Learning Together Labs for heritage language teachers

Our Learning Together Labs are virtual professional development and networking opportunities for heritage and community language teachers. They take place each month during term time. This virtual space is the only dedicated support for heritage and community language teachers in Ireland. 

Learning Together Labs are open to individual members and to teachers working for member schools.

Join to connect.

Being Ireland’s largest organisation focusing on childhood bilingualism, we connect a large community of parents and educators. Mother Tongues Members have access to a hub of online and downloadable resources, professional training, and a space for a parent community to access educational videos, guides and courses.

By joining Mother Tongues, thousands of parents have formed lifelong friendships and found support through connecting with speakers of their language.

Join to learn.

Being Ireland’s largest organisation focusing on childhood bilingualism, we connect a large community of parents and educators. Mother Tongues Members have access to a hub of online and downloadable resources, professional training, and a space for a parent community to access educational videos, guides and courses.

By joining Mother Tongues, thousands of parents have formed lifelong friendships and found support through connecting with speakers of their language.

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For heritage language schools

We support heritage language schools/complementary schools/saturday schools that operate in Ireland. 
We organise a conference every year and we provide networking and training opportunities for member schools.
Our member schools include Mother Tongues Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Schools, Dublin School of Mandarine Chinese. Browse all schools here.

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Are you a parent?

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Are you a Home School Community Liaison?

If you are a Home School Community Liaison and want to become a member click on the button below

Small school - organisation

(less than 5 teachers)

€ 50/year

School membership lasts 12 months from the day you join and it includes 
– Access to members’ page with recordings, links and resources
– free participation for teachers from the school in online professional development and networking sessions
– free dedicated page for the school on the Mother Tongues website, listing in newsletter and dedicated Blog post
– promotion of the school at the Mother Tongues Festival (2021)
– one free ticket for the Third Heritage Language Conference
-40% discount on all books and e-book published by Multilingual Matters
– Participation in webinars on bilingualism    

Large school - organisation

(5 to 15 teachers)

€ 100/year

School membership lasts 12 months from the day you join and it includes
– Access to members’ page with recordings, links and resources
– free participation for teachers from the school in online professional development and networking sessions
– free dedicated page for the school on the Mother Tongues website, listing in newsletter and dedicated Blog post
– promotion of the school at the Mother Tongues Festival (2021)
– one free ticket for the Third Heritage Language Conference
-40% discount on all books and e-book published by Multilingual Matters
– Participation in webinars on bilingualism    

Individual

(valid for one teacher)

€ 35/year

Individual membership lasts 12 months from the day you join and it includes:
– Access to members’ page with recordings, links and resource
– free participation for teachers from the school in online professional development and networking sessions
– free dedicated page for the school on the Mother Tongues website, listing in newsletter and dedicated Blog post
– one free ticket for the Third Heritage Language Conference
-40% discount on all books and e-book published by Multilingual Matters
– Participation in webinars on bilingualism