Belgium

French-Speaking UNESCO Chair in Linguistics and Didactics of languages in educational systems (24), established in 1995 at the University of Mons-Hainaut (Belgium).

Fields/Disciplines

National languages Teaching;  Linguistic policies in Education;
Foreign language teaching.

Objectifs

  • To promote training of decision makers as regards linguistic policies and education
  • To help the governments which wish it to solve the problems of bilingual or multilingual education
  • To work out and apply programs of mother tongues, second and foreign languages didactics in a functional way
  • To teach the methodology of languages and linguistic schemas d'aménagement.

Host Institution

Partnership

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education.

Contact

Prof. Raymond Renard, Coordinateur de la Chaire UNESCO

Université de Mons-Hainaut
E-Mail address - raymond.renard(at)umons.ac.be

Work Phone - 32-65.37.31.36.

Fax -32-65.37.30.54.

20, Place du Parc
Mons
B 7000
Belgique