An overview of our past activities

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Oct

01

This project focuses on and develops courses for youth workers, who are well situated to advise young people on how capitalizing on their minority language skills can help them in their search for work.

Duration: 01/10/2017 - 30/09/2019

Funding: Erasmus+

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Sep

01

This project aims to design and implement effective training tools for enhancing key skills and competences of both highly skilled refugees and the language teachers who work with them, and thus enhance employability and societal integration.

Duration: 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2018

Funding: Erasmus+

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Sep

01

This project will develop new methods for teachers in primary schools that make use of and value migrant languages in the class room. In addition these methods will focus on combining languages in the class room, as opposed to teaching each language separately.

Duration: 01-09-2017 - 31/08/2021

Funding: Province of Friesland, Raak-Pro

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Sep

01

This project will serve as a pilot study for the development of multilingual teaching methods for different types of secondary schools. Research will be conducted into the implementation of new teaching methods and the effects it has on the language attitudes and the effectiveness of teachers.

Duration: 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2018

Funding: Province of Friesland

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Nov

01

The project aims at clarifying why teachers need to teach diversity, how to teach in diversity and how to manage diversity.

Duration: 11/2016 – 11/2018

Funding: Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

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Nov

01

The goals of COMBI project are to develop innovative and inclusive/systemic practices and methods focused on acquiring communication competences in the languages required in the workplace. It takes into consideration the multilingual reality of European regions.

Duration: 01/11/2016-01/05/2018

Funding: DG Education and Culture – Erasmus+, KA2 Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education

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Sep

01

The Mercator Research Center was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education to conduct a study on minority languages and education with a focus on vocational education.

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Jul

02

Bildts is a minority language spoken in the Northwestern part of the province of Fryslân in the Netherlands. It has some 6,000 native speakers. Currently, Bildts does not have official recognition as a minority language in the Netherlands, although it receives support from both the province and the local municipality.

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