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    Francis Goullier
ECML PROGRAMME - Programme 2012-2015

European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education

Francis Goullier: Coordinator

Surname: Goullier
First name: Francis
Address for correspondence: E-mail
Nationality: French   

Affiliation with educational networks/associations


  • Member of several working groups of the European Commission on language education, in particular on language learning at pre-school level  
  • Chair and Vice-Chair of the European validation comitee of the European Language Portfolio
  • Member of several coordination groups as follow-up to the political forum of the Council of Europe's language policy Division organised in November 2010      


work information

Occupation or position currently held:
General inspector of national education 
Main activities and responsibilités:
Expert of modern languages education at the Ministry of Education
Name of employer: Ministère de l'Education nationale, de la Jeunesse et de la Vie associative 
Country of employment: France

languages of communication

Mother tongue: French   
Other languages: German, English

project experience

Practice in the field:

Evaluation de la mise en œuvre de l'introduction de l'enseignement d'une langue étrangère à l'école primaire à l'aide d'outils mis en place par le Ministère de l'éducation nationale (1997-1999) - Observation de classes de langue en préscolaire et en primaire.
Participation au groupe de travail de la Commission européenne sur l'enseignement des langues en âge préscolaire.      



  • Report on modern languages education at primary level in the French education system (1999) (co-author)
  • Language education policy profile in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (2006) and in the Aosta Valley (2008) (general rapporteur)
  • Guide pour l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre de curriculums pour l'éducation plurilingue et interculturelle (2010 (co-author)       


Project workshop in 2015 - if you wish to participate click here and contact your National Nominating Authority