The objective of this call by the European Commission is to prepare a report on the diversity of language teaching in the European Union, with the overall aim of helping broaden the range of languages taught in order to reflect the linguistic diversity of the EU.
The contractor is expected to provide:
an analysis by country of developments in the diversity of language teaching between the 1999–2000 and 2004–2005 academic years, covering the range of foreign languages that are compulsory or optional in primary and secondary education;
a compilation and analysis of measures taken to broaden the range of language teaching between the 1999–2000 and 2004–2005;
a case-analysis with examples of best practices from the point of view of measures taken to diversity the language teaching on offer;
recommendations on measures to be taken to help broaden the range of language teaching offered.
Deadline: 25th August 2006
Report on diversity of language teaching in the EU