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Migration, Multilingualism and Schooling in Southern European countries

Mis à jour : 10 Juil 2014

European Commission 06/01/2014

MERIDIUM (Multilingualism in Europe as a Resource for Immigration—Dialogue Initiative among the Universities of the Mediterranean) is a three-year project (2009-2011) co-financed by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), Key Activity 2 Languages. It aimed at documenting multilingual situations present in Southern European countries through data collected from primary school children and their parents.

Particular attention was given to the development of strategies geared to increase awareness of the institutions and society towards linguistic diversity brought about by migration, promoting its value and assessing the efficacy of measures being taken in order to foster linguistic integration. The European policies favouring practices of multiculturalism were also promoted.

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