27/06/16 21:19 Archived in: General Information
The European Commission has recently unveiled the composition of the new team and the new portfolios assigned to the 28 Commissioners. The NPLD is disappointed to see that multilingualism has not been assigned any specific portfolio and wishes to note the decreasing importance languages have had over the past few years, going from a Commissioner for Multilingualism (Leonard Orban, 2007-2010), to a Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth (Androulla Vassiliou, 2010-2014), to no Commissioner in charge of the multilingualism portfolio. Read More...
23/02/12 14:39 Archived in: General Information
The European Language Label is a European Commission initiative which recognises creative and inventive projects to improve the quality of language teaching and learning. Language projects from any institution are welcome to apply. Projects should be innovative, effective and replicable. The priorities for 2012 are:
- Languages for Employability and Competitiveness
- Language Learning using New Technologies
- The Multilingual Classroom – enhancing language and intercultural learning