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LLAS: Centre for languages,linguistics and area studiesProfessor Mike KellyDirector LLAS
LLAS: background and core activities ● Part of the Higher Education Academy    ○ support for academics: professional devel...
LLAS: background and core activities ● Key areas of our work to support HE teachers    ○ workshops, seminars, conferences ...
LLAS: background and core activities ● Other areas    ○ cross-sector collaboration www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk    ○ supp...
Languages: the policy context in England ● National Languages Strategy (2002) ● An option in schools at age 14 (2004) ● Pr...
Languages: policy in Scotland, Wales,Northern Ireland ● Education devolved ● Different fees arrangements at universities ●...
Collaborative working withinand across sectorsLiz HudswellAssistant Director LLAS (Operations)
Working together for languages ● Networking and bringing people together ● Sharing good practice and resources ● Fostering...
Language Network forQuality Assurance (LANQUA)Alison DickensAssistant Director LLAS (Programmes)
About ● Network: 61 partners from 29 countries ● Duration: 3 years (Oct 2008 – Sept 2010) ● 5 themes: language learning, i...
About        www.lanqua.eu
Promoting languages andsupporting learnersHeather McGuinnessProgramme Manager Routes intoLanguagesDr Angela Gallagher-Bret...
Routes into Languages 2007-11 ● £10 million Government funding to increase uptake   of languages from 14-18 ● Regional Con...
Routes England and Wales ● Universities work together ● Collaborate with schools and colleges in the same   region ● Share...
National Networks ● Interpreting based at Leeds University ● Translation based at Salford University ● Shortage of first-l...
2 new websitesWhy Study LanguagesAimed at 11-18 yearswww.whystudylanguages.ac.ukStudying LanguagesAimed at 18-25 yearswww....
Languages andEmployabilityDr John CanningSenior Academic Coordinator LLAS
Employability ● Widespread anxiety about the relationship between   the subject studied at university and getting a good  ...
LLAS: Website andresourcesDr Erika CorradiniLaurence GeorginAcademic coordinators LLAS
Resources ● Fostering good practice within the community    ○ Good Practice Guide http://www.llas.ac.      uk/resources/gu...
Projects ● Collaborative projects with a community focus    ○ Language Box – an online space for storing and sharing      ...
Our website ● The LLAS website is an important communication   tool for us – to publicise our events, resources and   proj...
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  1. 1. LLAS: Centre for languages,linguistics and area studiesProfessor Mike KellyDirector LLAS
  2. 2. LLAS: background and core activities ● Part of the Higher Education Academy ○ support for academics: professional development, advice, professional recognition ○ support for insitutions: research (evidence-informed practice), change management, PVC network ○ funded by HE funding councils for 4 UK nations ○ network of 24 Subject Centres (including LLAS): discipline- based professional development, project funding, networking opportunities, advice, advocacy www.heacademy.ac.uk
  3. 3. LLAS: background and core activities ● Key areas of our work to support HE teachers ○ workshops, seminars, conferences ○ information gathering and research ○ project funding ○ resources for teaching and promoting LLAS subjects ○ networking opportunities ○ publications written for and by practitioners ○ working with and supporting professional bodies www.llas.ac.uk
  4. 4. LLAS: background and core activities ● Other areas ○ cross-sector collaboration www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk ○ support and training for the schools sector www.llas.ac. uk/southeast ○ promoting languages to young learners www. whystudylanguages.ac.uk ○ community engagement http://languagebox.ac.uk/1842/ ○ e-tools and online resources www.humbox.ac.uk , www. languagebox.ac.uk , http://loc.llas.ac.uk ○ EU projects www.languagecafe.eu & www.lanqua.eu ○ resources for students www.studyinglanguages.ac.uk www.llas.ac.uk
  5. 5. Languages: the policy context in England ● National Languages Strategy (2002) ● An option in schools at age 14 (2004) ● Primary languages (entitlement, not yet statutory) ● Strategic and vulnerable subject (since 2004) ● English baccalaureate in schools (2011) ● Introduction of new fees structure for higher education (2012) ● Higher Education White Paper (forthcoming)
  6. 6. Languages: policy in Scotland, Wales,Northern Ireland ● Education devolved ● Different fees arrangements at universities ● Different language contexts in schools ( esp. Gaelic/Irish/Welsh) ● Low take-up of Modern languages at 14-16 and 16- 19 ● Languages have come under threat in universities ● Significant investment in Gaelic
  7. 7. Collaborative working withinand across sectorsLiz HudswellAssistant Director LLAS (Operations)
  8. 8. Working together for languages ● Networking and bringing people together ● Sharing good practice and resources ● Fostering collaboration ● Working with partners ● Regional consortia ● Promotional resources for languages
  9. 9. Language Network forQuality Assurance (LANQUA)Alison DickensAssistant Director LLAS (Programmes)
  10. 10. About ● Network: 61 partners from 29 countries ● Duration: 3 years (Oct 2008 – Sept 2010) ● 5 themes: language learning, intercultural communication, literature and culture, CLIL, Teacher Education ● Outcome: LanQua Toolkit – Quality model for languages, practice examples, frame of reference for languages
  11. 11. About www.lanqua.eu
  12. 12. Promoting languages andsupporting learnersHeather McGuinnessProgramme Manager Routes intoLanguagesDr Angela Gallagher-BrettSenior Academic Coordinator LLAS
  13. 13. Routes into Languages 2007-11 ● £10 million Government funding to increase uptake of languages from 14-18 ● Regional Consortia in England and Wales ● National Network for Translation; National Network for Interpreting ● Research Projects ○ Enterprise; ○ Community languages; ○ International events
  14. 14. Routes England and Wales ● Universities work together ● Collaborate with schools and colleges in the same region ● Share resources, ideas, expertise ● Current university students work with teaching staff as student ambassadors ● Business involvement and partnership
  15. 15. National Networks ● Interpreting based at Leeds University ● Translation based at Salford University ● Shortage of first-language English translators and interpreters ● Careers events to engage with students ● Trial modules of cognate language in Masters in Translation ● Work placements
  16. 16. 2 new websitesWhy Study LanguagesAimed at 11-18 yearswww.whystudylanguages.ac.ukStudying LanguagesAimed at 18-25 yearswww.studyinglanguages.ac.uk
  17. 17. Languages andEmployabilityDr John CanningSenior Academic Coordinator LLAS
  18. 18. Employability ● Widespread anxiety about the relationship between the subject studied at university and getting a good job on graduation ● Mixed messages: languages as skills vs. Modern Languages as a humanities discipline ● LLAS research on employability and entrepreneurship (A wider perspective and more options) www.llas.ac.uk/publications/employability.html
  19. 19. LLAS: Website andresourcesDr Erika CorradiniLaurence GeorginAcademic coordinators LLAS
  20. 20. Resources ● Fostering good practice within the community ○ Good Practice Guide http://www.llas.ac. uk/resources/guidecontents.html ○ Materials bank http://www.llas.ac. uk/resources/bankcontents.html ○ 700 reasons to study languages… http://www.llas.ac. uk/700Reasons
  21. 21. Projects ● Collaborative projects with a community focus ○ Language Box – an online space for storing and sharing language learning resources www.languagebox.ac.uk/ ○ Language Café – community-based language groups www.languagecafe.eu ○ Community café – co-creation of content with a group of local teachers www.communitylanguages.wordpress.com ○ Humbox – working with 3 subject centres and 11 universities to promote open education resources www. humbox.ac.uk/
  22. 22. Our website ● The LLAS website is an important communication tool for us – to publicise our events, resources and projects and also to offer materials and information of benefit to our community ● It receives an average of 20,000 unique visitors per month with around 48,000 page views ● Our top viewed items are our homepage but also articles in the good practice guide, events and news http://www.llas.ac.uk

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