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Poliglotti4.eu Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning

Hosted by MERCATOR, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, Fryslân, The Netherlands

9-10 February, 2012


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The seminar will focus on the early language learning situation in Europe, on research outcomes and products so far, on policy-recommendations and on the challenges for the future of early language learning. Participants in this Expert Seminar on Early Language Learning include: experts, researchers, policy-makers, members of the European Commission, Consortium members of the Poliglotti4.eu project, and network members of the EU Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism. The aim of the seminar is to share knowledge and provide opportunities for roundtable discussions, further research and future collaboration. 

Broadly speaking, the seminar schedule will look as follows:

Wednesday, 8th February (18.00-20.00)

-    Welcome reception

Thursday, 9th February (all day)

-    Registration 

-    Seminar sessions and roundtable discussions

-    Conference dinner (evening)

Friday, 10th February (08.30-15.30)

-    Seminar sessions and roundtable discussions

-    Closing 

If you have any questions or if you would like to participate, please send an email to us (closing date 23 December, 2011) including your name and affiliation, limited places available!

More information and the conference programme will be available soon.