Updated June 2021
Many hubs and associtaions have Facebook pages and groups. For focused discussion and help Facebook groups are best. Twitter and Instagram also allow you to connect with teachers around the world.
Ofqual. This body regulates examinations, qualifications and assessments in England.
NCELP is the National Centre for Excellence for Language Pedagogy. A rich source of research summaries, schemes of work and lesson resources. Set up and financed by the DfE in England.
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.
The 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.
Why study languages? is part of the Routes into Languages initiative (see below). A good source for reasons to study languages.
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."
British Council SchoolsOnline The British Council supports and accredits collaboration between schools and advocates global citizenship for young people worldwide.
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.
Scottish CILT. A national centre for information on language teaching and research based at Strathclyde University.
French Teachers' Association. A hub for Irish teachers of French, with regional sections, a national conference and CPD opportunities.
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.
Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers' Association (Facebook page)
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.
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).
NAFT - the New South Wales Association of French Teachers. Formed in 1999, it describes itself as a "sizeable and dynamic professional association".
The Council of Europe site has the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment.
APFA Association de Professeurs de Français en Autriche.
FLE Asso (Fr).