A BIT OF HISTORY... 1970 Law of Education: 1 foreign language only, beginning age 11. French (losing students) English (gaining students) 1990 Law of Education: First foreign language compulsory, beginingage 6. Second foreign language, optional, age 12. French recovery.
WHY PLURILINGUALISM?Key concept in AppliedLinguisticsSocial value in democraciesHistorical realityEuropean language policy
PLAN DE FOMENTO DEPLURILINGÜISMOPLURILINGUALISM PROMOTIONPLAN Bilingual schools (CLIL programs) State schools of languages (EOI) Plurilingualism and teachers Plurilingualism and society Plurilingualism and interculturality
STATE SCHOOLS OF LANGUAGES (EOI) Important growth in the numberof schools across the region Important growth in the numberof languages taught. Importance of CAL courses.
STATE SCHOOLS OF LANGUAGES (EOI)EOI Córdoba German Arabic French English ItalianEOI Málaga German Arabic Chinese Spanish L2 French Greek English Italian Japanese Portugese RussianEOI in province (6)CórdobaLucenaMontoroPalma del RíoPozoblancoPriego de Córdoba
ORGANIZATION•Province coordinatorSchooldistrict•School coordinator•Language and contentteachers•Language assistantsSchools•Teacher training centres•InspectorsOthers
4416 involved inbilingual programs(2011-2012) B2 (CEFR)requirement fornew teachers English (1099) French (152) German (41) Italian (8) Arabic (7) Portugese (1) Russian (1) Chinese (1)Teaching Staff 1311 Languageassistants(2011-2012)
STUDENTS 3000 students (language courses)  6000 students (school exchanges)  1800 students (summer camps) 
CURRICULUM AND MATERIALS Integrated curriculum Early years (just for bilingualschools) Later years (for every school) All schools are expected to have alanguage project to develop theirstudents’ communicative competencefrom a plurilingual perspective.
CURRICULUM AND MATERIALS Teaching materials Early years (tailor-made) Later years (tailor-made) (printed and on-linematerials) (by the Regional EducationAuthority)
CURRICULUM AND MATERIALSTeaching materials: by the Regional Ministry ofEducation. For CLIL teachershttp://www.juntadeandalucia.es/educacion/webportal/web/aicle For language teachershttp://www.juntadeandalucia.es/educacion/webportal/web/pel
CURRICULUM AND MATERIALSTeaching materials by theRegional Ministry of Education. For the school language projecthttp://www.juntadeandalucia.es/educacion/webportal/web/proyecto-linguistico-centro/
METHODOLOGYCLIL A dual-focused educational approach in which anadditional language is used for the learning and teaching ofboth content and language (Coyle, Hood & Marsh, 2010: 1).CLIL integrates:CONTENT (subject matter)COMMUNICATION (language learning and using)COGNITION (learning and thinking processes)CULTURE (developing intercultural understandingand global citizenship)
TRAINING SCHEME1•Initial training (multipliers ordirect teaching to language andCLIL teachers).2•In-school follow up.3•A wide range of courses,conferences, meetings, etc.
INITIAL TRAINING CONTENTPlurilingualismEducation policiesLanguage learning theoriesBilingual educationCLILCurriculum design