EDILIC Association Goals and Philosophy

The EDiLiC Association aims to promote and facilitate the dissemination of the pedagogical approach called Awakening to Languages, including the dissemination of other so-called pedagogical approaches such as integrated didactics approaches to different languages, the intercomprehension of related languages and the intercultural approach. 

To reach this goal: 

  • EDILIC support the implementation of plurilingual projects at varyious levels, including; research, teacher training, curriculum development, creation of didactic resources, information provided to parents and the general public, interventions with local educational authorities, as well as national and international educational authorities. 

  • EDILIC encourages interactions between various stakeholders involved in education such as teachers, teacher trainers, researchers…

  • EDILIC contributes to the dissemination of research and the reflection on common issues related to plurilingual education.

  • Within its capacity, EDILIC develops procedures and materials to be used in the classroom and for teacher training, as well as the dissemination of these resources

  • EDILIC promotes and organizes actions that help to train educators or support their initiatives.

  • EDILIC supports the development of persuasive arguments intended for decision makers that are responsive to various educational contexts 

  • At a national level, EDILIC establishes bridges between various initiatives undertaken in a number of countries

  • EDILIC promotes the development of national and regional organizations that are committed to pursuing its goals

  • EDILIC maintains positive and cooperative relationships with organizations that have similar objectives