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…

Language Horizons

Language Horizons (LH) was an ambitious and innovative project that harnessed the power of mentoring to inspire curiosity for languages and cultures in learners aged 12-14 (year 8 and year 9). The…

Castilla y León: Rhiannon

In my opinion the mentoring project in Castilla y León was a huge success and I feel extremely privileged to have taken part in it. The primary aim of the project was to increase uptake within the…

Castilla y León: Natalie

This year I enrolled on the final year Student Teaching module (STM) at Cardiff University and was given the opportunity to take part in the Castilla y León mentoring project. As a lover of languages…