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These are the results from a project of the European Centre for Modern Languages within its "Empowering Language Professionals" programme 2008-2011.
This website results from a project run within the ECML's (European Centre for Modern Languages) Empowering Language Professionals programme entitled "Encouraging the culture of evaluation among professionals".
The ECEP project aims – as in the case of previous projects such as IMPEL, E-PORTFOLIO, VALEUR and LEA – at building self-confidence among language teachers, whose image and mission are too often affected by social, technological and political (in particular, supranational) changes. The project should enable them to develop a free and autonomous attitude towards the Common European Framework, beyond the "for or against" debates. These debates exist even at a high level and too often hide the fact that the Framework is ... a framework.
The project aims at reinforcing the status and the image of teachers as well as restoring their professionalism, in order to help them feel more confident and conscious and to enable them to adapt the Framework without cultural or personal reserves, and that through several steps, they will develop:
The ECEP publication and website result from the work of an international network established within one of the ECML projects. We would like to thank all who worked on ECEP, in particular the project coordination team for their motivation and active involvement.