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    Annual Report 2021 now available

    Our Annual Report 2021 is now available online.  In another year of change and growth for PPLI, our annual report shares details, photos and media clippings from our projects nationwide.

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    Summer 2022 Newsletter now available

    Our latest email Newsletter has just been issued to subscribers. Have you already subscribed?

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    Job Opportunities: Operations and Project Officer & Operations and Finance Officer

    Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) is pleased to announce two exciting roles in the PPLI team.

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    Ukrainian Languages Classes completed

    Two experienced Ukrainian teachers have completed 12 fifteen-minute-long sessions of the Ukrainian language used in the classroom aimed at the Irish teachers and SNAs.

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    Formative Tutorial: now available

    Formative assessment is often used to assess students’ needs and performances in order to help them to learn more effectively. A tutorial is now available.

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    Request for feedback on MFL Communities of Practice 2021-2022

    We would love to have your feedback on our MFL Communities of Practice as we plan the CoPs for the coming year.

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    Recruitment: PPLI is expanding its team of associates

    Post-Primary Languages Ireland is expanding its team of associates. PPLI would like to recruit from the following areas in particular:  

    • Clare 
    • Longford 
    • Roscommon 
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    CPD 2022 for New and Lesser Taught Leaving Certificate Curricular Languages

    In 2020, the new specifications for Chinese, Polish, Lithuanian and Portuguese were published by the NCCA. PPLI is responsible for the training and deployment of teachers for these new languages along with the lesser taught languages.

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  • FLA Activities 2022

    Information session for schools who have been allocated a FLA for 2022/2023

    An online information session for schools who have been allocated a foreign language assistant for the next academic year will take place on Wednesday 25th May, 2022 from 5.30pm to 7pm.

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  • Library Scheme 2022

    2022 School Library Home Languages Funding Scheme now open

    The scheme gives primary and post-primary schools an opportunity to acquire books and other relevant home language resources for students who speak home languages other than English or Irish.

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    Primary Language Sampler Module extended for 2022/2023

    Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced the extension of the primary languages sampler module for a further year and invited primary schools to apply to participate.

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    Recruitment of PPLI associates for 2022-2023

    Post-Primary Languages Ireland would like to form a panel from which successful candidates may be appointed to the position of associate for the 2022/2023 academic year as positions arise.  

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    Spotlight on Schools: Differentiation and Inclusion in the MFL Classroom

    In this new edition of Spotlight on Schools, we highlight a project which aims to tackle differentiation and inclusion in the MFL Classroom by creating meaningful class activities for language learners from different backgrounds: heritage and ab initio.

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  • Conference 29 Mar 2022

    Inspiring Plurilingualism Conference: PPLI presenting

    Our director, Karen Ruddock, is presenting today at the Inspiring Plurilingualism Conference on Languages Connect: Ireland’s Foreign Languages in Education Strategy.

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  • Ukrainian Language Mat

    Help welcome new Ukrainian students & pupils

    PPLI/Languages Connect have developed a range of language mats to help students learn everyday language of the classroom. A new Ukrainian language mat has now been added.

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