How useful the outcomes and outputs will be
a) Envisaged benefits for target groups involved in the project
- Ability (conceptual and practical) to help students make links between languages/cultures, including the students' intercultural and plurilingual competences (integration of multiple languages and cultures in one instruction unit).
- Knowledge of a bank of teaching materials to establish such links; the ability to select materials from this bank based on learning objectives and implementation of these in the classroom.
- Ability to reflect on the educational policy adopted hereby, i.e. a better knowledge of European language policies (Advanced Module).
- Ability to use pluralistic approaches to resolve difficult situations in the classroom (Advanced Module).
- Ability to design and implement educational projects using a diversity of languages and cultures (Advanced Module).
Teacher trainers (through the training kit and materials provided during training sessions):
- Ability to develop their 'educational rucksack' by incorporating innovative approaches.
- Ability to link their training in teaching practices to a conceptual tool establishing a hierarchy of competences and resources (FREPA and Discovery Module, FREPA and Module Project).
- Possibility to work with a network involving other teachers and trainers.
- Ability to provide students with professional skills that meet the needs of the field.
b) Envisaged benefits for the ultimate beneficiary of the project: the learner
Access to quality language learning throughout life, allowing links between languages and cultures promoted by the education experts of the Council of Europe. These links are based on recent psycho- and sociolinguistic research.
In practice, the learner develops and enriches his individual plurilingual and intercultural competence, thereby becoming aware of the construction of a truly plurilingual and intercultural competence, that is structured and dynamic.
The learner develops an intercultural and plurilingual competence, taking into account all his/her existing competences present within or outside the educational environment.
(Auto- and hetero-) acknowledgement of all languages and cultures, especially those of minority and discriminated groups, with reference to the equality of languages as linguistic systems and the advantages a learner can have due to his/her plurilingual and intercultural competences.