The Council of Europe has published the fourth report on the application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages in Germany. It has been drafted by the committee of experts that monitors the application of the Charter.
Čeština pro cizince is a website run by the Research Institute of Education in Prague since June 2008 as commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The portal is thematically oriented mainly on the examination in the Czech language for permanent residence in the Czech Republic. As of January 2009, successful completion of the examination is a prerequisite for a foreigner to obtain a permit for permanent residence in the Czech Republic.
This list of Weblinks presents the main certifications for English as a Foreign Language at each level of the CEFR (Common European Frame of Reference for Languages).
Welsh Ministers have hailed the approval of the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure on 7 December 2010 as an historic step forward for the Welsh language.
The French-German Day 2011 will take place on 22 January, like every year. The "Partner language" is the theme that has been selected in both countries: in France "L'allemand, passeport pour l'avenir" (German, pass for the future) ; in Germany "Französisch, dein Weg zum Erfolg" (French, your path to success").
The Spanish Minister of Education, Ángel Gabilondo, presented during the Council of Ministers, a report about the Integral Programme for Foreign Language Learning, included in the immediate action plan 2010-2011 and financed with 120 million euros.
World Teachers’ Day, held annually on 5 October since 1994, commemorates the anniversary of the signing in 1966 of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers. It is an occasion to celebrate the essential role of teachers in providing quality education at all levels.
Mon, 21/06/2010 - Wed, 23/06/2010
Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou is backing an international declaration calling for more awareness-raising in schools and universities about the importance of language learning and career opportunities for interpreters, translators and other skilled language professionals. The declaration was issued following a meeting of the heads of language and conference services of 76 international organisations at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris from 21-23 June 2010.