What was the project about?

The National Centre for Excellence for Language Pedagogy (NCELP) was set up in December 2018 working in partnership with university researchers, teacher educators and expert practitioners, and Specialist Teachers in Leading Schools across the country, with the aim to improve language curriculum design and pedagogy, leading to a higher take up and greater success at GCSE.

Who is running the project?

The project was led by Professor Emma Marsden (University of York) and Dr Rachel Hawkes (The Cam Academy Trust), in collaboration with Dr Rowena Kasprowicz & Professor Suzanne Graham (University of Reading), Professor Rene Koglebauer (Newcastle University), David Shanks (Harris Federation), Dr Robert Woore (University of Oxford).

Who is funding the project?

The Centre was funded by the Department for Education (DfE).

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