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Posts tagged with ‘multilingualism’

  • ET2020 Working Group on School Policy – Brussels, 15 December 2014

    What are Working Groups? As part of the Education and Training 2020 (ET2020) Open Method of Coordination, the Commission and Member States cooperate in the form of Working Groups. Working Groups are designed to help Member States address the key challenges of their education and training systems, as well as common priorities agreed at European Level. The primary focus of the Working Groups […]
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  • Danish school with only bilingual students is likely to be closed

    Tovshøjskolen, a school in the municipality of Aarhus, is Denmark’s only school without native Danish pupils. All 300 students are of immigrant descent and grew up bilingually. Now, both education experts and politicians call for closing the school as they see such high concentrations of ethnic minority pupils as an obstacle to integration and school performance. School concentration in Aarhus […]
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  • SIRIUS underlines the importance of migrant education for improved cultural Integration in Europe

    The cultural integration of migrants and minorities in European societies is task and process in everyday life. Nonetheless, in European political debates it is commonly assigned a low priority compared to the political and economic dimensions of the issue. On 11 December 2013, ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) organised a conference on “Migration and Cultural Integration in Europe”, bringing together […]
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  • Seminar results: Educational languages and multilingual and intercultural school programmes

    From 26 to 28 November 2013,  the international seminar “The school: laboratory testing of multilingual and intercultural educational practices” was held in Spoleto (PG) and promoted by the Directorate General for school staff of the Ministry of Education, under the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto , the Province of Perugia, Umbria Region and the contribution of the Regional School for […]
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