A comprehensive, transparent and coherent frame of reference for language learning, teaching and assessment must relate to a very general view of language use and learning.

The following tools and concrete examples of the use of the CEFR in the language policy programme and in ECML projects are intended for users in various fields.

A selection of related publications and documents is available in section Resources

Examples of ECML projects addressing the CEFR

European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)

Graz – Enlarged Partial Agreement of the Council of Europe -  www.ecml.at

As part of its mission to implement language policies designed in Strasbourg, the ECML (33 member states) organises language education projects including workshops (see also section The Council of Europe and Language education).

Examples of projects concerning specifically the CEFR: 

 AYLLIT – Assessment of young learner literacy linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 ECEP – Encouraging the culture of evaluation among professionals. Pathways through assessing, learning and teaching in the CEFR

CEF-ESTIM: CEFR-level estimation grid for teachers

PROSIGN: Sign languages and the CEFR. Descriptors and approaches to assessment

QualiMatrix: A quality Programme for CEFR Use

Further ECML resources closely related to the CEFR and the ELP