The UK Government needs to urgently adopt a new, comprehensive languages strategy if it is to keep pace with its international competitors and reduce a skills deficit that has wide-reaching economic, political, and military effects.
A new report by Cambridge Public Policy draws on discussions held at a workshop in Cambridge in October 2015 to discuss strategic issues in which languages play a part: national security, diplomacy and conflict resolution, community and social cohesion, migration and identity.
As part of a nationwide drive to encourage the uptake of languages at GCSE and A-level, Xaverian college teamed up with Cambridge University to offer pupils from schools in and around Manchester the chance to spend a day with language experts.
Cambridge to explore the benefits of multilingualism in major AHRC research project.
Two members of teaching staff within the School of Arts and Humanities have been awarded this year's Pilkington Prize by the University.