LLAS News Blog

News articles of interest to higher education LLAS subject fields.

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Monoglot threat to historical dominance

Decline in language skills could end UK historians European pre-eminence.

Times Higher Education, Thursday 11 June 2009, p. 12

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

British Academy raises new concerns over decline in language learning

A report launched on 3 June 2009 by the British Academy raises concerns that the future of the UK’s world class research base might be threatened by the decline in modern language learning and calls for a series of measures by Universities and Government bodies to address this danger.