The UCML Plenary Workshop in January 2017 will focus on ‘Post-Brexit implications for HE languages’.
We are delighted to announce two new appointments to the UCL Executive Committee: the new UCML Chair will be Prof Michael Gratzke of Hull University, and the representative for Lusophone studies will be Emerita Professor Hilary Owen of Manchester University.
UCML welcomes and fully supports the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages launch of Brexit and Languages (17/10/2016)
The UCML Chair has published an article on languages education in light of Brexit
TO REMIND: Calls for nominations for the CHAIR of UCML (deadline 20 October 2016) and for the representative of LUSOPHONE studies (deadline 15 October) are still open. Two further new Exec members are sought (both deadline 15 November): the representative of EAST ASIAN studies and MIDDLE EASTERN studies.
From our VC for research:
The recently created post of Representative of Lusophone studies on the UCML Executive committee is vacant. We are calling for nominations of a suitably qualified person to this role: deadline 15 October 2016.
The post of Chair of UCML falls vacant on 1 January 2017. We are calling for nominations of a suitably qualified person to this role: deadline 20 October 2016.
25th August 2016: JCQ publishes results of take-up in GCSE for languages and other disciplines. Overall, unfortunately numbers continue to drop but positive signals come from Spanish and Other mondern languages with a growth of 2.1% and 1.8% respectively.
JCQ has released the latest set of data for AS and A-Level entries for 2016. A summary and analysis of this data (including sets of data since record began in 2002) is accessible through our Language Education pages.