5 - Both the language of instruction and the multilingual reality

This involves:

  • a strong vision on language acquisition processes;
  • a powerful learning environment;
  • a clear evidence-based vision on multilingualism;
  • a strong assessment policy.

A sound school language policy pays attention to the language of instruction as well as the multilingual reality. Combining these two implies a strong vision on the aspects mentioned above. Alongside these aspects, a strong assessment policy is needed, if only for the fact that we are worried about what happens in the moments of transitions.