N Ireland Centre for Information on Language Teaching & Research (NICILT) hosted this event in Queens University for post primary teachers to provide EU Information and support to teachers to help them advise students on the value of languages, opportunities to volunteer through EVS to improve language skills and the importance of languages in job mobility and the rights of citizens to live, work and study on other regions.
The full day session included speakers employers seeking employees with language skills to highlight the importance of languages for the workplace; from the European Commission, British and Europe Direct NI how languages can be used for employment in Europe and beyond. Other options for language study were provided from a variety of alternative language training providers.
Europe Direct NI presentation concentrated on the rights of citizens to live, work and study in other regions, and how languages can be developed through opportunities such as volunteering through the EVS programme and how important languages are in job mobility in today’s global market. and ways in which languages can be developed through experiences such as volunteering through the EVS programme.