700 Reasons: Reason #408

Reason: 408
Languages departments have for long made an important contribution to the intercultural ethos of schools, not only through language teaching but also through school visits abroad and reciprocal school exchanges. The foreign language assistant has been a cultural ambassador valued by many staff beyond those who teach languages
Scottish Executive, Ministerial Action Group on Languages (2000) Citizens of a Multilingual World: Key Issues (www.scotland.gov.uk-library3-education-mwki-07.asp)
Related Keywords:
Experiential learning, Intercultural competence, Secondary sector, Study abroad, Teaching, Values