Language Education in the Language Institute of the Austrian Federal Army
The target groups included all the staff of the Austrian Federal Army and guests from other Ministries. The main aim was to offer general language courses and language courses for specific purposes, in order to train the military staff for international cooperation.
Within a span of ten years, 70% of the army personnel attended language courses, which helped them attain level B1.2 on the CEFR Common Scale of Reference Levels; The general level of English of army officers was enhanced from B2 to C1, i.e. C1.2 during the last years; in addition, starting with 2007, staff with migration background were enrolled on German courses.
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Consistency with the European policies in the field of language learning
- focus on evaluation of performance of language teaching and learning
- promotion of new approaches to language teaching and learning
- promotion of multilingualism
- promotion of language learning for specific purposes
- focus on the development of tools for monitoring progresses in the field of language learning
- promotion of recognition and validation of language skills acquired through non formal and informal education
- implementation of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
- focus on linking between VET qualifications that include language skills and the CEFR
- promotion of the development of teaching material for the learning of less widely spoken languages
Czech, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Other