Travel to Ireland for Training Courses

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 09 December 2020 > Pedagogy

Every year, the Education Ministry finances 400 courses in language and culture in EU countries for language teachers in primary or secondary. Applications need to be in by 17 January 2021. The two-week courses take place during the summer holidays. Brexit oblige, the English-language ones are in Dublin this year, from 12 to 21 July. … Continue reading “Travel to Ireland for Training Courses”

La semaine des langues 2019

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 07 May 2019 > Pedagogy

The fourth edition of the Semaine des Langues is taking place from 13 to 18 May. This year’s theme, like last year’s, is “Let’s Share Languages”. Teachers and pupils all over the country and participating in a whole range of events, many of them involving food! Collège Pierre Bodet in Angoulême organises an annual poster … Continue reading “La semaine des langues 2019”

The Week of Languages 2018

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 03 May 2018 > Pedagogy

La troisième édition de la Semaine de langues vivantes se déroulera dans des établissements scolaires du 14 au 19 mai 2018 autour du thématique “Partageons les langues”. C’est l’occasion de sortir les langues des salles de classe, ou d’y faire rentrer des langues ou des locuteurs différents. Quelques idées d’activités d’établissements participants aux éditions précédentes … Continue reading “The Week of Languages 2018”

Talking about Science Competition

Posted by Speakeasy News > Sunday 25 March 2018 > Pedagogy

If you know a great science communicator – maybe a teacher doing DNL lessons for classes européennes – let them know about the British Council FameLab competition. Participants need to explain a scientific concept for non-experts in just three minutes! And why not have your pupils do something similar? FameLab is an international competition with … Continue reading “Talking about Science Competition”

Organising a Modern Languages Week

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 May 2017 > Pedagogy

La Semaine des Langues du Lycée Fulbert (Chartres 28) a connu en septembre dernier sa onzième édition. Il s’agit d’une semaine durant laquelle les élèves arrivant en 2nde au lycée sont répartis par petits groupes (18 à 20 groupes de 15 à 20 élèves environ) et pratiquent les langues vivantes de manière intensive. L’ensemble des … Continue reading “Organising a Modern Languages Week”