Language descriptors for migrant and minority learners' success in compulsory education

Project coordinator: Eli Moe (University of Bergen)

Researcher in The Centre for Applied Language Studies: Marita Härmälä

Duration: 2012 - 2014

Funding: European Centre for Modern Languages


The project focused on the language competence required in the language of schooling in order to achieve educational success. Eliciting language requirements in curriculum subjects and linking these to CEFR levels will raise educators’ awareness of the language migrant and minority language learners’ need to perform successfully in compulsory education.

More information: www.ecml.at/languagedescriptors