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Jean-Marie Arrighi – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2024
Corsican is a Romance language that belongs to the Italo-Romance group. Corsican has been recognised since 1974 as a regional language in France by the Ministry of National Education. The language is officially recognised by the French Constitution as belonging to the heritage of France. Over the past 25 years, several laws, decrees, regulations,…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Planning, Educational Policy
Ada Bier; Gabriele Zanello; Antonella Ottogalli – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2024
The aim of the Regional Dossier series is to provide concise descriptions of regional or minority languages in education, mainly in Europe but also in other parts of the world. Friulian is a Romance language, traditionally recognised as part of the Rhaeto-Romance sub-family. It is spoken in Friûl (in Friulian)/Friuli (in Italian), a territory…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Foreign Countries, Native Language Instruction, Italian
Albina Necak Lük; Attila Kovács – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2024
The aim of the Regional Dossier series is to provide concise descriptions of regional or minority languages in education, mainly in Europe but also in other parts of the world. The majority of the Hungarian-speaking population in Slovenia lives in the bilingual ethnically mixed area of the Prekmurje region, where both Slovene and Hungarian are…
Descriptors: Hungarian, Language Minorities, Slavic Languages, Native Language
Lascano, Beñat – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2023
In this dossier, the situation of Iparralde is discussed, which occupies approximately two fifths of the French "département" (county) Pyrénées-Atlantiques. According to quantitative and socio-political criteria, the Basque language in France is a minority language. The aim of the Regional Dossier series is to provide concise…
Descriptors: Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Doleschal, Ursula – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2023
This Regional Dossier focuses on the Austrian federal province of Carinthia, where the vast majority of the Slovene-speaking minority in Austria lives. The Slovene language belongs to the South Slavic language group. It was the official language of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia in former Yugoslavia and has been the state language of…
Descriptors: Slavic Languages, Native Language, Native Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Niewulis-Grablunas, Jowita; Grablunas, Piotr – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2023
This regional dossier aims to provide concise descriptions and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Lithuanian is a Baltic language that belongs to the Indo-European family. Most of the Lithuanian-speaking minority in Poland is confined to three municipalities near the Polish-Lithuanian border.…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Polish, Language of Instruction, Language Minorities
Zudic Antonic, Nives; Zorman, Anja – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2023
The aim of the Regional Dossier series is to provide concise descriptions of minority languages in education, mainly in Europe but also in other parts of the world. In the Slovene Littoral, Slovene and Italian are official languages and thus they share equal status in public and private life. Learners in this region attend schools either with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Italian, Second Language Instruction, Slavic Languages
Riemersma, Alex – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2023
The aim of the Regional Dossier series is to provide concise descriptions of minority languages in education, mainly in Europe but also in other parts of the world. West Frisian, commonly referred to as Frisian (Frisian: Frysk), is a western Germanic, autochthonous minority and official language spoken in Friesland (Frisian: Fryslân), one of the…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Martena, Sanita; Marten, Heiko F.; Šuplinska, Ilga – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2022
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Latgalian is a Baltic regional language originating in the region of Latgale (Latgalian: Latgola) in Eastern Latvia. It is mostly spoken in Latgale, but also in families and small communities of people…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Language Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Tyran, Katharina, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2022
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. The glottonym Croatian in Austria covers two linguistic realities, namely the recognised minority language of Burgenland Croats and the Croatian standard language as a migrant language of the recent…
Descriptors: Serbocroatian, Language Minorities, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Students
Gardner, Nick, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2020
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Basque or "Euskara" in Spain, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Hettema, Lieuwe Jan, Comp.; Outakoski, Hanna, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2020
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Sámi in Sweden, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
Vanco, Ildikó, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2020
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Hungarian in Slovakia, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction, Second Language Instruction
Mandel, Kinga Magdolna, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2020
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority languages, Romani and Beash, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Dialects, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
Todisco, Vincenzo – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2020
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Italian in Switzerland, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: Italian, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
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