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LLAS has just released the call for papers for the 8th joint UCML, LLAS and AULC language conference to be held at Warwick University on 6-7 July 2016.


The election for the representative of IWLP closes at 4pm on 15 February. Votes are permitted by a single named representative who collects the association or institutional votes. If you have any doubt about your voting nominee please contact me. Votes will only be counted from associations and HEIs in good standing (paid up members 2015).


The closing date is 15 February at 4pm. Nomination papers and role profile are on the web. Nomination forms to lesley.twomey@northumbria.ac.uk


Professor Julian Preece (Swansea University) has taken over as Vice-Chair Research and Dr Sarah Bowskill (Queens Belfast) has taken over as the representative for Northern Ireland.


We are seeking nominations from colleagues in Northern Irish universities to represent the province on the UCML Executive Committee


Nomination for the above post is open to 29 January 4pm.


The modern languages community at both HE and secondary level are increasingly concerned about the unpredictability of A level modern languages grading and perceptions that severe grading is contributing to a loss of confidence in the qualifications, to dropping numbers of entrants and is therefore a major contributor to the crisis of falling numbers progressing to HE languages degrees.


The call for nominations for an Executive member with responsibility for IWLP is effective with a deadline of 15 January 2016, 4pm. The nominee will take up this important role on 8 February 2016


The call for nominations for the Vice-Chair, Research is effective with a deadline of 15 January 2016, 4pm. The nominee will take up this important role on 8 February 2016.