Professional hubs

Updated April 2021

Many hubs and associtaions have Facebook pages and groups. The links below are to websites.
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UNITED KINGDOM

Ofqual. This body regulates examinations, qualifications and assessments in England.

Network for Learning is run from Bath Spa University Institute for Education. CPD courses for language teachers.

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.

Linguistics Association of Great Britain

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."

The Society for French Studies.

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.

IRELAND

French Teachers' Association. A hub for Irish teachers of French, with regional sections, a national conference and CPD opportunities.

USA

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Center for Applied Linguistics.

Modern Language Association.

International Association for Language Teaching Technology.

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.

Southwest Conference on Language Teaching.

The NNELL - National Network for Early Language Learning.

STATE ASSOCIATIONS

Alabama World languages Association

Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association.

The Arizona Language Association.

Californian Language Teachers' Association.

Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers.

Connectitcut Council of Language Teachers.

Florida Foreign Language Association

Foreign Language Association of Georgia.

Foreign Language Association of Georgia - a facebook group.

Hawai'i Association of Language Teachers.

Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association.

Iowa World Language Association.

Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture

Kansas World Language Association

Kentucky World Languages Association

Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers' Association (Facebook page)

Maryland Foreign Language Association

Massachusetts Foreign Language Association.

Michigan World Language Association.

Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures.

Mississippi Foreign Language Association

Foreign Language Association of Missouri.

Montana Association of Language Teachers

Nebraska International Languages Association (Facebook page)

Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey

New Mexico Organization of Language Educators

New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers Inc.

Foreign Language Association of North Carolina

Foreign Language Association of North Dakota

Ohio Foreign Language Association

Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers' Association

Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association

Rhode Island Foreign Language Association

South Carolina Foreign Language Teachers' Association

South Dakota World Languages Association

Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association

Texas Foreign Language Association.

Utah Foreign Language Association.

Vermont Foreign Language Association.

Foreign Language Association of Virginia.

Washington Association for Language Teaching.

Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Language.

West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association.

Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers.

CANADA

Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association.

The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT).

ACPI - Association canadienne des professeurs d'immersion

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.

Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of French.

NEW ZEALAND

NZALT - New Zealand Association of Language Teachers

New Zealand Association of French Teachers

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).

AUSTRALIA

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".

Modern Languages Teachers' Association of New South Wales.

Modern Language Teachers' Association of Victoria.

The Modern Language Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc..

Modern Language Teachers Association of Western Australia (Incorporated).

South Australian French Teachers Association Inc..

Modern Language Teachers Association of South Australia.

Australian Society for French Studies.

EUROPEAN UNION

European Centre for Modern Languages.

The Council of Europe site has the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment.

Association des Professeurs de Français en Autriche

APFA Association de Professeurs de Français en Autriche.

OTHER NATIONS

Association Français Langue Etrangère de Hong Kong (HK).

Association of Indian Teachers of French (Ind).

Fédération Internationale des professeurs de français (Fr).

FLE Asso (Fr).