Erasmus+

St John’s School and Sixth Form College was recently selected as one of the examples of best practice by the British Council after submitting its report on how it had made use of funding from the ERASMUS+ programme. The school has seen an improvement in attainment after adopting approaches to teaching and learning which were…

European Day of languages competition

ALLNE and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for Schools and in 2018 it is again open to anyone! We were delighted with response from around the country in last year’s competition (I have a dream) and look forward to the entries this year! The organising committee invites language…

Italian challenges

Our Italian interns, Marianna and Francesca will be posting language challenges each day in run up to the European Day of Languages on 26 September starting on 10 September. These will be posted on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/EuropeDirectDurham/ The questions are targeted at KS2 pupils and are a fun way to bring a different language…

Languages are our business

To help pupils see the relevance of language learning and how they can be employed in the 21st century workplace, we have produced an 8 page booklet with some local companies’ case studies. The booklet can be downloaded from here 44899 RLS Languages are our Business booklet  

Introducing Italian to pupils

Share this powerpoint with your pupils in the days leading up to the European Day of Languages. Also, watch our facebook page for daily Italian language challenge. power-point-italia

Italian tongue twisters and rhymes

Originally posted on Europe Direct Durham:
Can you challenge your pupils to pronounce these Italian tongue twisters ( audio versions of the tongue twisters available here) Sopra la panca la capra campa sotto la panca la capra crepa ( over the bench the goat lives, under the bench the goat dies ) La capra campa…

Win a visit to Strasbourg for VI Formers

Europe Direct Durham is able to offer 24 VI Formers from our region the chance to travel to Strasbourg and take part in a day of debate at the European Parliament. The visit is fully funded and places are awarded to winning entrants in our Euroscola competition. Full details are here Competition for Sixth formers…