The European Day of Languages (EDL) is held on 26 September every year. It’s a day to celebrate the diversity of languages across Europe and is a chance for schools and all organisations to:
EDL is an initiative of the Council of Europe and began in 2001. Find information, resources and interactive games on the European Day of Languages website.
Promotional materials and competition
Every year Léargas distributes posters and other items to promote and celebrate the day. These are always popular, so contact us early to request your supply! We also hold an annual competition to promote language learning. The EDL website has a range of interactive games and resources available for language teachers and learners.
The European Day of Languages is a perfect way for teachers or learners of ANY language to celebrate language learning and language diversity. Language learning brings benefits to young and old: you are never too old to learn a language and to enjoy the opportunities it opens up! Knowing even a few words of another language can help us to understand and appreciate other cultures and their differences.
🇮🇪Ireland is celebrating #ErasmusPlus with July's "European Union(s)" photo exhibition in Stephen's Green hosted by @FranceinIreland. @TemplemoreCFE has sent 70 students on Erasmus in 8 years & was recently awarded the Erasmus+ Charter. See ec.europa.eu/ireland/sites/… #EU45stories Retweeted by Léargas
Teachers! Gain 3 EPV days and learn about the benefits of @eTwinningEurope and @EUErasmusPlus at our summer school! Please spread the word to colleagues interested in CPD opportunities and bringing an international dimension to their work. Apply by 31/07! leargas.ie/programmes/etw…
A great approach to digital content :-). Watch out for that spider though... twitter.com/StMarysPPS/sta…
Using Lego Education kits to Create digital content. 1 Created the scenes. 2. Photographed the scenes. 3 Uploaded to StoryVisualiser to create digital comic books. Great motivation to use language (English or Irish)! @EUErasmusPlus @leargas pic.twitter.com/NS9EI3O53W— St. Mary's Parish Primary School (@StMarysPPS) July 11, 2018
Sincerest thanks to James Bilson from @YMCAIreland Cobh for his inspiring blog about their @EUErasmusPlus #YouthExchange with partners in Iceland. Treat yourself to a read of '6 Steps to our Youth Exchange' and contact us to plan your own 🇮🇪🇪🇺🚀: leargas.ie/blog/6-steps-e…