June 2023 Languages Update
For those of you just back from your half term break, I hope it was a relaxing one and you’re feeling ready for the last part of the school year.
Hopefully you have also heard by now that we have received accreditation for our GCSE French 2024. Once we have submitted the German and Spanish to Ofqual we will be able to share our draft materials with you. We look forward to being able to do this soon.
As usual, please get in touch if you have any questions, I look forward to hearing from you.
GCSE French, German and Spanish 2024
The Pearson Edexcel GCSE French 2024 has now been accredited!
We are now pleased to offer more face-to-face and online launch events.
We'll soon be submitting our German and Spanish GCSEs to Ofqual for accreditation. Once submitted, our draft specification and sample assessment materials for German and Spanish will be shared with you.
Pearson Edexcel New MFL GCSE 2024: Draft vs Accredited - Listening & Reading
Pearson Edexcel New MFL GCSE 2024: Draft Vs Accredited - Speaking
Pearson Edexcel New MFL GCSE 2024: Draft Vs Accredited - Writing & Vocab
Training on offer this term
Mastering Grammar and Translation in GCSE Modern Languages (French, German and Spanish).
This event is for teachers who are delivering GCSE languages and will give a range of practical strategies and activities to help your students master grammar and translation.
Strategies and activities will be exemplified in French, German and Spanish.
- explore the importance of grammar, particularly in relation to translation
- consider the grammar structures students should be familiar with and able to recognise/use
- look at strategies and practical activities to support mastery of grammar
- look at strategies and practical activities to support translation.
Opportunities with Pearson
This vacancy is now closed.
GCSE Modern Foreign Languages - Credible Specialist.
Want to put your languages and training experience to use out of the classroom? Are you passionate about training other education professionals to enhance student potential?
If the answer is yes, you could be the right fit for us in the Modern Languages Team at Pearson Edexcel.
This position would suit someone working part-time or contract worker.
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