Language Policy & the Multilingual City:
LANGUAGE RICH EUROPE
LANGUAGE RICH EUROPE
“Multilingual policies and practice across Europe”
Language Rich Europe was a networking project which brought together 1200 policy makers and practitioners from 24 countries and regions in Europe to discuss and develop better policies and practices for multilingualism. Network members were drawn from the fields of education, business, public services and the media.
The project was co-ordinated by the British Council – The Languages Company was the lead partner for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Lid King was also a member of the project’s Steering Group.
It aimed to measure how these countries perform against European standards in the following areas:
Languages covered include:
The project’s initial phase of research and consultation resulted in the publication of its final report in December 2012.
A final partners conference took place in March 2013 at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, at which the final recommendations were presented to European policymakers.
The project’s final report, trends & recommendations can be found here.
Language Rich Europe – Trends in Policies and Practices for Multilingualism in Europe – VIEW PDF
Language Rich Europe – Review and recommendations – VIEW PDF
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