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Using the European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages

The European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages is a tool for reflection and self-assessment of the didactic knowledge and skills necessary to teach languages. It builds on insights from the Common European Framework of Reference and the European Language Portfolio as well as the European Profile for Language Teacher Education. Four years after its initial publication it has been translated into twelve European and Asian languages. To meet widespread demand this ECML publication provides materials which support its implementation in teacher education.
The book entitled Using the European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages presents examples, discussions and research findings of how the EPOSTL is used in initial teacher education courses, in bi-lateral teacher-education programmes and in teaching practice. The accompanying folder and flyer feature, amongst others, guidelines for strategic measures for introducing the EPOSTL in a particular institution or in a country.

Who is it for?

  • Teacher Educators
  • Language Teachers
  • Student Teachers
  • Decision makers in tertiary education

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Project team

David Newby (Coordinator)
Karl-Franzens Universität Graz
Institute of English Studies
Austria
Anne Britt Fenner
University of Bergen
Norway
Sylvia Velikova
St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo
Bulgaria
Barry Lee Jones
University of Cambridge
Faculty of Education
United Kingdom

Project

 

These are the results from a project of the European Centre for Modern Languages within its "Empowering Language Professionals" programme 2008-2011.

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