Education in the media: 16 June 2017 | Media Officer

Today’s news review looks at coverage of a survey from the British Council on language learning in schools in England.

British Council survey

Today, 16 June, the British Council released a survey on the uptake on languages in both primary and secondary schools.

It highlights the benefits of studying a language not only in terms of practical communication skills, but also in building literacy and cultural knowledge.

Since September 2014, languages have been a compulsory part of the curriculum in primary schools. The introduction of the EBacc (which requires at least one modern…

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