Figure 2: Percentage of pupils learning at least two foreign languages in EU, 2000-2010
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European Strategy for Multilingualism: Benefits and Costs

Original publication: October 2016 Author: Michele Gazzola, Research Group in Languages and Economics (“REAL” Group), Department of Eucation Studies of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Institute for Ethnic Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2AVonJL Available languages: Background and aims The European Strategy for Multilingualism (ESM) has three general Read more…

Table 1 - ESLC: main achievements, limitations and conclusions
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European Strategy on Multilingualism – Policy and Implementation at the EU Level

Original publication: July 2016 Authors: Cambridge English Language Assessment/Association of Language Testers in Europe: Nick Saville, Esther Gutierrez Eugenio Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2AzKCSM Available languages: Background and aim Multilingualism and the development of European citizens’ linguistic abilities are at the heart of the EU’s mission. As a reflection Read more…

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Creative Europe – Media: Implementation, First Experiences

Original publication: June 2016 Authors: Media Consulting Group: Alain Modot, Laura Almantaitė Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2zI9omX Available languages: Further reading: Commission’s proposal for Creative Europe 2021-2027 – internal note, original publication July 2018 Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, original publication June 2018 Launched in January 2014, Creative Europe Read more…

Figure 1: Submitted and selected applications in 2014 and 2015
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Europe for Citizens: New Programme Implementation – First Experiences

Original publication: July 2016 Author: Coffey: Irina JEFFERIES, Bradford ROHMER Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2koDd51 Available languages: The Europe for Citizens Programme 2014 – 2020 The Europe for Citizens Programme (hereafter referred to as the programme or EfC programme) was initially established for the period 2007-2013 with the purpose Read more…

Erasmus+: Decentralised Implementation - First Experiences
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Erasmus+: Decentralised Implementation – First Experiences

Original publication: July 2016 Authors: ACA: Irina Ferencz, Marija Mitić, Bernd Wächter Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2pw0qBH Available languages: Background This study, entitled “Erasmus+: decentralised implementation – first experiences” was produced by staff of the Brussels-based Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) based on research carried out between April and June Read more…

Figure 3: Global network and infrastructure of European cultural institutes
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European Cultural Institutes Abroad

Original publication: 2nd edition in March 2016 Authors: KEA European Affairs: Yolanda Smits, Clémentine Daubeuf, Philippe Kern Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2DP7gHM Available languages: – Study: – Executive summary: The European Union (EU) should endeavour to use its cultural and creative assets to better assert its influence around the world. Today, Read more…

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Integrity and Good Governance in Sport

Original publication: December 2015 Author: David Walsh Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2FedL8A Available languages: Executive Summary The author describes his progress from sports enthusiast to sceptic following repeated  experiences, as a journalist, of frauds in high-level sports including athletics and swimming but especially cycling. These frauds involved performance-enhancing drugs Read more…