The Governing Board of the European Centre for Modern Languages met at ECML premises in Graz on 9 - 10 October. Turnout at the annual meeting was a record high with 40 participants representing 28 of the 33 States party to this Partial Agreement. In addition to reviewing the ongoing ECML program, the Governing Board finalized the Call for projects for the upcoming 2020 - 23 program, considered the future orientation and organization of language policy and practice in the Council of Europe Education program, and took stock of the ECML cooperation program with the European Commission. The Governing Board re-elected Ms. Ursula Newby (Austria) as its Chair and partly renewed its Bureau.
Better Education for Better Democracies
The objective of the Education Programme is to uphold and promote human rights, democracy and the rule of law through quality education.
The Education Department achieves its objectives through intergovernmental co-operation at European level, overseen by the Steering Committee for Educational Policy and Practice, as well as peer-to-peer learning among member states.
Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants