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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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    Job Opportunity: Marketing and Communications Officer with PPLI Implementing Languages Connect

    PPLI wish to appoint a Marketing and Communications Officer to support the implementation of the strategy and awareness raising campaign.

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    Job Opportunity: Marketing and Social Media Coordinator with PPLI implementing Languages Connect

    We are now hiring a Marketing and Social Media Coordinator for the Languages Connect Awareness Raising Campaign.

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    Job Opportunity: Clerical Officer with Languages Connect/PPLI

    PPLI is happy to announce that applications are being accepted for the role of a Clerical Officer to support the implementation of Languages Connect – Ireland’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education 2017-2026 and Implementation Plan 2017-2022.

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    New Opportunity: Operations Manager with PPLI

    PPLI wishes to appoint an Operations Manager to support the role of PPLI in implementing key actions of this strategy. This is a newly created role in PPLI.

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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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    Symposium: Spanish Teachers in Ireland

    This 2-day symposium will bring together educators from different institutions and organizations that teach Spanish in Ireland to host as many teachers/professionals/academics of Spanish as possible in one place.

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    March 2022 Newsletter now available

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

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  • CLIL CPD March 2022

    CLIL CPD and Rollout

    Teachers from all over Ireland took place in online and face-to-face CLIL CPD over the past couple of months.

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