With year long, paid placements and light teaching hours, becoming a Language Assistant is a unique way to experience another country and develop essential transferrable skills. In these pages you will find all you need to know about becoming a Language Assistant and stories from Language Assistants placed around the world.
To find out what current Language Assistants think of the experience, watch this series of short films made by young people on placements around the world. Applications for the 2016-17 academic year will open on 1 November 2015.
If you are from outside the UK and want to become a Language Assistant in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you can find out here how to do this.