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Switzerland: experts involved in ECML activities

Coordinators and team members of ECML projects

2016-2019

  • Brian John North (e-mail 1, e-mail 2), Eurocentres, Zürich.
    ECML project: team member of the project "A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use" (2016-2018)
    - "A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use"; expert meeting (17-18 March 2016)

  • Selin Öndül Talegon, Expert in Migration and School, City of Zurich, Department of Education and Sport.
    ECML project: “Whole-school approaches to the language(s) of schooling”; expert meeting (23-24 March 2017, Graz, Austria).

2012-2015

  • Mirjam Egli Cuenat, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil) (2012-2014); network meeting (13-14 September 2012)

  • Brigitte Gerber, Université de Genève, Switzerland.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education" (Parents) (2013-2014) 

  • Tobias Haug,University of Applied Sciences of Special Needs Education Zurich (HfH), Switzerland.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign) (2012-2015)

  •  Michael LangnerUniversities of Luxembourg and Fribourg.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Supporting local networks of users of the European Language Portfolio through an e-platform" (ELP) (ECML training and consultancy for member states); network meeting (2012)

  • Evelyne Pochon-Berger, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
    ECML project: team member of the project "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU) (2013-2014)

  • Katja Schnitzer, Pädagogische Hochschule der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Switzerland.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Diversity in majority language learning – Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE) (2012-2015) 

2008-2011

  • Jean-François de Pietro, Institut de recherche et de documentation pédagogique (IRDP), Neuchâtel.
    ECML project: team member of the project "A framework of reference for pluralistic approaches" (CARAP) (2008-2011) 

  • Mirjam Egli Cuenat, Institut Fachdidaktik Sprachen, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project "Mobility programmes for plurilingual and intercultural education – tools for language teachers" (PluriMobil) (2010-2011) 

  • Christine Le Pape Racine, Pädagogische Hochschule FHNW, Mühledorf.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Good practice in Content and Language Integrated Learning for languages other than English" (CLIL-LOTE-GO) (2008-2011) 

  • Rosanna Margonis-Pasinetti, Echallens.
    ECML project: team member of the project "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011) 

  • Martine Tchang-George, Zürich.
    ECML project: team member of the projects "Training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio - follow-up project" (ELP-TT2) (2008-2009) and "Training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio - follow-up project" (ELP-TT3) (2010-2011) 

Associate Partners

2016-2019

2012-2015

  • Jean-François De Pietro, Institut de recherche et de documentation pédagogique (IRDP), Neuchâtel.
    ECML project: associate partner of the project "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials" (FREPA National Networks) (2012-2013); workshop (21-23 November 2012) 

  • Katharina Höchle Meier, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML project: associate partner of the project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil) (2012-2014)
    - "Foreign language and intercultural learning through mobility" (PluriMobil); network meeting (13-14 September 2012)

2008-2011

  • Lukas Bleichenbacher, Institut Fachdidaktik Sprachen, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for plurilingual and intercultural education – tools for language teachers" (PluriMobil) (2010-2011); workshop (22-24 March 2011); participant's workshop report

  • Barbara Wolfer, Coordinator of the Office for National and International Relations, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for plurilingual and intercultural education – tools for language" teachers (PluriMobil) (2010-2011) 

ECML conference, workshop and network meeting participants

2016-2019

  • Valérie Anne Clochard, Center and Academic Manager Eurocentres Lausanne.
    ECML project: "A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use" (2016-2018); expert meeting (17-18 March 2016) 

  • Patricia Hermann-Shores, Director of Sign Language Instructor Training Programme and former director of Sign Language Interpreter Training Programme Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich.
    ECML project: “Promoting excellence in sign language instruction” (PRO-Sign2); workshop (1-2 March 2017)

  • Selin Öndül Talegon, community officer, responsible for the integration of children with multicultural background in schools of Zurich, City of Zürich, Department of Education and Sport, Zürich.
    ECML project: "Language(s) of schooling"; think tank (13-14 September 2016)

  • Barbara Tscharner, Haute école pédagogique fribourgeoise.
    ECML project: ECML training and consultancy for member states: Network Meeting “Training & Consultancy” (8 March 2017)

2012-2015

  • Claudia Bartholemy, HEP Lausanne, UER Langues et cultures.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015); participant's report

  • Domenico Bellavita, Formateur didactique italien, HEP-BEJUNE, Sonceboz.
    ECML project: “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Pré-élémentaire); workshop (12-13 December 2013) 
    - Network meeting (5-6 November 2014)

  • Lukas Bleichenbacher, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen.
    ECML projects:
    - "Foreign language and intercultural learning through mobility" (PluriMobil); network meeting (13-14 September 2012)
    - "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014) 

  • Virginie Borel, Directrice de la fondation Forum du bilinguisme, Forum du bilinguisme, Biel/Bienne.
    ECML project: “Languages in corporate quality” (LINCQ); workshop (21-22 November 2013)

  • Vivan Boson, SGB-FSS Kontaktstelle Lausanne.
    ECML project: “Signed languages for professional purposes” (PRO-Sign); network meeting (12-13 March 2015)

  • Brigitte Daiss-Klang, Sign language competence centre, Zürich.
    ECML project: “Signed languages for professional purposes” (PRO-Sign); network meeting (12-13 March 2015)

  • Jean-François De Pietro, Institut de recherche et de documentation pédagogique (IRDP), Neuchâtel. 
    ECML project: "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials" (CARAP national networks); workshop (18-19 December 2013)

  • Mirjam Egli Cuenat, Co- director "Institut Fachdidaktik Sprachen", PhD, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen. 
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)

  • Laurent Filliettaz, Université de Genève.
    ECML project: “Developing migrants' language competences at the workplace” (Language for Work);  workshop (24-25 June 2015)

  • Brigitte Gerber, Université de Genève, Institut universitaire de formation des enseignants (IUFE), Genève .
    ECML projects:
    - "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching" materials (CARAP/FREPA and NCP) (FREPA National Networks); workshop (21-23 November 2012); participant's workshop report 
    - “Involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education” (CARAP for parents); workshop (28-30 April 2014)  

  • Tobias Haug, Co-director and lecturer in the Sign Langugae Interpreter Programme, University of Applied Sciences for Special Needs education Zurich.
    ECML project: "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign); workshop (15-17 April 2013) 

  • Patricia Hermann-Shores, Director of Sign Language Instructor Training Programme and codirector of Sign Language Interpreter Training Programme, Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich.
    ECML project: "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign); workshop (15-17 April 2013); participant's workshop report
    Articles:
    - Shores, Patty / Martens-Wagner, Julia / Kollien, Simon, "Zwei Veranstaltungen im Rahmen des PRO-Sign-Projektes in Graz, Österreich", Beitrag aus: DAS ZEICHEN 94/2013, Zeitschrift für Sprache und Kultur Gehörloser, in Schauplätze, 2013, pp. 330-333.
    - Shores, Patty / Daiss-Klang, Brigitte / Pangri, Janja  / Adaptation rédactionnelle: Martina Raschle (traduction: Daisy Maglia), photos: Julia Martens-Wagner, Silva Duka, Fais-moi signe, Octobre/Novembre 2013. [French version]
    - Shores, Patty / Daiss-Klang, Brigitte / Pangri, Janja  / Überarbeitung: Martina Raschle, Fotos: Julia Martens-Wagner, Silva Duka, Visuell Plus, Oktober/November 2013. [German version]
    - Shores, Patty / Daiss-Klang, Brigitte / Pangri, Janja  / Rielaborazione: Martina Raschle; traduzione: Emilia Penella; Foto: Julia Martens-Wagner, Silva Duka, Segni amo, Ottobre/Novembre 2013. [Italian version

  • Frank Heyworth, Pully.
    ECML project: "Diversity in majority language learning- Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE); network meeting (30-31 January 2014) 

  • Katharina Höchle Meier, Pädagogische Hochschule des Kantons St. Gallen. 
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)

  • Reto Hunkeler, Hauptamtlicher Dozent an der Pädagogischen Hochschule St. Gallen für Französische Sprache und Literatur und Fachdidaktik Französisch, Haute école pédagogique du canton de St-Gall.
    ECML projects:
    - "Empowering language networks" (LACS); workshop (22-23 May 2014)
    "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015)

  • Daniela Kappler, Head of the Unit Plurilingualism and Interculturalism of the Teaching and Learning Department, Locarno. 
    ECML project: "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); workshop (26-28 March 2014)

  • Renata Leimer, Vice-directrice au WBZ CPS, Centre suisse de formation continue des professeurs de l´enseignement secondaire, Bern.
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)

  • Béatrice Leonforte, Ufficio insegnamento medio, Bellinzona.
    ECML projects:
    -"Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching" materials (CARAP/FREPA and NCP) (FREPA National Networks); workshop (21-23 November 2012); participant's workshop report 
    "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015); participant's report

  • Fabio Leoni, Inspecteur scolaire école primaire Lugano.
    ECML project: “Involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education” (CARAP for parents); workshop (28-30 April 2014)  

  • Rosanna Margonis-Pasinetti, (e-mail 1, e-mail 2), Responsable de l'UER LC-Professeure formatrice, Haute école pédagogique du Canton de Vaud.
    ECML project: "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015)

  • Christine Muller-Tragin, Teacher of French, Latin, Greek at secondary schools, University of Teacher Education, Basel. 
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)

  • Selin Öndül Talegon, community officer, responsible for the integration of children with multicultural background in schools of Zurich, City of Zürich, Department of Education and Sport, Zürich.
    ECML project: “Collaborative Community Approach to Migrant Education” (Community); workshop (25-27 June 2014)

  • Regula Rohner, Pädagogische Hochschule Chur.
    ECML project: "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015)

  • Bojana Ruggia, Pädagogische Hochschule Chur.
    ECML project: "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015)

  • Rolf Schärer, Educational consultant, Kilchberg.
    ECML project: “Languages in corporate quality” (LINCQ); workshop (21-22 November 2013)

  • Katja Schnitzer, Pädagogische Hochschule der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Switzerland.
    ECML project: "Diversity in majority language learning- Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE); network meeting (30-31 January 2014)

  • Daniel Stotz, Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015); participant's report

  • Frédéric Taveau, secondary teacher in languages, Geneva.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy) (2013-2015); network meeting (17-18 June 2014)

  • Ariane Tonon, Responsable des projets langues et interculturalité, Formation continue, Haute Ecole Pédagogique Berne-Jura- Neuchâtel.
    ECML project: "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials" (FREPA national networks); network meeting (18-19 December 2013)  

  • Marie-Hélène Tramer-Rudolphe, SUPSI DFA/Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana- Dipartimento Formazione e Apprendimento di Locarno, Collina d’Oro.
    ECML project: “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Préélémentaire); workshop (12-13 December 2013) 

  • Jutta Wörle, Pädagogische Hochschule St. Gallen,  Institut Fachdidaktik Sprachen (IFDS), St. Gallen.
    ECML projects:
    - “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Préélémentaire); workshop (12-13 December 2013)
    - "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)
    - “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Pré-élémentaire); network meeting (5-6 November 2014)

2008-2011

  • Brigitte Gerber, University of Geneva.
    ECML projects:
    - "Encouraging the culture of evaluation among professionals" (ECEP) (2008-2011); workshop (18-19 June 2009); participant’s workshop report
    - "A framework of reference for pluralistic approaches" (CARAP) (2008-2011); workshop (23-25 February 2011); participant’s workshop report

  • Claudine Balsiger, Haute école pédagogique du canton de Vaud, Lausanne.
    ECML project: "A framework of reference for pluralistic approaches" (CARAP) (2008-2011); network meeting (30 September-1 October 2010) 

  • Astrid Bapst-Küng, Zollikofen.
    ECML project: "Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in Vocationally Oriented Language Learning" (E-VOLLution) (2008-2009); workshop (26-28 February 2009); participant’s workshop report (pending) 

  • Claudia Bartholemy, UER Langues et cultures, HEP Lausanne, Lausanne.
    ECML project: "Content-based modern language teaching for young learners" (EPLC) (2008-2011); workshop (5-7 November 2009); participant's workshop report (pending) 

  • Daniela Isabel Dias Virgilio, Conférence suisse des directeurs cantonaux de l'instruction publique (CDIP), Bern.
    ECML project: "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011); workshop (19-20 May 2011); participant’s workshop report

  • Margaret Jane Einhorn, English Lecturer, HTI-Bienne.
    ECML project: "Developing online teaching skills" (DOTS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 March 2011); participant's workshop report

  • Silvia Fankhauser, DIP Berne, Section Recherche, évaluation et planification pédagogique" (SREP), Tramelan.
    ECML project: "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011); workshop (19-20 May 2011); participant’s workshop report

  • Frank Heyworth, Pully.
    ECML project: "Minority languages, collateral languages and bi-/plurilingual education" (EBP-ICI) (2008-2011); network meeting (18-19 May 2010) 

  • Marlies Keller Lee, Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, Fachbereich Französisch.
    ECML project: "Training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio - follow-up project" (ELP-TT3) (2010-2011); network meeting (23-24 September 2010) 

  • Michael Langner, Fakultät für Sprachwissenschaften und Literatur, Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst und Erziehungswissenschaften Universität Luxemburg.
    ECML project: "Training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio - follow-up project" (ELP-TT3) (2010-2011); network meeting (23-24 September 2010) 

  • Laura Loder Büchel, Rafz.
    ECML project: "Developing online teaching skills" (DOTS) (2008-2011); workshop (4-5 December 2008); participant’s workshop report

  • Emmanuelle Olivier, Haute Ecole Pédagogique de Zoug.
    ECML project: "Classroom assessment related to the Common European Framework of Reference" (ClassRelEx) (2010-2011); workshop (24-26 November 2010); participant's workshop report (pending) 

  • Sabina Schaffner, Director Sprachenzentrum Universität und ETH Zürich.
    ECML project: "Encouraging the culture of evaluation among professionals" (ECEP) (2008-2011); workshop (18-19 June 2009); participant’s workshop report

  • Christoph Suter, Pädagogische Hochschule, Zürich.
    ECML project: "Content based teaching + plurilingual/ cultural awareness" (CONBAT+) (2008-2011): workshop (24-26 September 2008); network meeting (24-25 June 2010)

  • Barbara Tscharner, Haute école pédagogique fribourgeoise.
    ECML project: "Minority languages, collateral languages and bi-/plurilingual education" (EBP-ICI) (2008-2011); workshop (16-18 February 2011); participant’s workshop report (pending) 

  • Ingo Thonhauser, Lausanne.
    ECML project: "Assessment of young learner literacy linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (AYLLit) (2008-2011); workshop (9-10 September 2010); participant’s workshop report