Snap your fingers

7th February 2003 at 00:00
Pupils and teachers at Strathdevon primary in Dollar are backing Clackmannanshire's novel approach to learning French. The experience of specialist teachers is said to make all the difference.

The 10-year-old modern languages in primary schools (MLPS) initiative has failed to provide classroom staff with the knowledge and skills demanded by the 5-14 curriculum, the authority argues.


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