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Primary Languages Conference 1st July

Primary Languages Conference – Developing confident learners 

1st July 2020

Beamish Hall Hotel, Stanley, County Durham

Updated 6th May: ACTIVITIES NOW ONLINE

Free event for Primary Modern Foreign Languages teachers and leads.

This conference was being organised by Durham County Council, but is open to Newcastle schools and others. We promoted this as part of Newcastle City of Languages and encouraging Newcastle primary Modern Foreign Language teachers to attend.

Although the conference has been cancelled on 1st July, all lesson plans and other contributions will be available online by the middle of June. The team also plan to run the following sessions via Zoom:

  • 10.30 – 11.15:   Final review of ERASMUS+ project 2019/2020 and discussion around learning materials ( 40 minutes ) – at least one member of staff per school to attend
  • 11.30 – 12.15:    Progression and review. Introduction to Language Angels (40 minutes)
  • 14.00 – 14.45:    Using music and song in the classroom – Martina Schwarz ( 45 minutes)

Schools are invited to attend the virtual sessions and zoom links will be sent to those who have registered here

Click here to register for a free place

“We want our learners and teachers to feel confident in their use of the target language. The conference will explore different ways in which to engage and enthuse learners and reward their achievements. We will consider challenges and introduce case studies and ideas for use in your classroom based on the experience of staff who have recently completed immersion courses in France and Spain.”

Brian Stobie, Durham County Council

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