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#Foreign languages

# foreign-languages - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# foreign-languages - Thursday 23 October, 2014

# foreign-languages - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Kenny admits concerns over standards of language teaching after PayPal jobs news

Enda Kenny wonders why children cannot speak Irish after 14 years’ tuition, after PayPal says it can’t find locals to fill jobs.

# foreign-languages - Monday 25 June, 2012

People think more rationally in a foreign language

However lead author tells that people should not necessarily make important financial decisions in their second tongue.

# foreign-languages - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’

In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.