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Learning a language should be compulsory in schools, says report

BBC – Robbie Meredith

“Learning a foreign language should be made compulsory in primary schools here, a new report has said. In Northern Ireland, learning a second language is not a statutory part of the primary school curriculum. In England and Scotland, by contrast, primary school pupils are expected to learn a foreign language. The review of primary languages in Northern Ireland has been carried out by researchers from Stranmillis University College.”(more)