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Ensuring successful transition from KS4 to KS5

The project aimed to facilitate successful transition and progression for students studying a language at KS4 in a school environment to KS5 at a sixth form college and provide opportunities for teaching staff to better understand the requirements of GCSE, AS and A2, where applicable.

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La Cucina d'Inferno

A project teaching Italian in the work environment of a professional training kitchen under the direction of a celebrity chef, Franco Taruschio. NVQ language units were used for assessment.

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Real Communication in Modern Languages

This project has explored the use of video-conferencing between schools in Exeter and schools in France and Germany with 3 focal points: practice for GCSE; discussion of current affairs at AS and A level; links with a local business for vocational languages. Conferences between teachers allowed quick planning meetings.

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The Language of Business

The idea behind this project was to bring together employers and young people, to enhance the employers’ engagement in Italian language learning and to give pupils an opportunity to understand how languages are used in a real work environment. Working with employers and students, we produced audio and video material to be used in both Italian language and business lessons as part of integrated programmes.

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Linking Languages and Business

Building on positive experience of Business Language Champions projects, our two schools promoted this concept and shared experiences with other county schools through giving presentations on projects and distributing leaflets and CDs. As part of this promotion we offered £500 to two schools to start their own projects.

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