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Organisation

Centre for Language and Education, Leuven

Research Institute

Lifecycle:1 Oct 1997  →  Today
Organisation profile:

The research programme of the CTO includes fundamental and applied research into the relation between language, education and migration.

Research mainly focuses on language acquisition, language behaviour in multilingual settings, interaction in the language classroom, language policy, (second) language education and language testing. Special attention goes to the linguistic mechanisms that influence equity in education. This has led to a body of research in three major fields: psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, language testing

Keywords:Language and Education, Linguistics
Disciplines:Language studies, Literary studies