As a charity, we rely on donations from sponsors to maintain the profile of our campaign. If you think you can help in some way, please get in touch. Here are some examples of the difference your contribution could make:
- Design and print posters for the classroom and public spaces
- Attend a conference aimed at influencing decision-makers
- Run a business breakfast for potential sponsors or influencers
- Write, design, print and distribute a campaign manifesto
- Recruit high profile ambassadors
- Maintain the website and social media presence, highlighting the value of languages and initiatives taking place nationwide
- Commission research gathering evidence on the benefits of language skills
- Fund expenses for working groups targeting each of our objectives.
We are immensely grateful to these organisations who are contributing financially to the growth of the campaign.
Finance is important to ensure sustainabiity of the campaign, but we welcome contributions of all kinds – visit our supporters page for ideas or make a pledge outlining the ways you will do your bit to raise the profile of languages.
Our campaign has seed-funding until 2015/16 from the British Academy as part of its Language and Quantitative Skills Programme. The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences. Its purpose is to inspire, recognise and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.
Our campaign is generously hosted by the Chartered Institute of Linguists at Saxon House in London Bridge. The Chartered Institute of Linguists serves the interests of professional linguists throughout the world and acts as a respected language assessment and recognised awarding organisation. The Institute is also actively involved in language issues at both a national and an international level.
The Association for Language Learning (ALL) is the major subject association for those involved in teaching foreign languages at all levels.
The European Commission Representation in the UK is the Commission’s voice in the UK. It provides information about the European Union across the UK, and actively promotes language learning and careers.
The Higher Education Academy champions excellent learning and teaching in higher education. It is a national and independent organisation, funded by the four UK HE funding bodies and by subscriptions and grants.
ISMLA exists to provide a forum for modern languages teachers in Independent Secondary schools to meet, share ideas and inform themselves about and contribute to developments in modern languages teaching.
The Institute of Translation & Interpreting was founded in 1986 as the only independent professional association of practising translators and interpreters in the United Kingdom. It is now one of the primary sources of information on these services to government, industry, the media and the general public.
LEAP Ltd offers a range of educational and training services for learners, trainees & educators in the UK and Europe.
LLAS provides high quality professional development, resources and information to the languages, linguistics and area studies community in higher education. Based at the University of Southampton, it co-ordinates the Routes into Languages programme and a number of UK and EU projects in the area of languages.
NALA is the professional network for advice on languages in education. Independent and run entirely by its members, it is a powerful and influential association for all professionals involved in supporting the learning and teaching of languages.
Sanako is the global leader in developing teacher-led language teaching software and modern language labs.
Established in 1946 as part of the Televic Group, Televic Education offer cross-curricular solutions for Multimedia and Language Learning, E-Learning and Interpreter Training.
The Languages Company was set up in 2008 by Lid King, National Director for Languages in England from 2003 to 2011. Its original purpose was to work with a range of partners to help deliver the National Languages Strategy for England.
Language Show Live is the UK’s largest language event and the show for those who offer products and services to language teachers, learners, translators, linguists, language professionals and businesses.