In the Slovene settlement area in Italy, in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Furlanija - Julijska krajina), the Slovene language is spoken in its standard and dialect varieties.
This Regional Dossier was edited by Norina Bogatec, SLORI - Slovenski raziskovalni inštitut (Slovene research institute). Maria Bidovec, Norina Bogatec, Matejka Grgič, Miran Košuta, Maja Mezgec, Tomaž Simčič and Pavel Slamič updated the previous dossier in 2004.
With news about, among other things, the ENROPE calls, new reports on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Denmark and Poland, interesting conferences such as the ECSPM and NEWCON 2020, a blog on intergenerational language transmission and much more...
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.