Expected results
(processes + products)
Indicators of achievement
Evaluation method
Evaluation schedule
1. A better knowledge of the cultures of assessment (practice/representations) of a sample of teachers of French, English, German, Italian, Spanish (as L2 initially, then L1)
Validation of the questionnaires and samples of teachers by two sociologists
Submission to external experts; submission to experienced teachers (more than 10 years of teaching practice)
May 2008

2. A collection of synthesis of the analysed data (which will be a part of the reference handbook): major topics, characteristic practice (expected and unexpected), practice coherent with the CEF and obstacles to the innovation in assessment

Coherence of the results obtained with the institutional, socio-cultural and human contexts concerned (historical and socio-anthropological data) or Coherence of the provided explanation
3. A definition of the structure and the contents of the handbook (reference work) on the CEF (choice and distribution of the key-concepts to be treated and methods of treatment      
2. Reference work (first finalisation for presentation to the participants to the central workshop and reactions/feedback) with presentation of the results of the investigation
First central workshop for the drafting of the guidelines composing the training kit
Legibility by the participants;
Coherence between the principles and backgrounds of the CEF and examples of application
Submission to teacher trainers and to experienced teachers during the workshop
Spring 2009
3. Revision of the reference book by the project team


Feasibility of the proposed examples for guidelines;
Submission of the reference work to teachers in training or beginners in the profession;

Training kit and website (on the basis of the inputs received during the central workshop)


Feasibility in teacher training by the members of the team;
Preliminary experimentation at product editing phase  
Feasibility in teacher training by external trainers
Details of item 3:
3.a. A tool of observation and auto-observation



Feasibility in class observation (Master FLE) with 2 groups: one with the training kit, the other without it
Reflective comparison on the basis of the reports
3.b. A training tool and mutual self-training of a "reflective practitioner"
Feasibility with several groups of teachers in different countries Report on the evolution of the experimentations including remarks and feedback  
3.c. A tool of analysis of a cultural context coherent with the "philosophy" of the Common European Framework
Feasibility in teacher training (FLE and other languages) both by trainers who took part in the workshops and those who didn’t Report on the evolution of the final experimentations
By the end of 2010
4.  Final evaluation + harmonization of the contents following the evaluation, in order to edit the PRODUCTS at the time of the second central workshop
Legibility, coherence, clearness of documents, facility of setting into practice Second reading by the team members; second reading by other experts in language didactics
February-March 2011


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