Primary Aim for Language Learning
Byline: By Graeme Whitfield
A project to put the North-East at the national forefront of language teaching in primary schools was launched yester-day.
Around 50 schools in North Tyneside have been pioneering the project for the last two years as part of the Government's plans to get children learning modern lang-uages at an earlier age.
The scheme has seen children as young as seven being taught a modern language, and is now being rolled out into schools in County Durham, with other LEAs in the North-East set to follow.
A number of high-profile partners have been attracted to work with North-East schools, including Newcastle and Durham …
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Publication information: Article title: Primary Aim for Language Learning. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Journal (Newcastle, England). Publication date: February 10, 2004. Page number: 48. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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