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European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe

The ECML is a unique institution whose mission is to encourage excellence and innovation in language teaching and to help Europeans learn languages more efficiently. Our vision: A Europe committed to linguistic and cultural diversity... Find out more about the ECML
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Innovative methodologies and assessment in language learning

A Cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe and the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission.

Upcoming events

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Sep   Nov
"Language for work: tools for professional development"
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Oct 2016
“Use of ICT in support of language teaching and learning (ICT-REV)"
ECML training and consultancy for member States
Training workshop
Venue: Matematička gimnazija, Kraljice Natalije 37, 1000 Beograd, Serbia, www.mg.edu.rs
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Oct 2016
National Support Event: International Conference on Early and Beginner’s Foreign Language Learning in Primary Formal Education
Venue: Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, Serbia
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Austria: host country of the ECML

To support the work of the ECML, the host country has established the Austrian Association of the ECML, which operates as the interface between the Council of Europe and the Austrian authorities.

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