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The protection of cultural and linguistic diversity constitutes a major objective in the educational policy of theUNESCO. The website provides information and links to related documents, events, programmes regarding language policy, multilingualism in education.
The website presents information regarding language policies in Europe and the European Day of Languages (September 26), which is held to foster plurilingualism in Europe.
On February 21, UNESCO commemorates International Mother Language Day to create awareness of endangered languages and the role languages play in citizenship education and in the preservation of cultural heritage. Education in native languages is essential, as well as the acceptance of multilingualism ina globalized world.
The final report was published on June 21, 2012. The European Survey on Language Competences is a major initiative by the European Commission to support the development of language learning policies across Europe. The survey was carried out in spring 2011 and provides comparable data about foreign language competences across 14 European countries. In each participating country [...]
The EU Commission funded this project aimed at the development of standards for teaching and monitoring CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning): ina network of partners from different countries, evaluation tools (e.g. questionnaires) were developed and tested to support teachers.
Developed through a process of scientific research and wide consultation, this document provides a practical tool for setting clear standards to be attained at successive stages of learning and for evaluating outcomes in an internationally comparable manner. It is the result of extensive research and ongoing work on communicative objectives, as exemplified by the popular [...]
The dossier on language was compiled by the German Goethe institutesand it informs about cultural and political aspects of language diversity and multilingualism. Further resources concern a list of events, and the competition ´´migration of words´´ where German words and their migration to other language communities is in focus.
A concise English language introduction to language policy in the European Union, including the Common Framework of Reference for Languages and the European Language Portfolio.
Verein für frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kindertageseinrichtungen und Schulen e.V. (FMKS e.V.) / Association for early multilingualism in day nurseries and schools, reg. soc..
The society provides information and counselling on various aspects of early bilingual learning, including a list of addresses (bilingual preschools and schools, by school type, for European languages, day care facilities with bilingual approaches).
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- see also:
- European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)
- Address lists of bilingual kindergartens, schools and university courses (in process)