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28-29 June 2021
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ECSPM 2021
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linguistic diversity
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Who we are

We are a European civil society organisation advocating practices of and research into multilingualism in society and all its cultural activities and in plurilingual education in Europe and beyond. Enrolled in the European Commission Transparency Registry as an NGO, we are a legal entity with our secretariat in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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7-9 December 2020
ECSPM 2020 Online Symposium
Linguistic & Cultural (Super)Diversity at Work:
From theory and policy to action and (digital) practices

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EU languages and language policy

The EU, which has opted for institutional multilingualism, is one of the most multilingual polities in the world. It recognises the 24 (national/official) languages of the member states, and legislation, key political texts, as well as all parliamentary documents are translated into all EU...

Language education and equality

We are working to make sure that all European students have the right to learn two languages in addition to their mother tongue. We will be making use of our networks to make this objective a priority of education systems, which are often not prepared to offer the kind of language education...

Research and project work

The ECSPM is interested in and carries out research pertaining to multilingualism, bilingualism, plurilingualism, and languages in education, in society and the public space. It reports on EU funded projects and those carried out by its own members for whom it provides a platform for collaboration....

Multilingualism and digital technology

In this digital age, the development and use of multilingual technologies, opportunities for multilingualism through the use of digital technologies, and the effects of the introduction of digital tools and information computer technology in language education are major concerns of the ECSPM....
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ECSPM partnership in the European Language Equality project aims to support all the languages spoken in Europe, so that no language is threatened with digital extinction; not the least widely spoken official languages, the minority, the regional languages or the community languages.

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ALTE – International Digital Symposium

2021-03-12|Categories: Announcements|

Announcing the International digital Symposium on Safeguarding the Future of Multilingual Assessment in the Covid World, organised by one of ECSPM‘s members: the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE), ...

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