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Euro clear-presentation

  1. 1. euro-clear<br />Theneweuropeanclearcommunication diploma<br />Thisis a call for allclearcommunicationadvocates to show theirsupport for thisexcitingproject<br />»<br />whatiseuro-clear?<br />
  2. 2. what is euro-clear?<br />Euro-clear is a one-year diploma in clear communication<br />The course will train students in plain language and design. <br />We are developing this course with universities in five european countries and are applying to the European Lifelong Learning Programme for funding.<br />euro-clear<br />euro-klaar<br />Europees diploma klaretaal<br />European diploma in plain communication<br />euro-claro<br />euro-klår<br />Europeisk examen i klarspråk<br />Diploma europeu em comunicação clara<br />»<br />whyeuro-clear?<br />
  3. 3. whyeuro-clear?<br />Needs<br />Opportunities<br />Trends<br /><ul><li>Increasing demand for democracy, participation and citizenship
  4. 4. Growing trend in plain language in the next years
  5. 5. Low literacy levels in EU countries
  6. 6. Legislation requiring plain language
  7. 7. Demand for more plain language in European Union institutions
  8. 8. Need to train plain language practitioners
  9. 9. Only training programme is in Sweden
  10. 10. Future job opportunities proven by the Swedish figures on employment rate of graduated language consultants</li></li></ul><li>whyeuro-clear?<br />It is plain to see why euro-clear will be a success<br />The one-year training programmein clear language and design will:<br />be an appropriate response to the need for clear communication<br />be based on a curriculum designed by international experts <br />be a good balance between theoretical knowledge, practice and internships<br />be taught by highly qualified teachers<br />use blended learning and an online ‘virtual campus’<br />have modules in national languages and English<br />provide optional modules in specialized fields (e.g. plain legal language, writing for government, financial writing, health literacy, special audiences)<br />»<br />partners<br />
  11. 11. partners<br />Participatinghighereducationorganisations and institutes<br />The following higher education organisationsand institues are helping us develop and provide the one-year training programme.<br />Stockholm University <br />Sweden<br />University of Reading<br />UK<br />Katholieke Hogeschool<br />Belgium <br />Institute of Estonian Language <br />Estonia<br />Instituto Superior de Educacao e Ciencias <br />Portugal<br />
  12. 12. partners<br />International consultants<br />We also have experts from around the world in our team <br />who will help us develop a first-rate course<br />Canada: Simon Fraser University<br />Sweden: Association for Swedish certified language consultants <br />International: InternationalPlain Language Working Group<br />»<br />signourpetition<br />
  13. 13. show your support<br />Sign our petition – it only takes a few moments<br />If you want to see more clear communication in Europe, follow this link.<br />http://tiny.cc/5o2uv<br />With plenty of signatures on our petition, it will be easier to show the European Commission that there is a real demand for this course. <br />»<br />contactus<br />
  14. 14. More information?<br />Contact<br />Karine Nicolay<br />K.H.Kempen - Belgium<br />Project Manager<br />Tel: +32 14 56 23 11<br />Email: karine.nicolay@khk.be<br />

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