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 Conference 2015

We are delighted to announce that the 2015 ISMLA conference will be held at St Paul's Girls' School on Saturday 31 January 2015.


Newsletter Archive

ISMLA back-dated Newsletters available on-line.

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Contact with Examination Boards

The latest letter ISMLA has sent to examination boards regarding the severe and unpredictable grading issue in MFL

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Ofqual Update

Ofqual consultation on Reforming GCSEs in Modern Foreign and Ancient Languages

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Language World 2014

Language World 2014 - 'ALL joined up'
04-05 Apr 2014

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University of York

Teachers' views about research, evidence, and engagement sought.

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ISMLA Archive

Articles, Factsheet and Links Archive

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Ofqual’s Statement On A Level Modern Languages Grading

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News Join ISMLA

Next committee meeting:

Friday 13 June, 4.30, Highgate School




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