ERIC Number: EJ920943
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
Modern Languages in the United Kingdom
Coleman, James A.
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, v10 n2 p127-129 Apr 2011
The article supplies an overview of UK modern languages education at school and university level. It attends particularly to trends over recent years, with regard both to numbers and to social elitism, and reflects on perceptions of language learning in the wider culture and the importance of gaining wider recognition of the value of languages education.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Social Capital, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Stranger Reactions, Politics of Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom