LACS Workshop Held in the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz

04-14-2015 at 8:27 AM

May 22 – 23, 2015, LACS Workshop took place at the ECML in Graz in a very friendly and stimulating atmosphere with 17 participants representing the UK, Iceland, Canada, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Chroatia, Ireland, Netherlands and Malta.

Terry Lamb, project coordinator and FIPLV president, reported on LACS project implementation and its results. Project team members Sigurborg Jonsdottir (Iceland), Daniel Xerri ( Malta) and Nadezhda Doychinova ( Bulgaria) moderated the activities of the working groups and introduced their reports. Wendy Carr (Canada) presented rich and stimulating experience of language teaching and learning best practices in Canada. All the participants shared their expertise in the creation of networks through common projects. Lithuania was represented by Egle Sleinotiene, the president of Language Teachers‘ Association of Lithuania. LACS project was analysed in detail. Activities offered to develop the tool (a template) for enabling teachers/associations in different countries to identify how ECML projects are relevant in their contexts and how they may be adapted. Case studies were analysed, research of various project websites done. Participants shared their experience on local/national work with teachers related to ECML projects.

The Call for proposals for the next ECML Programme 2016-2019 „Languages at the Heart of Learning” was introduced by Susanna Slivensky (

The detailed information about the workshop is available on LACS website.