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Are you ready for your multilingual classroom?

Your multilingual pupils are getting ready to go back to school and they are keen to tell you all about their Summer holidays. Some will be shy, some won’t feel confident speaking English after a long period in their grandparents’ home abroad, some will want to say something, but the special word they are looking Read More

Story boxes in our mother tongues: a hands on multilingual literacy experience

Take a traditional tale that has travelled the world, build characters and props, and here you have a “story box”! Now it’s time for you to enjoy telling stories in many languages, share fun moments and engage with the whole school community! As part of the Language Explorers initiative, we visited a Junior Infants class in Dublin Read More

Language Explorers is one year old!

Twelve months ago Mother Tongues started offering visits in schools, library workshops and fun activities at festivals and events, all with the aim of celebrating and valuing linguistic diversity in our society and giving children the opportunity to use all of their languages through fun and engaging activities and games. The project was awarded that Read More