Primary Languages Policy: Step-change or Stumbling Block?

A special RiPL (Research in Primary Languages) Webinar on Primary Language Policy

  • Tue 2 Jul 19

    19:00 - 20:00

  • Colchester Campus


  • Event speaker

    Florence Myles, Bernadette Holmes and Clare Seccombe

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Language and Linguistics, Department of

  • Contact details

    Hannah Gibson

What do you think?

Join Florence Myles, Bernadette Holmes, and Clare Seccombe for a 60-minute webinar on the 2nd of July 2019, at 19.00 

In 2014, teaching a modern or ancient language from the age of seven became a statutory requirement in primary schools in England.

This long-awaited status for primary languages was welcomed with enthusiasm by the profession and across civil society, but how far have we succeeded in implementing the primary languages policy? Is primary languages policy a step-change or a stumble at the starting line? What do you think?

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You are welcome to submit any questions in advance. Please e-mail Hannah Gibson at h.gibson@essex.ac.uk! 

You can find out more about the work of RiPL (Research in Primary Languages) here