Education

Exploring how different policies can support learning, helping organisations and policymakers develop more effective education practices that are inclusive and equitable for all

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    Project

    The economic value to the UK of speaking other languages

    Languages play a significant role in international trade, and not sharing a common language acts as a non-tariff trade barrier. Investing in Arabic, French, Mandarin or Spanish languages education in the UK will most likely return more than the investment cost, even under conservative assumptions.