Also available are opportunities under the European Union's Socrates programme for schools and colleges to undertake joint, curriculum-based projects with European institutions. Comeniu Language Projects, for example, involve students aged 14 to 25 in projects lasting up to one year, which include a reciprocal two-week exchange to develop their language skills and carry out work with their partners. Central Bureau, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN. Tel: 020 7389 4419. Web: www.britishcouncil.orgcbietcbeschl.htm
Schools interested in employing a foreign language assistant should contact the relevant Central Bureau office: England and Wales, tel: 020 7389 4596.E-mail: email@example.comScotland, tel: 0131 447 8024 Northern Ireland, tel: 029 2039 7346.