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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. Find out more...
This action involves two initiatives:
Council of Europe
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
Plurilingual and intercultural education
European Language Portfolio (ELP)
European Charter for
Regional or Minority
of adult migrants
for adult refugees
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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19.06.2018Action research communities for language teachers (ARC): national support event in Iceland
15.06.2018The countdown to the 2018 European Day of Languages has begun!
13.06.2018Just published : Courriel européen des langues – Issue no. 40, the e-magazine of the National Contact point for the ECML in France
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European language policy aims at fostering plurilingualism in individuals, but how this goal can be attained within schools as institutions has not been part of the education policy discourse. A project at the ECML took up the idea of a plurilingual whole school curriculum, and specific elements of such a curriculum have been implemented and tested at 16 schools in a number of European countries. Some of the elements have been accompanied by research. This volume presents research and reports on practical implementation of plurilingual whole school curricula.
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Target users: decision-makers in the spheres of education policy-making and teacher training, teachers, researchers.
Authors: Elisabeth Allgäuer-Hackl, Kristin Brogan, Ute Henning, Britta Hufeisen, Joachim Schlabach.
Languages: English – German.