Schools need to vary language teaching amid 'predominance of French', report suggests.
Education consultation paper is aimed at creating a new languages strategy by 2015. About 70 per cent of second-level students study a foreign language up to Leaving Certificate level but the number studying a third is "declining year on year", the Department of Education has warned.
Publishing a consultation document today on developing a new languages strategy, the Department cites an over-reliance on French as an option within schools.
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