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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Skills warning over foreign language assistant cuts

The number of foreign language assistants in Scottish schools has fallen by 80% in the past six years.
Figures from British Council Scotland revealed the total had dropped to 59, down from 284 in 2005/06.
Only seven out of 32 local authorities employed native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish or Chinese

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