Education Systems International
European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)
The European Centre for Modern Languages was set up in Graz (Austria) under an enlarged Partial Agreement, initially for three years (1994-1997). This period has been extended until December 2002. At present 34 states are members of the ECML. Within the framework of cultural co-operation and respecting the rich linguistic and cultural diversity in Europe, the Centre has as its mission: the implementation of language policies; the promotion of innovative approaches to the learning and teaching of modern anguages.- On the website beside the institutional self-presentation the user can find national reports on the situation of teaching and learning modern languages and sound samples of languages spoken.
|Keywords from index:||foreign languages; European dimension; language teaching; innovation; teaching methods; overview; regional centre; European association; interactive communication;|
|Country of origin of the resource:||Austria;|