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The future of Chinese language and culture in Welsh schools: Wales China Schools Forum March 2021

6 April 2021

School teachers and educators from Wales and beyond join Wales China Schools Forum to discuss the future of Chinese in relation to the New Curriculum.

The UK Mandarin Teaching Championship for Wales 2021 - all participants

A win-win situation at Welsh Teaching Championship for Cardiff Confucius Institute tutors

30 March 2021

Teachers from Cardiff Confucius Institute take first and second place at nationwide competition.

Working with Translation – free online course

15 March 2021

Registration for our online course, Working with Translation, is now open!

Looking forward with Routes into Languages Cymru

7 January 2021

Despite a challenging year, Routes into Languages Cymru are looking forward with a new and invigorated programme of activities.

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Chinese Corners keep on building

16 December 2020

Cardiff Confucius Institute’s virtual Chinese Corner series continues, with a look at how architecture impacts culture and lifestyle.

Prisoner publishing showcased in BBC animated film

16 December 2020

A film co-written by a School of Modern Languages lecturer has premiered on BBC iplayer as part of a new series of animated shorts, showcasing research by UK academics.

Wales China Schools Forum - Nov 20

Digital forum brings schools across Wales together

30 November 2020

This November saw educators from across Wales come together for the second Wales China Schools Forum of the year.

International prize for postgraduate

22 October 2020

Postgraduate student awarded inaugural prize honouring global icon in African studies

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Cardiff University academics help provide guidance for families applying for school places

13 October 2020

New information available in multiple languages

School of Modern Languages share knowledge for language reform toolkit

9 October 2020

Insight from the School of Modern Languages is helping peers at fellow universities via a toolkit on rethinking modern language teaching.

Célia Bourhis, Chinese Bridge competition 2020

Cardiff student awarded ‘Most Creative’ at renowned Chinese Bridge competition

8 October 2020

Mandarin learner wins prize at prestigious contest with help from Cardiff Confucius Institute tutors.

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Success for Language Mentoring Project

13 July 2020

Students partner pupils to encourage motivation to learn languages

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Language students given opportunities to explore new cultures and maintain their skills during lockdown

7 May 2020

Welsh universities supporting school linguists with vital communication practice

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Language mentoring project goes from strength-to-strength

3 March 2020

Drive to increase uptake of modern foreign languages

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Cardiff University historian curates high-profile exhibition on the Parisian exodus

27 February 2020

German invasion 80 years ago prompted millions of families to flee

New language report celebrates success of pioneering school projects

27 January 2020

Two successful initiatives pioneered at the School of Modern Languages have been cited as examples of best practice in a new report on language learning.

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Exploring multilingualism and multi-identities in Wales

19 December 2019

Conference focuses on forging a new creative approach to research and practice in the fields of bilingualism and multilingualism

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Young rugby fans experience Japan in World Cup themed taster

27 November 2019

A group of young rugby fans were transported to the land of the rising sun this October when they took part in a Japanese taster session to coincide with the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Adam Kosa

From MOOC to MA

11 November 2019

A Hungarian student with a love of languages has recently enrolled at the School of Modern Languages after successfully completing an online course in Translation.

Pan Wales Language network appoints new director

6 November 2019

Dr Liz Wren-Owens has been appointed as the new Academic Director for collaborative outreach project, Routes into Languages Cymru.