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European Day of Languages

Taking place on 26th September every year.

A day to celebrate languages and language learning.

Updated 12 months ago

An initiative of the Council of Europe, the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe: activities for and with children, television and radio programmes, language classes and conferences. You can find out more, and download resources from the Council of Europe's European Day of Languages website. Routes into Languages also have a range of resources to support language learning. Further details at: For more teaching resources on the Global Dimension database to help your school celebrate the global dimension to language learning, take a look through the resources listed under Languages.