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Poliglotti4.eu Expert Seminar on Early Language LearningPoliglotti4.eu Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning
Agenda  ¦  09/02/2012  ¦  Netherlands Netherlands

The international Poliglotti4.eu Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning will take place on 9-10 February 2012 in the charming city of Leeuwarden, the capital of the bilingual province Fryslân, Netherlands. This seminar is organized by the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, part of the Fryske Akademy (The Netherlands) and member of the Mercator Network.

It will focus on the early language learning situation in Europe, on Poliglotti4.eu research outcomes and products so far, on policy-recommendations and on the challenges for the future of early language learning. Participants in this Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning include: experts, researchers, policy-makers, members of the European Commission, Consortium members of the Poliglotti4.eu project, and network members of the EU Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism.

The aim of the seminar is to share knowledge and provide opportunities for roundtable discussions, further research and future collaboration.

Broadly speaking, the seminar schedule will look as follows:

Wednesday, 8th February (18.00-20.00)
- Welcome reception

Thursday, 9th February (all day)
- Registration
- Seminar sessions and roundtable discussions
- Conference dinner (evening)

Friday, 10th February (08.30-15.30)
- Seminar sessions and roundtable discussions
- Closing

For further information please download our information leaflet including the programme. If you have any questions or would like to participate, please send an e-mail including your name and affiliation.

Date: 09-10/02/2012

Organiser: Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning

Country: Netherlands

Venue: Leeuwarden

E-mail: ELL@fryske-akademy.nl

Website

European Federation for Intercultural Learning Literature Across frontiers Culturelink
Federal Union of European Nationalities Club de Madrid CMFE (Community Media Forum Europe)
Fundación Academia Europea de Yuste European Publishers Council European Council of Artists (ECA)
EEE-YFU Europa Esperanto Unio - EEU RECIT
European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE) European Coordination of Independent Producers (CEPI) European Association for Terminology
ALTE Federation of European Publishers European Forum of Vocational Education and Training
Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) EUNIC in Brussels European Federation of National Institutions for Language
Eurolang European Theatre Convention European Council of Literary Translators' Associations
Mercator European Network of Language Diversity Centres EUROCLIO European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)

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