Centre name: Languages First
Location: The Language Centre, University of Cambridge
Contact name: Bernardette Holmes, Acting Director for Projects
Phone: 01223 746549
We will be working closely with our colleagues in the Faculty of Education and the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics to develop high quality CPD and support for languages teachers. There will be opportunities to refresh your language skills or learn a new language, engage in curriculum development and innovation, and participate in language learning networks addressing the latest issues in methodology, language policy and assessment. We will be offering a range of CPD courses which can be tailored to your own school’s needs and we will be renewing our commitment to classroom-based action research. You can download an introductory letter for more information about Languages First.
Location: Nottingham Trent University
Contact name: Clodagh Cooney
Phone: 0115 848 6843
Network for Languages East Midlands offers the very best professional development, support, training and networking for language teachers in schools, colleges and other organisations across the region. Its programme of activity includes workshops and conferences, networking events, language up-skilling as well as tailored events for individual schools and networks/clusters of schools working together.
Supported by Nottingham Trent University, it is part of Network for Languages, a national alliance of universities, committed to excellence in language learning and teaching, and to supporting language teachers and professionals across all sectors.
Location: University of Westminster
Contact name: Domini Stone
Phone: 020 7911 5000 x 2050
The London Regional team at the University of Westminster provides professional development and support for languages teachers and schools. Network for Languages London offers high quality CPD courses, workshops and conferences, here in the heart of London and in other venues across London. All courses can be tailored to meet individual needs and priorities and courses can be coordinated to be delivered at your school or centre at a time convenient to you. For a list of all events, to register for one of our courses and to sign up to our mailing list please visit our website.
Centre name: School of Education, Communication & Language Sciences
Location: Newcastle University
Contact name: Mr Rene Koglbauer
Phone: 0191 222 6760
Building on the work of Links into Languages North East, Newcastle University will draw on expertise across all sectors of education to continue supporting language teachers in the region. The School for Education, Communication and Language Sciences will work alongside the School of Modern Languages and closely with the Centre for Learning & Teaching as well as the North Leadership Centre. We are looking forward to building our CPD offer with particular mind to teaching as an M-level profession.
Contact us to find out more about the activities taking places in our region and support opportunities that take place in the North East.
Centre name: Teaching and Learning North West
Contact name: Hilary Jones
Phone: 0161 224 3178
Teaching and Learning North West provides support, development, training and resources for teachers and schools, linking all ages and all sectors across the North West. Our aim is to raise achievement, improve learning, and build capacity - putting professionals in touch with each other in order to help our children achieve.
As part of the Network for Languages, Teaching and Learning North West aims to offer professional development courses and programmes for primary and secondary colleagues.
Location: University of Southampton
Contact name: Zena Hilton
Phone: 023 8059 9135
Languages South East is based at the University of Southampton, and is working closely with other organisations across the region, building on the work started during Links into Languages. We offer a range of conferences and workshops for teachers, as well as bespoke CPD, language upskilling, and support and advice too. We advertise other languages-related opportunities across the region via www.languagessoutheast.org.uk
Location: Bath Spa University
Contact name: Denise Martin
Phone: 01225 876564
Bath Spa University will continue to provide support for language teachers in the South West region and build on its programme of professional development on offer across the region. We will continue to run courses at Bath Spa University and in our Local Centres across the South West.
Visit our website to view our calendar of activities throughout the year. Network for Languages South West supports and advertises other CPD opportunities that take place in the South West region.
Location: Aston University, Birmingham
Contact name: Jacquie Harding
Phone: 0121 204 3568
Aston University is committed to supporting language teachers across the West Midlands and will continue working with schools and partners in the region. Working closely with the Centre for Language Education Research at Aston (CLERA), the Network for Languages West Midlands team is building up its programme for CPD across the West Midlands.
Visit our website for more information about the different activities taking place in our region.
Location: University of Hull
Contact name: Kerry Dobson
Phone: 01482 466316
The University of Hull provides support for language teachers in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Based in the Department of Modern Languages at the University, the Network for Languages Yorkshire and the Humber team offers language teachers a programme of CPD across the region.
Visit our website for further information of courses and events in our region.