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.

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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 Education and Teaching Job Adverts

Use the tab above to scroll through current advertised jobs. If you would like to display a job advert on the ISMLA website, please complete the form below and return to the ISMLA Website editor (details under committee).

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Newsletter Archive

ISMLA back-dated Newsletters available on-line.

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Italian Masterclass

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge is holding an Italian Masterclass on 17th February. The event is open to Year 12 students in UK schools. This event is free and no knowledge of Italian is required.

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Ofqual report on MFL grading press release

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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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Next committee meeting:

Friday June 19, University College 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.