Today Radio Lingua Schools is supporting a group of Scottish language students who are in the European Parliament in Strasbourg taking part in a Euroscola debate. The students come from schools in Glasgow City Council, East Dunbartonshire and East Renfrewshire and over the past three days have been taking part in a variety of linguistic [...]
This week Radio Lingua Schools has been working with 15-16 year old students from across Scotland at the S@S Accelerate programme, part of the Strathclyde University’s Innovative Routes to Learning project. The participating students signed up for a week of language-learning activities and over the past few days have taken part in challenges and debates, learned [...]
Pupils in P5 at St John’s Primary, South Ayrshire, recently challenged Radio Lingua Schools to support them in a project on the human body. The class had been learning about the parts of the human body including the functions of bones, muscles, organs and the skin, and their class teacher wanted to reinforce their learning [...]
Over the past few months Radio Lingua Schools has been working in conjunction with four North Ayrshire primary schools: Glebe, John Galt, Loudoun Montgomery and Castlepark on a Mandarin Animation project. Pupils in P5, P6 and P7 spent four weeks learning Mandarin Chinese using our One Minute Mandarin podcast course.
The pupils spent just five to [...]
Over the next few weeks the children of P4 and P5 in St John’s Primary in Ayr will be taking part in a number of animation activities, leading to the development of the St John’s Animated Encyclopaedia, supported by Radio Lingua Schools. Currently P4 are working on animal habitats, and P5 are learning about parts [...]
Over the past few days Radio Lingua Schools has been supporting a group of Scottish students who are taking part in a debate today in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The Scottish students come from 26 different schools across Scotland and have been selected by Rotary Clubs around the country.
Euroscola days take place around 20 [...]
In November 2009, Radio Lingua Schools supported Projet Citoyen, an East Dunbartonshire initiative which aimed to raise awareness about European citizenship. With the help of a grant from the European Parliament, a group of sixth year students spent six days in Strasbourg finding out about the work of the Parliament. Radio Lingua Schools’ role was [...]
Radio Lingua Schools has been working with Gavinburn Primary in West Dunbartonshire, supporting their innovative Winter Olympics project. Pupils in primary 3 and 4 are working on a project based around the theme of the Winter Olympics and each class has taken on the role of one of the participating countries. The pupils have been [...]
Over the past few weeks, a pilot group of primary 6 pupils from St John’s have been developing their journalism skills, reporting on what has been happening in the school in the past month. This is part of a larger project in the school which will see all of the primary 6 pupils involved in [...]
In the early stages of learning a language, learners have a limited range of vocabulary and it’s often difficult to find interesting and motivating ways to practise the few words and phrases they have learned. This was exactly the experience of teachers in St Mark’s, Irvine, and Radio Lingua Schools designed a workshop around providing [...]
A primary five class from St John’s Primary in Ayr recently took on something of a challenge: the children and their teacher set out to learn a new language in just four weeks. Using Radio Lingua podcasts, the children learned a few phrases each day, then put their new language skills to the test by [...]
Staff at St Mark’s Primary in Irvine (North Ayrshire) wanted to build stronger links with parents and the wider community and create an on-going media record of the activities in the school. Working with Radio Lingua Schools, they undertook a pilot project in which a group of primary 6 pupils planned and recorded a news [...]
Radio Lingua Schools regularly supports foreign visits involving young people from Scottish schools. We are uniquely placed to provide technical expertise, enhancing visits with social media and interactive elements, and to design engaging activities for the learners involved.
Most recently 32 young people selected from across the country by Rotary International travelled to Strasbourg. There they [...]