Coventry City of Languages
An inter-organisational project to promote languages and language learning across Coventry
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To link all primary and secondary MFL departments and co-ordinators to ensure the best possible provision and excellent transition between KS2 and 3, between GCSE and A-level and between A-level and university
To build relationships with organisations across Coventry, and beyond, who value MFL and languages, as well as the arts and beyond.
To have one hub so that events relating to language learning are advertised in a single place
To create opportunities for cultural capital
To be a forward thinking and leading consortium to inspire language learning
To offer CPD and training to teachers within the LA (and outside?) in good practice.
To appoint 'patrons' for Coventry City of Languages to help us to inspire young people and promote the need for language learning.
To advise and train head teachers, in particular Primary head teachers who may not have full understanding of MFL within the curriculum
To build a bank of resources for MFL teachers (in particular primary) to support, improve provision and quality.
To celebrate ALL languages spoken in our schools and communities
To engage parents in both supporting their children's language learning, and educating them on the importance of MFL.