MFL teachers are now meeting in the following areas:

Reading/North Hampshire

Portsmouth/South Hampshire




South Oxfordshire


Another cluster is planned for Lincolnshire and Newcastle upon Tyne.


The aim of the clusters is to:

• Create time after school to meet with local MFL colleagues and share in your professional development

• Revisit the PDC in MFL principles and use them as a basis for discussion

• Plan with your local colleagues how to apply one specific principle (or more) in your teaching

• Discuss and evaluate the outcomes together at subsequent meetings

Meetings are max 1.5 hours long, and take place 3-4 times per year, hosted by the teachers or teacher trainers involved in the cluster. The work of the PDC in MFL is used as a basis for discussion but the teachers and teacher trainers have autonomy over the clusters and decide what happens in each meeting.

If you want to get involved in one of these clusters, contact the cluster leaders directly at the appropriate email address given below:

Reading/North Hampshire:

Portsmouth/South Hampshire:



South Oxfordshire:



Lincolnshire or Newcastle upon Tyne: contact Suzanne Graham s.j.graham (AT) reading (DOT) ac (DOT) uk 

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