[lg policy] Language exam entries are falling, but pourquoi?

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 11:28:30 EDT 2018


 Language exam entries are falling, but pourquoi?
Henry Hepburn <https://www.tes.com/news/author/henry-hepburn>
17th August 2018 at 00:00
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‘Disappointment’ as the number of students taking French, German and
Spanish falls by 5.2% in a year

One statistic stood out a mile on exam results day last week: National 5
entries in French had fallen by almost 1,000, or 10 per cent, in a single
year.

So what is going on? As long ago as 2015, University of Dundee academic and
former secondary head Ji...
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 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com
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