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Statement of support for the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus+ programme

The Association for French Language Studies wishes to express its strong support for the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus+ programme. Erasmus+ offers extensive international mobility opportunities for a wide range of participants, including higher education students and staff, vocational students and apprentices, teachers, youth workers and volunteers. Since its establishment in 1987, the programme has seen growing numbers of participants with wide-ranging benefits for language learning, personal, social, intercultural, academic, educational and professional development.

Call for Contributions: AFLS-Funded Workshop on French Studies and Employability

AFLS-Funded Workshop on French Studies and Employability

University of East Anglia (Norwich) – POSTPONED to Friday 27th November 2020

Call for Contributions – DEADLINE EXTENDED to Wednesday 1st July 2020

Are we preparing our students for the professional work? In his foreword to Employability: a Handbook, Mike Kelly reports that “recent research for the ‘Born Global’ project suggests that languages are not identified as a priority by employers at the time when staff are recruited. Applicants for jobs need to satisfy other priorities at that point.