Welcome to the Independent Schools' Modern Languages Association Website!

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.

ISMLA on Social Media!

ISMLA is now on Facebook and Twitter. Please join our Facebook Group and follow us on Twitter to communicate more easily with other members. All members of your department can join the groups.

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Lancaster University with FutureLearn

Free online learning course on 'Dyslexia and language teaching’ from 18th of April – 24th of May 2016.

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Language Laboratory Survey

Sanako and ISMLA are collaborating to build a picture of language laboratory use in Modern Language departments in member schools. This survey should only take few minutes, and we would be very grateful for your input.

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New Language Examinations Information Page

A new page on the ISMLA website intended to bring all the relevant information on the impending changes to GCSE and A Level to one place.

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ISMLA Membership

Remember to renew your membership if you have not yet done so and spread the word about ISMLA to language departments at other schools!

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ISMLA Archive

Articles, Factsheet and Links Archive

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Newsletter Archive

ISMLA back-dated Newletters available on-line.

News Join ISMLA
      ‘Language Acquisition and Literacy: The heart and soul of learning’ Conference with keynote speaker Professor Stephen Krashen.

Next committee meeting:

15 January 2016, Mill Hill School, 16.30



ISMLA welcomes any articles, reports and other contributions that would be of interest to members. Please contact Davina Suri for further details.