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.

Members area

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Year 2020 Mother Tongues Membership for heritage language schools and heritage language teachers

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