Spanish Language Curriculum: Is it possible to implement a common core towards the teaching and learning of Spanish as a second language? Madrid, October 3-5, 2011
The Seminar for Administrators of Programs for International Educational Cooperation is a joint venture aimed at the promotion of the Spanish and foreign languages involving: the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, US State Departments of Education, Canadian Provincial Ministries of Education, School Districts and Universities in the United States and Canada. It was inaugurated in the summer of 1999 in Salamanca, Spain and since then the seminar has been held in San Diego (CA), Santander , Miami (FL), Valencia, San Antonio (TX), Granada, Raleigh (NC), Valencia, Comillas, Seattle (WA) and this year it is taking place in Madrid.
This year’s seminar is based on the theme of The Spanish language curriculum. The seminar is intended to be a forum for debate on the different models of teaching a foreign language curriculum, as well as the innovative projects currently taking place towards the teaching and learning of Spanish as a second language through the implementation of an effective curriculum. The seminar will jointly be organized with Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED).