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Services provided by the CALS

The following services are provided by the CALS, top expert in language education.

 

Training services

  • We offer training periods of various lengths in the field of language education for different target groups. Courses can deal with, for example, language testing, challenges in language learning and language education policy. Our target groups include municipal authorities and representatives from different economic fields as well as language educators in need of further training. We offer both longer training packages or individual guest lectures on themes such as language testing, new learning environments, learning, teaching in a foreign language, authenticity in language teaching, language proficiency in working life, language policy and language education policy.
  • You can search for our experts and training services through the staff pages or make use of the online form.

 

Consultation

  • Our experts are available as lecturers, speakers and givers of expert opinions. Our consultation services also include planning and make-up of publications as well as audiovisual services such as editing. Our methodology experts give assistance in, for example, designing and implementing language tests, and planning the collection of, processing, and analyzing statistical data.
  • You can search for our experts and training services through the staff pages or make use of the online form.

 

Research and surveys

  • We do research and conduct surveys in the field on language education also on assignment. In recent years, our assignments have dealt, for example, with language education policy and the development of integration training.
  • You can search for our experts and training services through the staff pages or make use of the online form.

 

National duties

  • Because of its unique position as a research institute and nationally important expert body, the CALS has the following national duties:

 

Publishing activities

  • Publications by the CALS researchers can be of use to you in tackling various language education related questions. Our researchers publish research results and their practical applications in both Finnish and international scientific journals and various professional publications as well as in those for the general public. You can find the list of publications by CALS researchers and post-graduate students here.
  • The CALS publishes research reports and other publications dealing with language education as well as language teaching materials. If you are interested in having your work published by the CALS, please contact us by the online form. Several publications are also available as PDF files.