Supporting and developing language professionals worldwide

CIOL is the UK’s Royal Charter membership body for language professionals. It aims to enhance and promote the value of languages and language skills in the public interest and provides regulated qualifications through CIOL Qualifications. Learn more about CIOL.


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Organiser: CIOL London and SE Network
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Date: Thu 16 Jun 2022 6:00pm
Organiser: CIOL Midlands Network
Date: Thu 23 Jun 2022 7:00pm
Organiser: CIOL Gloucestershire Network





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You don’t need to add diacritics to search accurately (e.g. entering “Muller” will find "Müller").
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