Law governing the Normalisation of the use of Basque (1982)
“ All citizens of the BAC have the right to know and use both official languages, Basque and Spanish”
Law governing Basque Public Schools (1993)
“ Basque and Spanish must be included in education programmes carried out in Basque public schools, so as to achieve genuine competence in both languages, so that they can be used at the very least as languages for ordinary use and relationships.”
The Three Linguistic Models SPANISH BASQUE ENGLISH BASQUE ENGLISH SPANISH A D B SPANISH BASQUE ENGLISH
The Three Linguistic Models Distribution of students in the different linguistic models. Preschool, primary,secondary and vocational training. Total of 112, 524 students Total of 174,659 students Total of 49,667 students Total of 336,850 students Source:
The IRALE Program Level 2 77% Level 1 8% Level 0 18%
The IRALE Program Level 1 (PL1) This linguistic level guarantees the use of Basque as a tool for communication and interrelation in the school community. Teachers with PL1 don’t teach in Basque. It corresponds roughly to B1/B2 in the European Common Framework for Languages
The IRALE Program Level 2 (PL2) It guarantees the use of Basque as a means of instruction. Teachers have to prove they have this level in order to be able to teach different subjects in Basque . It corresponds to the C1 in the European Common Framework for Languages.
Courses according to linguistic level:PL 1, PL2, update courses.
Courses are held in school working hours, so while teachers are learning Basque, schools are provided with substitute teachers.
Teachers are fully paid while in the IRALE program.
MULTILINGUAL EDUCATION 3 RD LANGUAGE THROUGH CONTENT: CLIL 1999-2009 Early start to English: Dip, Dip, Dip (European Quality Seal 2005) INEBI English Through Content in Primary BHINEBI English Through Content in Secondary MULTILINGUAL EXPERIENCE Subjects in English & French in Secondary Education
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