Ready to take off! – The Listiac Research Team

The Listiac research team is composed by five energetic and hard-working people belonging to quite distinct contexts and realities: Mari Bergroth (Finland), Sven Sierens (Belgium), Uxue Díez-Guiral (Basque Country), Julia Llompart (Catalonia) and Nathalie Pepiot (France). Every Thursday, the researchers (and the occasional cat) meet via Zoom (a skype-like platform) for at least an hour …

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The DREAM team

Apart from the Listiac partnership being one big dream team, did you know that the true DREAM team is part of the project? The Donostia Research Group on Education and Multilingualism (DREAM) is based at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in Donostia San-Sebastián, Basque Country, and is internationally renowned for its publications and …

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Dober dan – Hello From Ljubljana!

Slovenia is represented by two partners in the Listiac Project – the University of Ljubljana with the Faculty of Education and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport. Each member of the team is bringing something unique to the common vision – that all students in EU need linguistically sensitive and responsive teachers.

The Listiac Project from a Ministry Perspective

It all started in January 2018. The Policy Experimentation Call for Proposals joined several countries interested in the alignment of inclusion, education and multilingualism. On that cold day at the EU headquarters in Brussels, one fruitful coffee-break gave birth to the partnership that would later be the Listiac Project. The Directorate-General for Education (DGE) in …

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The Listiac Story: How It All Began

At the beginning of 2018, the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science, appreciating the long-term involvement of the Vytautas Magnus University in fostering multilingualism, proposed to them to consider applying for the Erasmus+ Key Action 3 Project. The new priority Mainstreaming and further developing multilingual pedagogies in school education and supporting teachers and their training …

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Kick-off event in Helsinki

March 18-19, 2019. The LISTIAC team gathered in Helsinki for a two day kick-off event, during which the partner representatives visited a school, listened to Professor Emeritus Jim Cummins (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto) and participated in different workshops.

Erasmus+ kick -off event

The LISTiac coordination team got to spend a rainy Thursday in Brussels, attending the official Erasmus+ kick-off event at the Agency. The day was packed with networking, information about coordinating an Erasmus+ project, shared experiences and interesting workshops. During the project time, the coordination team will be visiting the Agency regularly.