The State Of Language Learning In Primary And Secondary Schools In Wales
This Education Development Trust report shows the number of pupils in Wales studying a foreign language to GCSE declined by 44% between 2002 and 2015. At secondary level, it was found only a small amount of time is being allocated to teaching modern foreign languages (MFL) in Key Stage 3, which is the only phase the subject is compulsory. At primary level, the report finds languages are more often taught to older pupils, with the most popular languages being French or Spanish.
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