The Education Policy Division of the Council of Europe is organising a webinar on “The CEFR Companion Volume and Practical Considerations for Implementation” within the scope of 2018-2019 Education Programme. The webinar will take place on 30 January 2018 between 9 am and 5 pm (CET). The event will be the first of a series of activities during 2018 to promote plurilingual and pluricultural education and improve language of schooling.
The webinar will mark the official presentation of the CEFR Companion Volume, which is the product of a project of the CoE’s Language Policy Programme aimed to update the CEFR illustrative descriptors.
During the webinar, following main topics will be addressed:
- The CEFR Update: Developing and Validating Descriptors for Mediation and Related Concepts;
- The CEFR Companion Volume with Existing and New CEFR Descriptors;
- The CEFR Companion Volume and Practical Considerations for Implementation, with reference to teacher education, curriculum and assessment.