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A Survey of modern languages in the secondary schools of Wales

A Survey of modern languages in the secondary schools of Wales

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Published by Welsh Office, H.M.S.O. in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Languages, Modern -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Wales.,
    • Language surveys -- Wales.

    • Edition Notes

      English and Welsh.

      Other titlesArolwg o leithoedd modern yn ysgolion uwchradd Cymru.
      Statementby HM Inspectors of Schools = Arolwg o leithoedd modern yn ysgolion uwchradd Cymru : adroddiad / gan Arolygwry Ysgolion ei Mawrhydi.
      SeriesEducation survey ;, 11 =, Arolwg addysg ;, 11, Education survey (Inspectorate of Schools (England and Wales)) ;, 11.
      ContributionsInspectorate of Schools (England and Wales)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPB38.G5 S87 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2929837M
      ISBN 100863480314
      LC Control Number84165399
      OCLC/WorldCa11549014

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A Survey of modern languages in the secondary schools of Wales Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modern Foreign Languages in secondary schools in Wales Findings from the Language Trends survey | /15 Contents Executive summary 4 1 Introduction 9 The policy context 9 The value of languages 13 2 Research design and data collection 16 Analysis of examination data 16 Development of the questionnaire 16 Data collection   Modern foreign language learning in secondary schools in Wales is "declining rapidly" according to a major study.

Budget cuts, overloaded school timetables and Welsh government assessment systems. More needs to be done to encourage and support pupils to study modern foreign languages in secondary schools throughout Wales.

There has been a substantial decrease in the number of pupils choosing to study modern foreign languages for GCSE and a slight decline at A Level. Modern languages achievement and challenge to PDF, KB, 64 pages. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If. The subject of second-language Welsh is being abolished under plans to overhaul Wales’ school curriculum. All pupils will have to study for first-language Welsh in a. We share our knowledge: we co-produced the digital live event publishing platform Book Kernel; improved accessibility to Dylan Thomas’ work through multilingual translational activity; and initiated a Wales-wide triple literacy scheme ‘Mother Tongue, Other Tongue’ for schools in partnership with CILT Cymru and Literature Wales.

Students are going into schools in Wales to address the alarming drop in people learning languages. Learn a foreign language to make friends, get jobs and improve your prospects. It has been argued for some time that to improve language learning in Britain we need to start earlier, as many other European countries do.

This book is addressed to policy makers and teachers who are considering the possibility of getting involved in the teaching of MFL in the primary school. Welsh (Cymraeg [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ] or y Gymraeg [ə ɡəmˈrɑːɨɡ]) is a Brittonic language of the Celtic language is spoken natively in Wales, by some in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).

Historically, it has also been known in English as "British", "Cambrian", "Cambric" and "Cymric". According to the United Kingdom Census19 percent Early forms: Common Brittonic, Old Welsh, Middle Welsh. Ten years ago 41% of pupils in Wales chose to do a foreign language at GCSE.

This had fallen to 28% two years ago. Education watchdog Estyn said secondary schools should promote modern foreign languages to pupils and their parents.

It found the standards of language teaching were much higher than for most subjects, but more could be done. Buy Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools: A Reader (Ou Flexible Pgce Series) 1 by Swarbrick, Ann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Students can also become part of the Student Language Ambassador scheme, which offers a fantastic opportunity to work with schools across Wales to promote the importance of languages. We are very committed to promoting equality and diversity among our staff and students and have achieved Bronze level in the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) trial.

Current Reports. The MLA’s comprehensive study describes lower- and upper-level undergraduate and graduate course enrollments in languages other than English in summer and fall reported by 2, AA- BA- MA- and PhD-granting colleges and universities in the United States.

In AugustSCILT carried out a national survey of language provision in Scottish state-funded primary and secondary schools via two online questionnaires. The data were analysed using both statistical and qualitative analysis tools. Partnerships with employers in secondary and special schools.

The report focuses on the quality of teaching and learning in modern foreign languages, and developments and issues in modern foreign language teaching in Wales since our last report published in   Some secondary schools already send their modern languages teachers to run sessions in feeder primaries, explains French and Spanish teacher Adeline Fancy, who works at.

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Early Language Learning: What it (can) look (s) like 13 January On Octoberthe UK leg of Strand. Yet although, overall, the number of secondary schools teaching languages at GCSE continues to fall, grammar schools, specialist schools and independent schools have maintained language : Anna Bawden.

Assessment in secondary modern foreign languages This free course, Assessment in secondary modern foreign languages, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing modern foreign languages in secondary schools.

Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your assessment practice. Beyond GCSE, modern languages are in crisis. Modern foreign languages in our schools are in a very fragile state. We heard many examples during our enquiry of schools restricting their languages curriculum in recent years, and these decisions were more often than not driven by small or falling pupil numbers.

Without concerted action, languages File Size: KB. Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School has established itself as the leading textbook for student teachers of modern foreign languages in the UK.

The practical focus of the book is underpinned by a theoretical perspective, and students are encouraged to develop a personal approach to modern foreign language teaching.4/5(11).

Link to the data Format File added Data preview; Download datafile '', Format: HTML, Dataset: Modern Foreign Languages in Schools in Wales HTML 11 March Go to site.Wales. Inthere ( percent) of primary and secondary pupils in Wales acquiring English as an additional language.

Data source Pupils in nursery, primary, middle and secondary schools acquiring EAL by local authority,region and stage of development ( ) United Kingdom.