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Author Byram, Michael.

Title Common European Framework of Reference : the Globalisation of Language Education Policy
Published Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
Contents Titlepage -- Copyright -- Contents -- A note on the publication of the CEFR -- Series Editor's Preface -- Introduction -- The Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment -- 1 The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and its Background: A Case Study of Cultural Politics and Educational Influences -- Part 1: The CEFR in Europe -- France -- 2 Policy Perspectives from France -- 3 Academic Perspectives from France -- Germany -- 4 Policy Perspectives from Germany -- 5 Academic Perspectives from Germany -- Bulgaria -- 6 Policy Perspectives from Bulgaria
18 Policy Perspectives from Taiwan -- 19 Academic Perspectives from Taiwan -- New Zealand -- 20 Policy Perspectives from New Zealand -- 21 Academic Perspectives from New Zealand -- Commentary on Cases beyond Europe -- Conclusion
7 Academic Perspectives from Bulgaria -- Poland -- 8 Policy Perspectives from Poland -- 9 Academic Perspectives from Poland -- Commentary on the European Cases -- Part 2: The CEFR beyond Europe -- America -- Argentina -- 10 Policy Perspectives from Argentina -- 11 Academic Perspectives from Argentina -- Colombia -- 12 Policy Perspectives from Colombia -- 13 Academic Perspectives from Colombia -- USA -- 14 Policy Perspectives from the USA -- 15 Academic Perspectives from the USA -- Asia-Pacific -- China -- 16 Perspectives from China -- Japan -- 17 Perspectives from Japan -- Taiwan
Summary The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages was published a decade ago and has been influential ever since, not only in its European 'home' but throughout the world. This book traces the processes of the influence by inviting authors from universities and ministries in 11 countries to describe and explain what happened in their case. There are everyday factors of curriculum development - which sometimes include coincidence and happenstance - and there are also traditions of resistance or acceptance of external influences in policy-making. Such factors have always existed in bilate
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Author Parmenter, Lynne.
ISBN 1847697313