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Get involved in the ECML programme 2020-2023, “Inspiring innovation in language education: changing contexts, evolving competences”

Are you passionate about languages and currently active in the field of language education, perhaps as a teacher, teacher educator, inspector, researcher and/or curriculum or materials writer? Are you convinced of the important role of language education in building a better Europe, one founded on democracy, social justice and social cohesion, where all young people have access to quality education? Do you have creative, innovative ideas on how to improve and promote language learning and teaching? Perhaps you already have professional experience of development projects, at regional or national level and would like to develop your competences further through international networking?

If you work or live in an ECML member state and would like to share and enrich your ideas through European collaboration, then read the ECML Call for Proposals and apply to be a coordinator or team member in a thematic project.  Applications are accepted online until 22 April 2019. Read all the details and get the application form on the ECML website.

An Irish language version is available here.

The ECML would particularly like to encourage younger professionals to take part in what is a truly intercultural experience, one where you can benefit from this unique European platform to negotiate, communicate and publish your innovative ideas and make a genuine contribution towards influencing language education in Europe.

Language professionals from around Europe can also apply to take part in an ECML thematic Workshop. See details of upcoming opportunities on our ECML workshops page.

The ECML also offers six-month traineeships in their offices. There are usually two traineeship rounds a year; see the details on the ECML website.

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Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
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The Power of One – A Voice
LéargasWednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 12:01am
We're getting ready for European #YouthWeek! If you are planning to organise an event on the theme of #DemocracyAndMe contact us for your Youth Week pack! Email or find out more about activities happening in Ireland at:
LéargasTuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 9:01am
This year the theme of European #YouthWeek is #DemocracyAndMe. Organise your event with one of our European Youth Week packs and make your voices heard. Contact for your pack! Find out more about what is happening in Ireland here
LéargasTuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 2:41am
📢We are delighted to announce the second Erasmus+ Schools Week. This week-long celebration of Erasmus+ activities will take place from 30 September – 04 October across Ireland. Erasmus+ Schools Week 2019 will be a great opportunity for primary schools, secondary schools and other organisations involved in Erasmus+ School Education to celebrate their participation and share their experiences. ➡️
LéargasMonday, April 15th, 2019 at 9:56pm
Léargas is delighted to host the eTwinning Thematic Conference in 2019. The conference will be held from 09 – 11 May for eTwinning Schools Label holders from across the eTwinning community in Europe and Irish teachers who are interested in applying for the label.
Find out more here