At the initiative of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, the European Day of Languages has been celebrated every year since 2001 on 26 September. In the framework of this year European Day of Languages, the French-speaking Belgian national agency AEF-Europe (Agence francophone pour l’éducation et la formation tout au long de la vie), together with the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, the Forem and Bruxelles Formation, is organising a promotional conference about innovative language projects that have been awarded the European Language Label in the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles since 1999.
When? Thursday 11th October 2012
Where? Brussels, Palais des Académies, rue Ducale, 1
The focus will be targeted towards the importance of learning languages, a necessary competence for European citizens’ mobility and employability and various innovative and efficient initiatives in French-speaking Belgium, regarding language training in primary, secondary and higher education, as well as in vocational training will be highlighted.