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    12,000 TY students celebrate global languages with #ThinkLanguages 2021

    Schools nationwide will ‘Think Global, Act Local’ about Language Skills on 22nd November.

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    NEW opportunity! Clerical Officer with Post-Primary Languages Ireland

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    FLA/CT ‘Recipe for Success’ Launch

    PPLI is delighted to launch the 2021-2022 FLA/CT ‘Recipe for Success‘ showcase.

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    Call for teachers of French from the French Embassy.

    The French Embassy is looking to collect testimonies about the support French teachers in Ireland found during the last year as part of their International Teacher of French day.

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    FLA and Cooperating Teachers Support Sessions

    FLAs and their Cooperating Teachers (CTs) are invited to attend our first support session in November. These sessions will be held online and FLAs and CTs will be grouped by regions.

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    Special Community of Practice dedicated to sharing ideas about teaching LCA MFL.

    During this online community of practice, language teachers, FLAs and PMEs are invited to participate to ask questions and share experiences on teaching and learning languages in the context of LCA.

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    Special CoP – SEN and Teaching and Learning MFL

    PPLI is delighted to work with Wexford Education Centre and Waterford Teachers’ Centre to offer a special Community of Practice dedicated to SEN and MFL, on 29th November from 7.30pm to 9pm.

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    New Series of Webinars: Digital Technology for MFL Teachers

    Post-Primary Languages Ireland is happy to collaborate on a second series of webinars with Donegal Education Centre. Three evenings to discover, or refresh your memory, on digital tools.

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    September 2021 Newsletter now available

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

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    New website: Digi Tech for Languages

    Digi Tech for Languages, a self-evaluation tool, has been developed to support language teachers to self-evaluate and develop their digital practice in the languages classroom.

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    Support for Parents and Students Update

    Build on the success of the PPLI classroom language mats, PPLI are developing a set of language mats to support the use of home language for multilingual children and parents.

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    Opportunity: Education Officer

    PPLI is happy to announce that applications are being accepted for the role of an Education Officer to support the implementation of Languages Connect – Ireland’s Foreign Languages in Education strategy. The person appointed will be responsible for implementation of the new Mandarin Chinese curriculum in schools as well as working in other project areas.

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    PPLI Teacher Team expanded

    The PPLI Teacher Team has recently welcomed 10 new members of Polish, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese teachers.

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    Leaving Certificate Language Classes

    Post Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) runs classes in lesser-taught languages to support students around Ireland to prepare for the Leaving Certificate exams. Details for 2021/2022 now available.

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    #ThinkLanguages 2021: Information session

    There will be an information session for language teachers and TY co-ordinators, who are new to the #ThinkLanguages event and want to find out more

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