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The German language in education in Alsace, France
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This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in Alsace, France. It comprises information on features of the educational system, recent educational policies, division of responsibilities, main actors, legal arrangements, support structures, and also quantitative information on the number of schools, teachers, pupils and financial investments. In order to link these regional descriptions with those of national educational systems, it was decided to follow the format used by EURYDICE, the European education information network in the European Union. EURYDICE provides information on the administration and structure of all levels of education in Member States of the European Union. The information provided in the regional dossiers is focused on language use at the various levels of education. Each dossier consists firstly of an introduction to the region under study, followed by six sections each dealing with a specific level of the educational system. Sections eight to ten cover research, prospects and summary statistics.
minority group; language teaching; pre-school education; primary education; secondary education; vocational education; higher education; adult education; research; minority language; language policy; addresses; bibliographical data; statistical data; overview; full text information; Westfriesisch / West Frisian;