Italian is one of the four national languages in Switzerland, along with German, French and Romansh (since 1938). The Italian-speaking territories that form the Svizzera italiana show geographical contiguity with Italy. This Regional dossier about Italian in Swiss education was compiled in 2019 at the University of Teacher Education of Grisons, and was led by Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Todisco.
This Regional Dossier on the bilingual education model in the Inner Mongolia region of the People's Republic of China has been compiled by Prof Badma-Odsar of the Inner Mongolia University (IMU), and Hailia, PhD at the IMU. Unless otherwise stated, academic data refer to the 2015/2016 school year.
Irish, or Gaeilge, is an indigenous language spoken in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. Speakers of Irish in Northern Ireland are predominantly second language learners and most people learn the language through the education system or at informal language classes held throughout Northern Ireland. The dossier has been updated by Réamonn Ó Ciaráin from Gael Linn.
This Regional dossier has been compiled by István Csernicskó and Ildikó Orosz. A draft of this Regional dossier has been reviewed by Csilla Fedinec, Senior Research Fellow of Social Sciences at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
This Regional dossier was originally compiled in 1998 by Olier ar Mogn (Service de la langue Bretonne, Institut Culturel de Bretagne). Meriadeg Vallerie and Catherine Bouroulleg (Office Public de la Langue Bretonne) updated the dossier in 2019.
This conference intends to bring together scholars from linguistics and related disciplines with an interest and expertise in language and globalisation, with a special focus on status and power relations between languages and their speakers.