Pathways through assessing, learning and teaching in the CEFR

“Pathways” presents an innovative way of reflecting on the multidimensionality of assessment, learning and teaching in line with the CEFR. It has been designed to support professionals at all levels. The two main components of “Pathways” - guide and kit - integrated by various indexes, mind maps and examples of scenarios, encourage users to work in a non linear way and to select and customize.

The guide addresses those fundamental concepts in the CEFR that may not be readily transparent and that especially warrant “unpacking” for educational practices in a way that is clear and accessible for professionals, both in their pre- and in-service teacher education. The kit offers 107 worksheets, which serve as a bridge for teacher educators, and teachers, to reflect on these concepts and to relate them appropriately to pedagogical practices.

about the training kit
Teacher educators looking for user-friendly and flexible resources to help them design training modules on the fundamental concepts of the CEFR in general and on assessment in particular
Language teachers wishing to increase and deepen their knowledge of the CEFR and to acquire more confidence in their assessment practice
Stakeholders faced with integrating assessment practices in line with the CEFR into the school curriculum

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) is a Council of Europe institution promoting excellence in language education in its 34 member states.
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“Pathways” - guide and kit - aims at supporting ownership and contextualization of the Common European Framework of the Reference for Languages (CEFR). The guide provides a user-friendly tool for accessing the ‘nitty gritty’ of the CEFR. The kit assists teacher educators in devising training paths for understanding the principles of the CEFR and for envisaging links with classroom practice.
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