLL) training material is at present housed on the Dumfries & Galloway Glow site but in order to widen acce...

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Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire council send regular email newsletters to support teaching colleagues in the implementation of the 1+2 approach. The June 2016 edition i...

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Aberdeen City Council: 1+2 Modern Languages implementation update

The 1+2 Modern Languages team at Aberdeen City Council are using Abernet, the education homepage, as a means of communication with schools. They have ...

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Falkirk Council

This session has seen Falkirk Council extend its CLPL training programme at both cluster and authority level, offering a variety of CLPL opportunities...

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North Ayrshire Council

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

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Dundee City Council

In Dundee City, we are in the process of revising our local training events to cater for our teachers’ needs and to give them the best tools possible ...

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Argyll and Bute Primary Language Learning resource packs

Argyll and Bute Council has recently developed Primary Language Learning classroom resource packs. These packs have been designed to promote active le...

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Argyll and Bute 1+2 engagement day

On 1 March 2016, language leaders, lead teachers and class teachers gathered in Inverary for a day of engagement with the 1+2 Approach. The event was ...

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Aberdeen City Council

During the spring term, a group of primary school teachers have been attending language classes to train in L2 French and Chinese. The classes are del...

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North Ayrshire Council

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

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Glasgow City Council

After a big push on primary language learning over the session, we've just finished training two full cohorts of primary French and primary Spanish te...

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East Renfrewshire Council

As we march towards spring, here’s what’s been going on in East Renfrewshire (while we dodged the rain!) L2 in all 22 East Renfrewshire primary schoo...

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East Dunbartonshire Council

Training and implementation of policy East Dunbartonshire Council’s implementation model has evolved through the delivery of an extensive training pr...

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East Ayrshire Council

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East Ayrshire languages development officers send regular email newsletters to teaching colleagues to support them in the implementation of the 1+2 ap...

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City of Edinburgh

In Edinburgh there continues to be lots of exciting progress with the 1+2 approach to language learning. We have been able to offer a variety of langu...

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Aberdeenshire: Emerging practice at Daviot Primary

Class teacher, Lynda Suthe is a beginner learner of Chinese and recounts her experiences introducing the language to P5. Where we began All stages b...

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Aberdeenshire: Developing one plus two languages

We have seen momentum gaining in the strategic planning for and implementation of ‘Language learning in Scotland: A 1+2 approach’ in Aberdeenshire ove...

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North Ayrshire

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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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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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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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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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