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Éducation plurilingue et pratiques langagières

Hommage à Christine Hélot

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Edited By Jürgen Erfurt, Anna Weirich and Eloise Caporal-Ebersold

Le volume se compose de quatre parties: approches théoriques et méthodologiques; pluralité linguistique et pratiques langagières; enjeux glottopolitiques de l’éducation bi-/plurilingue; approches didactiques du bi-/plurilinguisme.

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Du bi au pluri en repassant par le mono. Des paradoxales involutions de la politique linguistique éducative au Val d’Aoste (Marisa Cavalli)

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Marisa Cavalli

Du bi au pluri en repassant par le mono. Des paradoxales involutions de la politique linguistique éducative au Val d’Aoste

Abstract: The 2016 adaptations of the Italian school curricula to the local requirements of the Aosta Valley, as provided for in its Special Statute of Autonomy, will serve as a pretext for warning against the possible abuses of a misunderstood plurilingualism. On the basis of these programs will be highlighted the areas of shadow and forgetfulness of an “incomplete” multilingualism, the always possible return of monolingual and normative conceptions that were imagined outdated, the damage of a false modernism reinforcing the “hegemony” of English and impoverishing measures to safeguard the minority language (French), the absence of a global political vision of languages in schools in direct relation with the territory, the speakers and their real demands. As Aosta Valley has asked the Council of Europe − and carried out with its support − a Language Education Policy Profile, we will show how the proposed guidelines for changes in these policies have been partially circumvented. This critical analysis will also highlight the opportunities missed by these programs that would have been directed towards truly democratic and inclusive language education, language and cultural education, and solid knowledge building across subjects through use of two or more languages.

Résumé: Les adaptations de 2016 des programmes scolaires italiens aux exigences locales du Val d’Aoste, comme cela est prévu par son Statut Spécial...

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