TITLE

The Language Education Policy Profile of the Council of Europe -- the example of Austria

AUTHOR(S)
de Cillia, Rudolf
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Studies in Applied Linguistics / Studie z Aplikované Lingvistik;2014, Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The following article reports on an offer of the Council of Europe to his member countries, the Language Education Policy Profile / Profil de politiques linguistiques éducatives (LEPP) and on the realisation of this procedure in Austria. LEPP is a kind of self-evaluation of a country's language education policy, supported by extern experts nominated by the Council of Europe. In Austria, it was realised between 2006 and 2008. After a brief characteristic of the Council of Europe's language education policy principles, the three phases of the LEPP are illustrated at the example of Austria: a National Country Report describing the current situation; an Expert's Report, written after a visit in the country by the experts; and the final product, the Language Education Policy Profile. Finally, measures taken by Austria's institutions after the end of the process are reported.
ACCESSION #
99004496

 

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