Education report warns of growing teacher shortages Brussels, 10 February 2012 – Several Member States, including Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium, may face serious teacher shortages in the future, according to a new report published by the European Commission.
The potential of subtitling to encourage language learning and improve the mastery of foreign languages
The European Commission published a report about Civil Society and Multilingualism. It gives policy recommendations for the promotion of multilingualism in the European Union.
This report presents the outcomes of the OMC group “Languages for jobs” that the Commission has set up under the Education and Training 2020 framework. This is an independent report. The views expressed herein are those of the independent experts which do not necessarily reflect the official position of the European Commission.
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.
The European Commission has just published the results of public consultations on the future European programme in education and training from 2014. Between September and November 2010, anyone interested was invited to give their opinions on the design of the funding programmes under the next multiannual budget of the European Union.
The background report for the International Summit on the Teaching Profession that took place on 16-17 March 2011 is entitled "Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession - Lessons from around the world". It presents available evidence about what can make teacher-oriented reforms effective and highlights selected examples of reforms that have produced specific results.
The Intergovernmental Language Policy Forum about took place in Geneva (Switzerland) on 2-4 November 2010. It was organised on the initiative of the Council of Europe’s Language Policy Division (LPD) and at the invitation of the Swiss authorities represented by the State Secretariat for Education and Research and the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Directors of Education. The report by Francis Goullier is now available.
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In September 2010, the Association for Language Learning (ALL) asked language teachers across the UK about the issues affecting them. ALL has now produced a final report on the findings of this consultation.