*With apologies for cross-posting*
Registration is still open for the following workshop:
Supporting our international future: cross-sector partnerships to promote languages in Scotland
Date: 1 December 2008
Venue: University of Edinburgh, Playfair Library
Organised jointly by the Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) and the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (University of Edinburgh), this event will focus on providing support for languages through partnerships between universities, colleges and schools. It will also explore opportunities to build on existing initiatives and discuss practical and strategic issues involved in expanding collaborative networks to include more universities, colleges and schools and will also cover the following themes :
* the current state of cross-sector activity in modern languages in Scotland
* the delivery of language policy in an era of bilingualism, multilingualism and increasing internationalisation
* the new Scottish Language Baccalaureate and its implications for universities and schools
* transition into higher education in languages
Case studies of good practice in cross-sector work will also be showcased.
A full programme and registration details are available here: http://www.llas.ac.uk/events/3073
NB. There is no charge to attend for employees and postgraduate students of publicly funded UK educational institutions. The fee for employees and postgraduate students of private institutions/organisations and non-UK institutions is £40.
Lunch will be provided. We reserve the right to charge a £50.00 non-attendance fee.
Dr Shoshannah Holdom
Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies,
School of Humanities (65A Crawford Building, Rm 3011),
University of Southampton,
Southampton SO17 1BJ
Tel: 02380 599637
Fax: 02380 594815