The winners of the European Award for Languages 2006 have now been announced by CILT, the UK co-ordinators of the Europe-wide initiative. A common theme amongst the twelve winning projects was the motivational benefits of creating opportunities for learners to use language for real purposes.
The EAL winners 2006 are:
A World of Books
Oughtrington Community Primary School Cheshire
Around the world in 80 minutes
Théâtre sans frontières, Northumberland
Where we live
International Learning and Research Centre, South Gloucestershire
Enhancing Community Languages
Aveling Park School, London
Shawlands Academy, Glasgow
Ringwood School, Hampshire
Debenham High School, Stowmarket, Suffolk
Vocational International Project Sheffield (VIPS)
Sheffield Local Authority
Tile Hill Wood School & Language College, Coventry
Language Centre, University of Cambridge
Able linguist day
School of education and continuing studies, University of Portsmouth
Department of languages and intercultural studies, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
The award ceremony will take place on 26th September 2006, European Day for Languages in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Sir Trevor McDonald and Rt Hon George Reid SMP will be presenting the prestigious awards.
Download this pdf press release from CILT entitled Real communication a winner in language awards to find out more about each individual project.
Keep it REAL with EAL.