After a BBC report showed drops of up to 50% in the take-up of GCSE language courses since 2013, researchers from the AHRC-funded Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) Creative Multilingualism project ask: Why don't pupils want to study languages and what can we do about it? Professor Suzanne Graham and Dr Linda Fisher are researchers … Continue reading Why don’t pupils want to study languages in the UK?
In this week's post, Alison Buckler – Research Fellow in Education and International Development at the Open University – looks at the importance of collaborative storytelling approaches in understanding young people’s experiences of learning.
This week's blog comes from Katrin Kohl from the Creative Multilingualism research team. In it, she describes the importance of holding on to first languages as part of holding on to our culture.