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4 November 2021

DragonsConnect receives MEP endorsement

DragonsConnect, the online Mandarin learning platform from Dragons Teaching, has been recognised as a recommended resource for the Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP). The Mandarin...

DragonsConnect receives MEP endorsement

27 October 2021

What is the Day of the Dead?

On Tuesday 2nd November, many Latin communities around the world will celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). This well-known holiday...

What is the Day of the Dead?

11 October 2021

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

Sunday 10th October marked World Mental Health Day. The overall objective of this annual event is to raise awareness of mental health issues around...

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

28 September 2021

French Idioms

Every language has its own unique idioms – and there are certainly crossovers among many languages. This week, in the wake of the annual...

French Idioms

24 September 2021

What is El Llanito?

Great human migrations and the process of globalisation means that more and more people now live in a bilingual or multilingual reality. One of...

What is El Llanito?

23 September 2021

The benefits of learning a language

As the European Day of Languages dawns upon us once more – an enriching annual event which reminds us about the importance of learning...

The benefits of learning a language

16 September 2021

Integrating smart video software into our Connect platforms

It’s the start of the new academic year and Dragons Teaching are delighted to have launched a new integrated video software to all our...

Integrating smart video software into our Connect platforms

13 September 2021

What is the Mooncake Festival?

In China and many other east and southeast Asian countries, the Mooncake Festival (also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival) is celebrated on the 15th...

What is the Mooncake Festival?

10 September 2021

Child online safety: a priority for EdTech businesses

When COVID-19 put the world into lockdown, all businesses had to frantically adapt. For schools, this meant migrating their teaching provision online – a...

Child online safety: a priority for EdTech businesses

7 September 2021

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?

Scottish, Scouse, Geordie, West Country, RP: the same, but different. In the UK, most native citizens speak English but their dialect will vary dependent...

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?