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Assessing profession-related language skills of language teachers

Area: 
Teaching and learning languages, assessing and evaluating language skills
Project management:

Supported by the Federal Office of Culture
In cooperation with PH FHNW, PH Luzern and PH St Gallen
Direction (ad int.): Center for Teachers’ Language Competences (PHSG, SUPSI, HEP VD, UNIL)

Duration: 
01.2018 to 12.2020
Status: 
In progress
Description: 

The aim of this project is the empirically-based development of assessments to test the profession-specific language skills in teachers of French, English and Italian as a foreign language in primary and secondary schools. The main starting points for the project are the “Profession-specific language proficiency profiles” (https://www.phsg.ch) as well as an inventory of the requirements and assessment practices at universities of teacher education regarding profession-specific language skills.