EPOSTL – 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. It has been translated into 15 different languages. The accompanying 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.
FREPA – A Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches
The FREPA project (A Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches to Languages and Cultures) provides a comprehensive description of the knowledge, attitudes and skills which constitute plurilingual and pluricultural competences.
Maledive – Teaching the language of schooling in the context of diversity
The study materials focus on teacher education for the language of schooling (e.g. French in France, Polish in Poland). That draws on the linguistic and cultural diversity in the classroom for the benefit of all learners.
TrainEd – Training teacher educators
This book and CD-Rom provide a practical guide for those who are beginners in the field of teacher education The book covers the skills trainers need – planning courses, presentations, mentoring, observations, facilitation etc. – and the CD-ROM contains some 60 worksheets and reflection activities, together with PowerPoint presentations that can be used in training activities.