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  1. In supportofplurilingualpeopleliving in multilingual societies: thecontributionoftheEuropean Centrefor Modern Languages (ECML) in GrazWaldemar Martyniuk & Susanna Slivensky

  2. Department of Language Education and Policy • Language Policy Division, Strasbourg, France • European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, Strasbourg, France • European Centre for Modern Languages, Graz, Austria

  3. European Centre for Modern Languages www.ecml.at • Founded in Graz, Austria, 1994 • Enlarged Partial Agreement • 34 member states • Supported by Austrian authorities • Governing Board • Secretariat

  4. European Centre for Modern Languages www.ecml.at • Mission: • Support for implementation of modern language education policies by: • promoting innovation and facilitating reforms in language teaching and learning • development of networks of experts • dissemination of good practice

  5. European Centre for Modern Languages www.ecml.at • How the ECML works: • 4-year medium term programmes of projectscoordinated by international expert teams • National contact points in all member states • National nominating authorities in all member states • Nominated participants from each member state who form national and international networks and function as multipliers • Interactive online platform for expert communication • Project results published as books, CD-ROMs, Internet materials, etc.

  6. ECML: 15 yearsofpromoting excellence in languageeducation 2009 in figures: • 988 participants in activities financed by the ECML • 48 events organised, 52 supported by the ECML • 21 projects in progress • 54 publications in free distribution • 9 new translations of ECML publications • >400,000 accesses to ECML publications on the ECML website • >1,2 million visits to the ECML’s main website • >5,750 subscribers to the European Language Gazette • >640 events registered in 47 countries for the EDL 2009

  7. ECML programme 2004 - 2007 www.ecml.at/socialcohesion • All publications are available online in downloadable format free of charge • Books • CD-ROMs • Project websites • Project flyers • Travelling exhibition available for conferences and fairs

  8. ECML programme 2008–2011www.ecml.at/empowerment 22 projects, 4 thematicareas • Evaluation andassessment • Continuity in languagelearning • Content andlanguageintegratededucation • Plurilingualeducation

  9. ECML contributiontothe Show & Tell session: currentprojects ELP-WSU: The European Language Portfolio in Whole-School Use (David Little) MARILLE: Majority Language Instruction as a Basis for Plurilingual Education (Terry Lamb) E-VOLLution: Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in Vocationally Oriented Language Learning (Tony Fitzpatrick) CARAP: A Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches (Jean-François de Pietro) CLIL-CD: Curriculum Development for Content and Language Integrated Learning (GisellaLangé) CLIL-LOTE-GO: Good Practice in Content and Language Integrated Learning for Languages other than English (Christine LePape-Racine)

  10. ECML contribution to the Show & Tell session: “ECML country room” Representatives of ECML member states presenting impact of ECML work in member states: • Albania represented by Tatjana Vuçani • Austria represented by Gunther Abuja • Estonia represented by Maie Soll and Tõnu Tender • Germany represented by Christof Arnold • Norway represented by Jorunn Berntzen and Gerard Doetjes

  11. “PROMOTING INCLUSIVE, PLURILINGUAL AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION” ECML Programme 2012-15 Cooperation: Professional Network Forum and Graz Declaration on Language Education 2010 Long-term vision: developing and promoting the use of inclusive, plurilingual and intercultural approaches to education Synergies: implementation of policy guidelines and reference tools developed by the Language Policy Division and other Council of Europe units and bodies

  12. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015 • Focus on thelearner • Inclusive, plurilingualandinterculturalapproach • Lifelonglearning: formal and informal/non-formal contexts • Development strandofwork: ECML long-termvision • Mediation strandofwork: towardsimplementationofthelong-termvision Key features of the programme:

  13. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  14. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  15. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  16. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  17. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  18. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015

  19. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015 • Call fortender Submissionsby individual expertstotakepart in/coordinate a projectoutlinedbythe ECML, targetingoneofthe followingdomains: • theforeignlanguageclassroom • themajoritylanguageclassroom • thesubjectclassroom • informal/non-formal learning • themediationarea

  20. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015 2. Call forprojectproposals Submissionsbyteamsofexpertstorun a projectrelating totheprogrammeschemeandtooneofthefollowingthemes: • Support formigrantlanguageeducation • Regional orminoritylanguages • Signlanguagesandlanguageprovisionforthe blind andvisuallyimpaired • Evaluation andassessment • Innovative approaches in foreignlanguagelearning

  21. Call for submissions for the ECML programme 2012-2015 For ECML memberstates: supportforpromotingthe Call at national level Deadline forsubmissions: 1 May 2011 Details: www.ecml.at/call Launch oftheprogramme: 1 October 2011 - on theoccasionoftheclosingconferenceofthe ECML programme 2008-2011

  22. Howtostayinformed? Subscribe to the European Language Gazette Online newsletter published 2 times a year • ECML events • developments in the Language Policy Division • other relevant news on the Council of Europe´s work www.ecml.at/gazette