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Towards a National Languages Strategy: Education and Skills


Delighted to see the launch today of Towards a National Languages Strategy: Education and Skills which contains a set of concrete recommendations to support the uptake of languages from primary school through to university. The AHRC is one of the five partners who have authored…


New Policy Briefing


We are delighted to announce the publication of a new Policy Briefing on Languages, Business, Trade and Innovation, co-authored by Wendy Ayres-Bennett (PI MEITS) and Janice Carruthers (AHRC Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages), and funded by the two AHRC major research projects. In it we…


Ofqual statistics – 2020 Provisional Entries for GCSE,…


On the 11th June 2020 Ofqual published statistics on provisional entries by subject and age group for summer 2020 exams in England. The main trends show an overall 2% in entries for GSCE and decline of 2% for A level. For GCSE entries “Modern foreign…


New books


A number of new books have been published by those involved in AHRC funded projects dealing with themes of language, identity and international relations. Click on the title for a link to more details and how to purchase a copy. ‘How Languages Changed my Life’  …