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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

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

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