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Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and European Language Portfolio (ELP) 

With the focus on the learner, the learning process and learning outcomes, these key reference instruments of the Council of Europe have contributed to better quality language education across Europe and beyond.

ECML projects

A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use

The project will promote effective language learning by supporting teachers and other language education professionals in their use of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). It will provide a practical tool and suggest clear, coherent, and relevant procedures to facilitate planning, teaching and assessment. Furthermore, the project will enhance reflective practices at the classroom, school and policy-making levels

Project duration: 2016-2018
Project website in English / French


Promoting excellence in sign language instruction

This project will develop a professionally-oriented competency framework for sign language teachers and provide B2 level materials and learning activities from different European sign languages. We will also create a European language portfolio (ELP) that takes account of any modality specific requirements for sign languages.

Project duration: 2008-2011
Project website in English / French / International Sign