LLAS News Blog

News articles of interest to higher education LLAS subject fields.

Friday, 28 August 2009

Languages holding steady says the Languages Company

The Languages Company claims that the decrease in numbers entering GCSE languages this year is reflective of the decline in numbers entering GCSE overall.

Languages Company

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Mixed fortunes for GCSE languages

French entries down 6.6%. German down 4.2%. No change in Spanish, but 4.4% increase in other modern languages.

JCQ website

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Thursday, 20 August 2009

A-levels: Spanish and community langs up. French and German down

There were falls in entries for French, by 3.7%, and German, by 7.7%, but a rise in those sitting Spanish and community languages.

The Guardian