MFL Mentoring goes to Brussels

MFL Mentoring was invited to the Welsh Government’s St David’s Day reception held at the Ambassador’s Residence in Brussels. The project co-ordinators, academic lead and a selection of mentor’s past…

Language Learning Opens Doors to Other Worlds: Memory Acts through Digital Technologies

Summary of research: To understand the applicability of the Digi-Languages and mentoring methodologies implemented by MFL Mentoring in Wales to wider languages communities, above all, in European…

Evaluating the Effectiveness of E-mentoring as a Digital Languages Resource for FLL in Wales

Summary of research: An evaluation of Digi-Languages, an online experience which encourages its users, year 8 or 9 learners, to engage in questions which challenge mono-lingual and mono-cultural…

Digital Languages Writing Sprint

Summary of research: The Digital Modern Languages tutorial writing sprint is a physical and virtual event designed to create a variety of open educational resources demonstrating the critical and…

Body Languages: Drawing Your Multilingual Self

Summary of research: This event built on work by MFL Mentoring to explore the theme of the multilingual self. It included a pupil workshop with activities focused on exploring the relationship…

Rethinking the Languages Pipeline in the Age of Brexit

Summary of research: To investigate the factors impacting on the decline of language learning in the UK and champion new partnership models for the promotion of linguistic and cultural diversity. The…

Pobl Communications: A Social Sciences Venture

Summary of research: To investigate the potential for the development of a commercial venture from the research conducted by MFL Mentoring in order to grow and develop its activities. This activity…

About Me: Lucy

I joined MFL Mentoring at the end of 2017, inspired by the mission underpinning this project and with a wish to support all young people to see the central importance of languages and cultures to…

About Me: Tallulah

I first joined the project as a mentor back in 2016 whilst completing my BA in French. The following year, during my MA in Translation Studies, I took on a part-time role on the project team to…

About Me: Glesni

I’ve been with MFL Mentoring since 2017 when I joined as a language mentor whilst I was completing my BA in History and German at Cardiff University. I enjoyed my time so much that I continued as a…