What started as a conversation between two teachers quickly grew to encompass members from throughout the Coventry area. Together with our allies and partners, Coventry City of Languages engages and mobilizes activists, teachers, learners and leaders from all backgrounds and walks of life. Get in touch to learn more about activities and offer your support.
Modern Languages teaching and learning is at crisis point at a time when knowledge of another language has become more important for a functioning UK economy in the 21st century than ever before. School teachers find examples of low aspiration in their classrooms and many young people are unaware of the possibilities of social mobility. There are children and young people across the city who have not had the experiences of travel, and there is much prejudice due to misconceptions and misunderstanding of other cultures.
Travel and speaking a foreign language both help to promote peace among individuals and nations.
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