Here is a list of websites explaining why and how to use podcasts. With such tools, listening and speaking are no longer confined to the classroom, and oral comprehension and expression can easily be trained everywhere. Moreover the evaluation of the oral production by teachers is more realistic. All listed sites are free of charge.
An Eurostat study from September 2010 reveals that in the EU, nearly 80% of children were studying a foreign language at primary school in 2008.
The extension of the bilingual programmes in the province of Malagá is more than obvious. Currently 124 schools develop a bilingual programme, 12 of them have started this programme this school year.
Fri, 11/03/2011 - Sun, 13/03/2011
„Education beyond borders” is a unique exhibition not only for the region but also worldwide, that will take place in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 11-13 March 2011. The aim of this event is to make Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, an international education center.
Lang platform is a multilateral Comenius project running from 2009 to 2011 which aims to promote European intercultural education based on learning foreign languages and facilitating interdisciplinarity.
Sat, 12/03/2011 - Sun, 13/03/2011
The 32nd Annual TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Greece International Convention, entitled 'Taking Every Single Opportunity to Learn', will be held on 12 and 13 March 2011 at the premises of the Hellenic American Union in Athens (Greece).
The seventh issue of our newsletter contains all the latest information about what is going on in the world of languages in Europe. Find out about REAL's 2011 seminar programme and how to apply for a funded place!
This webography offers a selection of interesting portals related to CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) in Europe. In 2003 the European Commission stated that CLIL was one of the key ways to promote foreign languages in secondary education.
Five million young Europeans are currently looking for work; and many of them will miss opportunities because they lack the right qualifications or experience. The initiative "Youth on the Move" intends to help these young people to gain the knowledge, skills and experience they need to make their first job a reality.
The European Survey on Language Competences is a major initiative by the European Commission to support the development of language learning policies across Europe.