European Cultural Convention 1954-2014

Culture: heart and soul of democracy
60 years of cultural democracy Learning together Communicating with others Relating to where we live Sharing culture in all its varieties Relating through leisure Building citizenship with young people Sharing values through history and heritage


European Cultural Convention

Communicating with others



"Self-assessment was found to have a strong motivating effect on learners."
Sergio Garcia, Language Teacher, Spain

Language Teaching

The Council of Europe develops programmes and tools to improve foreign language teaching. Its achievements include the internationally-recognised “A1-C2” system to describe written and spoken language ability and specific tools for the integration of adult migrants.

European Centre For Modern Languages in Graz

The Graz Centre, together with a community of experts, develops innovative solutions for language education in schools. It offers international workshops and courses for teacher trainers and education professionals throughout Europe.

European Day of Languages

Every year, on 26 September, events take place across Europe to promote intercultural understanding and the use of the estimated 225 indigenous languages spoken on our continent.

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

The Charter promotes and protects regional and minority languages traditionally used within a country’s territory. It enables speakers to use them in private and public, particularly in education and the media and in communications with administrations and the courts. Compliance with the Charter is monitored by an expert committee.



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