To explore the educational, skills-related, employment, competitive and cultural benefits of learning and using languages throughout the UK; to provide a parliamentary forum for information exchange and consultation; to encourage and support policies and action improving the take-up of languages in schools, further and higher education, in the workplace and in the community.
1. GCSE modern foreign languages subject content review panel
05/11/2019 - Department for Education
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GCSE modern foreign languages subject content review panel - GOV.UK
2. New centre for excellence to boost modern foreign language skills
10/01/2019 - Department for Education
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New centre for excellence to boost modern foreign language skills - GOV.UK
3. Language teaching in schools (England)
19/12/2018 - Parliamentary Research
Found: Baccalaureate and Progress 8: potential impact on languages 4. Other issues 5. Statistics: student and teacher
4. Increase in EBacc entries as modern foreign languages rise
24/05/2019 - Department for Education
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Increase in EBacc entries as modern foreign languages rise - GOV.UK
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1. Schools: Modern Languages
09/04/2019 - Lords Chamber
1: foreign languages at GCSE is too low. While the percentage of those studying an MFL GCSE has increased from - Speech Link
2: and Wales have dropped A-level courses in modern languages. Part of the problem is that our universities - Speech Link
3: showing a drop of 7.3% in students taking foreign languages at GCSE and A-level, I invite the Minister to - Speech Link
2. Brexit: Foreign Language Teaching and Public Service Interpreting
23/01/2019 - Lords Chamber
1: interests as co-chair of the All-Party Group on Modern Languages and vice-president of the Chartered Institute - Speech Link
3. Modern Foreign Languages: Teachers
10/03/2021 - Lords Chamber
1: and encouragement to the teaching of foreign languages? For commerce and trade, they are vital. Also - Speech Link
2: Britain, we are encouraging the take-up of modern foreign languages. That is why they are included in the - Speech Link
3: how they should learn it, to equip them for the modern economy, to open up opportunity, to promote social - Speech Link
4. Education: Modern Foreign Languages
18/01/2018 - Grand Committee
1: assessment they have made of the importance of modern foreign language teaching in schools and universities - Speech Link
2: co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages, which is supported by the British Council - Speech Link
5. Leaving the EU: Student Exchanges
30/11/2017 - Commons Chamber
1: maths—and are making efforts to ensure that modern foreign languages are part of the EBacc. Nevertheless, language - Speech Link
2: later for people who could speak at least two languages. It is perhaps appropriate to mention my grandmother - Speech Link
3: Improving the take-up and teaching of modern foreign languages in our schools and ensuring that there - Speech Link
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Nia Griffith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4903.
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Philip Harding-Esch, c/o Vicky Gough, The British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN. Tel: 07834 174 733
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