700 Reasons: Reason #80

Reason: 80
In modern languages and classical studies the study of other languages and cultures contributes to pupils’ understanding and values, beliefs and attitudes by offering them insights into and points of comparison with, the ways in which other peoples, whether today or in the past, have interpreted the world around them
OFSTED (1994: 18) cited in Smith, D. (2002) ‘Spiritual development in the language classroom: interpreting the National Curriculum’ in the Language Learning Journal, No. 26, pp. 36-42
Related Keywords:
Culture, Related subjects, Secondary sector, Understanding, Values