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“Methodology and best practice for teaching languages online”

Five-week course (30 hours): Two Saturday sessions: 16 hours online sessions with a trainer plus 14 hours self-study to complete written assignments Dates: 23 October and 27 November 2021 Time: 10:00 – 17:00 CET To register, please go to: https://icc-languages.eu/teacher-training/#registration-tlo 

6. Saarbrücken Conference on Foreign Language Teaching – 27-29 Oct 2021

Communication today may be more borderless than in any other era of human history. Whether via apps such as Skype, WhatsApp, WeChat or LINE, whether via blogs and Instagram – the connections between people on a linguistic level are more diverse today than ever before, and this development has sped up since the pandemic started […]

European Language Gazette No. 54

Newsletter of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe No 54 – February-March 2021 Content of this newsletter Language education in Europe: the impact of Covid “Innovative methodologies and assessment in language learning” Just published! New ECML resources ECML programme developments 2020-2023 Training and consultancy activities Publication quoting the work of […]

Calling all teacher educators and designers of teacher education programmes

Would you like to learn more about the benefits of learning languages for young children and multilingual classes? Are you interested in the question “What makes language learning inspiring for young children?” and the guiding principles to language inspiring learning? Are you investigating ways, practical resources and examples to encourage children and adults to develop […]

European Language Gazette Nr. 51

Newsletter of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe Nr. 51 – June-August 2020 Content of this newsletter Featured articles Results from the ECML programme “Languages at the heart of learning”: new resources Publications quoting the work of the ECML ECML programme developments Training and consultancy for ECML member states Professional […]

Calling all teachers, teacher educators and headteachers!!

Are you a language teacher, a subject teacher or a headteacher who would like to better understand what language learning environments are? Would you like to create, individually or perhaps in collaboration with your colleagues, an environment where languages are at the very heart of learning and teaching in your school or classroom? Are you […]

CEFR-QualiMatrix: A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use

Are you a teacher or teacher educator looking to develop your knowledge of the CEFR to integrate planning, teaching and assessment? Are you a curriculum developer interested in engaging in curriculum renewal supported by the CEFR vision of teaching and learning? Are you a manager, a principal or an administrator who would like to become […]

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, assessment – Companion volume

The CEFR Companion volume broadens the scope of language education. It reflects academic and societal developments since the publication of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and updates the 2001 version. It owes much to the contributions of members of the language teaching profession across Europe and beyond. A “must-have” manual intended […]

Calling all language professionals!!

Are you a language teacher in upper secondary or in the university sector now adapting to the challenge of delivering your classes online? Would you like to discover motivating real-world tasks for your learners which will help develop their learner autonomy? Are you a language teacher educator looking for creative ways to develop your teachers’ […]


For the attention of the project teams, associate partners, dissemination partners and participants of the ECML programme “Languages at the heart of learning” (2016-2019) We are pleased to inform you that the latest ECML publication, Changing contexts, evolving competences: 25 years of inspiring innovation in language education, is available for free download in English and […]