Ofqual. This body regulates examinations, qualifications and assessments in England.
Network for Languages is a regionally based network of universities, each with an excellent reputation for languages. They state that they are committed to: "Excellence in language learning and teaching from school through university and into the workplace
Building on the achievements of Links into Languages in championing language teaching and teachers, delivering resources and creating networking opportunities for language professionals." Here are their regional centres.
NICILT is from Northern Ireland.
The Languages Company was set up by Lid King in 2008. "The Languages Company is committed to continuing work in support of a coherent approach to languages and multilingualism in our society."
ICT4LT focuses on helping teachers use ICT in language teaching.
Speak to the Future is a campaign organisation which makes the case for language learning in an era of relative crisis.
NALA is the National Association of Language Advisers. It is for all those who offer advice and support to language teachers.
Association for Language Learning is the major subject association for language teachers in the UK.
CLIL4Teachers is a wiki hosted by the ALL. It is a hub for teachers interested in teaching other subjects through the medium of a modern language. It contains advice, links and resources.
LLAS, the centre for languages, linguistics and area studies, provides professional development, resources and information to the higher education sector. It is led by Professor Mike Kelly.
Talkabout Primary MFL (UK) is an interactive network for MFL teachers at primary level.
Why study languages? (UK) is part of the Routes into Languages initiative (see below). A good source for reasons to study languages.
The TES Connect site is a major area for shared resources and ideas.
The Film in Language Teaching Association (FILTA) is "an association of language teachers, film educators and researchers. It was formed for the purpose of providing a forum for the exchange of information related to the use of film in language teaching."
MFL Resources is a Yahoo user group with over 3500 members, mainly, but not all British. You can join from the linked page.
British Council SchoolsOnline. The British Council supports and accredits collaboration between schools and advocates global citizenship for young people worldwide.
The ISMLA (Independent Schools Modern Language Association) - "exists to provide a forum for Modern Languages teachers in Independent Secondary schools to meet, share ideas and inform themselves about and contribute to developments in Modern Languages Teaching."
Association for French Language Studies. This is for university level teachers.
CILT Cymru is The National Centre for Languages. This is the Welsh national centre of expertise on language teaching. Its aims are to promote greater national capability in languages and to support the work of language teachers.
Modern Foreign Languages Environment (Scot) is Scotland's hub, part of Curriculum for Excellence.
Glow (Scot). "Glow is the world's first national intranet for education." You have to live in Scotland to sign up and share resources.
Scottish CILT (Scot). A national centre for information on language teaching and research based at Strathclyde University.
French Teachers' Association. The hub for Irish teachers of French.
American Association of Teachers of French from Southern Illinois University.
FLTeach - foreign language teaching forum based at the State University of New York at Cortland.
Language Acquisition Resource Center from San Diego State University.
Foreign Language Association of Georgia - a facebook group.
BCLCA - British Columbia Language Coordination Association
AQUELS - Association québecoise des enseignants de français langue seconde
CERLL - Centre for Educational Research on Language and Literacies, at University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
French (New Zealand) is the main hub for teachers of French in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Curriculum Online."This site offers information, resources, news, advice and guidance, inspiring school stories, practical ideas, research reports, how to get support and much, much more."
NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority).
ACARA, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority."The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is the independent authority responsible for the development of a national curriculum, a national assessment program and a national data collection and reporting program that supports 21st century learning for all Australian students."
Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations (AFMLTA Inc.).
NAFT - the New South Wales Association of French Teachers. Formed in 1999, it describes itself as a "sizeable and dynamic professional association".
ALC (Assessment of Language Competence). "The Assessment of Language Competence Certificates are designed to celebrate and enhance the learning of languages in Australia, New Zealand, the Asia-Pacific region."
The Council of Europe site has the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment.
APFA Association de Professeurs de Français en Autriche.
La salle des profs is a social hub for French teachers from the Indian sub-continent.
FLE Asso (Fr).