Past projects with FIPLV involvement

The LACS Project (ECML funded)

Here you find a video in which the FIPLV President presents the LACS Project (Language Associations and Collaborative Support.

Here is the project website

And here is the project description  and the draft publication (which you will be asked to comment on in 2013) which focuses on running a language teacher association.

Marille (ECML-funded)

Traditionally, teachers of majority languages receive less training to teach a language as a second language or to develop the plurilingual repertoire of their learners than, for example, foreign language teachers. Yet, in today’s societies, learners bring many different languages to school. This means that the teaching of the majority language has to extend beyond teaching it as a first language and adopt elements of second language teaching. Find out MORE:

LETPP (Languages in Europe: Theory, Policy, Practice)

(European Unioin funded)

We live in a period of unprecedented movement – of capital, of goods and of people. Contact between people and countries has never been easier or more frequent. In such a changing and volatile world, communication across cultures becomes very high stakes.

Such communication is indispensible for international relations. It underpins wealth creation, enables individual mobility and grows employment. Communication is itself a major economic and cultural activity.

Multilingualism has to play a key role in this world where English has greatly facilitated the global impact of the “communications revolution”. However, English – even as a lingua franca – also poses key cultural, social and psychological challenges.

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