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Evaluation of Foreign Language Teaching in Central Switzerland

Commissioned by: Bildungsdirektoren-Konferenz Zentralschweiz (BKZ)
Area: 
Multilingualism in individuals
Project management:
Duration: 
10.2014 to 11.2015
Description: 

This project was dedicated to measuring students' compentences in French in the skills listening, reading, speaking and writing by the end of primary school as well as by the end of the 8th class. In order to compare results, the 8th-class students' skills in reading and writing in Englisch were also tested. Analyses focused on whether aspects such as number of teaching hours and different variables related to students and teachers influence the students' competences in foreign languages. Finally, the project looked into whether the students attained curriculum objectives by the end of the 6th and 8th classes, respectively.