Find us on Facebook International Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning / Speakers and International Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning / Speakers and Presentations
Media Gallery  ¦  21/02/2012  ¦  Netherlands Netherlands gathered experts for a Seminar on Early Language Learning on 9-10 February 2012 to discuss the early language learning situation in Europe. It was organised by the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, part of the Fryske Akademy and member of the Mercator Network. 

Download the Programme of the Expert Seminar

Contributors included:


Anna Verkade, MSc. 

Mercator European Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning/Fryske Akademy


Download Presentation

Prof. Bessie Dendrinos 

Director of the Research Centre for English Language Teaching, Testing and Assessment at the National and Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens


Download Presentation


Cornelia Nath, MA. 

Ostfriesische Landshaft - Low German Office

Drs. Mirjam Blumenthal

Koninklijke Kentalis

Dr. Maaike Verrips

De Taalstudio

Prof. Dr. Hristo Kyuchukov

Free University of Berlin


Joanna McPake 

University of Stratchclyde


Download Presentation


Eowyn Crisfield, MA. 

Crisfield Educational Consulting


Dr. Evdokia Karavas 

Department of Language and Linguistics, Faculty of English Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Download Presentation


Eibhlín Mhic Aoidh

St Mary’s University College in Belfast


Download Presentation


Prof. Jarmo Lainio

Sweden site Department of Baltic Languages, Finnish and German, Stockholm University


Download Presentation


Prof. Hilde Traavik

Bergen University College


Download Presentation


Prof. Benthe Kolberg Jansson

Østfold University College


Download Presentation


Idske Bangma, MSc. 

Mercator European Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning/Fryske Akademy


Download Presentation


Sabine Pirchio

University of Rome „Sapienza“

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

"(c) 05/02/2011 - Disclaimer - Copyright European Union National Institutes for Culture" "This website has been funded with support from the European Commission. " This website reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


Stay informed of

The sound of a language is important. I've always thought that Swedish is a wonderful language because it has so much musicality and sound to it. -- at the same time knowing a language well also makes it more beautiful

Caroline Henderson Denmark