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THE BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME Colombia 2004 – 2010 - 2019 Public Policies for Foreign Language Education. Colombian Educational Reform 2002 - 2006. Legislation. General Education Law , Ley 115 of 1994 Lineamientos Curriculares, Idiomas Extranjeros , 1999

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THE BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME Colombia 2004 – 2010 - 2019Public Policies for Foreign Language Education
  • General Education Law, Ley 115 of 1994
  • Lineamientos Curriculares, Idiomas Extranjeros, 1999
  • The Bilingual Education Programme

2004 – 2010 - 2019

  • ‘Visión Colombia II Centenario: 2019’

(Colombia 2019: A Bet on the Country we all Desire)

  • (‘The National Standards for English’ document – to be published)

Descentralised Education System

Quality Standards, programme implementation and resource administration


Local Education Authority

Technical assistance and allocation of resources

National Ministry of Education

Policies, general guidelines, and allocation of resources

strategic projects to enhance competitiveness pec
Strategic Projects to enhance Competitiveness (PEC)
  • New Technologies in Education
  • Work related Competences
  • Bilingualism

English as a

  • Foreign Language
  • English as a
  • Second Language


Ethnic and


clarifying concepts
Clarifying Concepts


Se refiere a los diferentes grados de dominio con los que un individuo se comunica en más de una lengua y una cultura, según el contexto en el que se desempeñe.

lengua extranjera foreign language
Lengua Extranjera/Foreign Language

La lengua extranjera se aprende principalmente en el entorno escolar o académico, generalmente con baja intensidad horaria. El estudiante no suele adquirir un nivel nativo de competencia comunicativa. Lengua que no se habla en el ambiente inmediato y local. No hay condiciones sociales para su uso permanente en la comunicación.

segunda lengua second language
Segunda Lengua/Second Language

Lengua necesaria para las actividades oficiales, comerciales, sociales y educativas. Lengua que se requiere para propósitos comunicativos entre los ciudadanos de un país. Generalmente se adquiere bajo condiciones de necesidad: en la calle y en la vida diaria. Lengua que se adquiere además de la materna, generalmente en la infancia, 4-5 años. Se puede adquirir también en el contexto escolar formal bajo condiciones pedagógicas especialmente favorables, por ejemplo programas intensivos de educación bilingüe.

where to go in six years
Where to go in six years?
  • Basic Education
  • Students 11 grade: Intermediate level (B1)
  • English Teachers: High Intermediate (B2)
  • Higher Education
  • Future English Teachers: High Intermediate(B2- C1)
  • Other university students: Intermediate level (B2)
  • Language Institutes
  • Language Programmes accredited


Standards for English

ICFES tests

FORUMS: Meaningful


Presentation of

ICFES tests results

Schools and Secretarias de Educación develop plans

national bilingual programme
National Bilingual Programme

I. Standards1. English Language Standards for Basic Education2. National Accreditation Scheme3. Proficiency Levels of Teaching

national standards for english
National Standards for English

C. Comunicativa

H / S Generales

II. Evaluation

1. Diagnostic Tests: In - service teachers

2. State Exams a. Pilot Saber Tests (9° grades)

b. Pilot ICFES Test (Prueba de Estado 11° grade)


a. Future English Teachers

(language and methodology tests)

b. Other University Students

III. Regional Bilingual Plans
  • Identify Teachers’ Needs (language and methodology)
  • Develop plans for in-service teachers
  • Adjust PEI, curriculum & syllabi to standards
  • In house monitoring
  • Share experiences with other institutions
  • Admin, Resourcing and structural adjustments
other initiatives
Other Initiatives
  • Language Immersion Programmes:

San Andrés Island

  • Regional Workshops for school teachers and language university students – Fulbright Commission
  • On – line language courses, UNAD
programa social idiomas sin fronteras icetex men
‘Programa Social Idiomas sin Fronteras’ICETEX - MEN


State school teachers

The programme offers:

  • 20 – hour courses language courses: English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese
  • 60% - 70% discount

Partner institutions:

Universities and Language Institutes

Registration: Via ICETEX Web site


The Bilingual Education Programme

Ministries of Education,




More Information


Common European Framework

  • (English version)

(Spanish version)

contact us
Contact us
  • Juan Carlos Grimaldo (Programme Manager in Education)
  • Edgar Enrique Sandoval (Programme Manager to other sectors)
  • Rosa María Cely (ELT Consultant)

  • Aleyda Pérez (Assistant)

  • Martha Guerrero (Assistant)

Phone number: 2 222800 ext. 2134