"Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad" says David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science.
EU Education Ministers took a firm stand on languages at their latest meeting in Brussels on 28 November.
In current debate, reading and reading comprehension are not only considered as basic competences, but are increasingly being recognised as ways of understanding the “other” and of promoting intercultural action and learning. In this presentation, members of the TEA-Forum, a group of leading German didactics specialists, discuss new ways of thinking about reading.
Franel is a new project to learn French or Dutch.
The Disabled Access Friendly campaign aims to sensitise students to issues affecting people with mobility disability. Its reaches people through the teaching of English as a foreign language. The website provides teachers with free teaching material that can be used in class, for projects or examination practice, but at the same time stimulates students to put themselves in the shoes of someone with a mobility/disability, for a better understanding of their needs and feelings.
A new website dedicated to the European language portfolio has been launched last 26 September. The European Language Portfolio (ELP) was developed by the Language Policy Division of the Council of Europe.
The Courriel européen des langues is an informative free online newsletter about European language policy sent out three times per year in French.
Wed, 10/10/2012 - Fri, 12/10/2012
The European Observatory for Plurilingualism and LEND have published a call for papers. Deadline 30 November 2011
Les Editions maisons des langues rejoignent le Réseau des associations de professeurs de langues en Europe. Découvrez cette maison d'édition au service des professeurs de langues étrangères.
Sat, 13/10/2012 - Mon, 15/10/2012
The eighth International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism will be held at the University Jaume I Castello in Spain from 13 to 15 September 2012.