Inspiring Innovation in European Language Teacher Education
Summer Academy for teacher educators working in the field of languages
From 4th to 8th July 2022, the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe held its first ever Summer academy, co-funded by the European Commission. Twenty-five language teacher educators from across Europe participated in the event, which provided a unique transnational professional learning opportunity for this key target group, with time and space to discuss cutting-edge developments in language education, become familiar with innovative resources and policy instruments both from the Council of Europe and the European Commission, and reflect on their competences, values, and professional identities. After the successful launch, the ECML intends to run a Summer academy in 2023.