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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 French on the ECML website. This publication celebrates a momentous stage in the history of the European Centre for Modern Languages: its 25th anniversary. Its central aims are to review and showcase the achievements of the ECML, as reflected in its many projects and publications, and to put its achievements in the context of the broader work of the Council of Europe, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2019. It includes contributions from international experts working at the cutting edge of language education as well as stakeholders responsible for supporting and implementing the outcomes of ECML projects.

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December 2019

Content of this newsletter

  • 25th Anniversary Conference of the ECML
  • Results of the ECML programme 2016-19
  • Moving forward: the new ECML programme 2020-23

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September 2019

Content of this newsletter

  • 26 September: Celebrate the European Day of Languages with us! #coeEDL
  • Handbook of Language Challenges and initiative for the Day
  • What do you dare to do in a foreign language?
  • Competitions galore!
  • Do you know…?
  • Last minute materials and up to date information
  • 18 events taking place in celebration of the Day!
  • Council of Europe and European Commission events taking place around the Day
  • ECML 25th Anniversary Conference

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May-July 2019

Content of this newsletter

  • Featured articles
  • ECML programme developments
  • Training and consultancy for ECML member states
  • ECML resources
  • National developments
  • Professional Network Forum of the ECML
  • Council of Europe developments
  • News from other organisations
  • Quick links

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12th Edition  –  Florence, Italy  –  14/15 November 2019

The 12th edition of the International Conference Innovation in Language Learning promotes transnational cooperation and sharing of good practice in the field of language teaching and learning. The event also is an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current language learning projects and initiatives.

The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers, researchers and experts in the field of language learning as well as to coordinators of national and international projects focusing on language teaching and learning.

Experts in the field are therefore invited to submit an abstract of a paper to be presented in the conference.

Abstracts’ Submission Deadline: 6 June 2019

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Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

The Institute of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic has issued a call for papers on the role of the LSP teacher. We hope to collect papers by LSP practitioners that will make up an international publication providing a guidance for other LSP instructors and enlightening them in their uneasy pedagogical efforts.

Detailed information can be found at the institute’s website: http://www.kj.fme.vutbr.cz/?idh=4

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