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Slovenia: resources

Information about the ECML

ECML information brochure: English - French


Compendium on cultural policies and trends in Europe

Initiated by the Council of Europe and the European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) the Compendium is a web-based and permanently updated information and monitoring system of national cultural policies in Europe. Information is provided for 42 countries – Quick Facts, Cultural Policy Profiles, Compendium Grid in 26 national languages, Profiles of National Experts.
Transversal themes focus on Cultural access & participation, Cultural rights and ethics, Cultural diversity, Intercultural dialogue (including the Intercultural Cities Index), Status of artists, International cultural co-operation and mobility.
Two sections provide reports on national language issues and policies (section 4.2.5) and national language laws (section 5.1.9).


Other resources

  • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • European Language Portfolios from all countries we have been provided for by the Council of Europe, national portfolios (validated and prototypes)
  • Education Policy Profile drawn up with the experts of the Council of Europe
  • Eurydice publications
  • Other publications issued by the Council of Europe and the ECML
  • A number of research books on languages and other materials used for promoting ECML

Language education policy profile

  • Language education policy profile: Country profile – Slovenia, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, 2003, published, distributed, promoted and used as a resource for planning language education policy according to the recommendations.
    English - French
  • Language education policy profile: Slovenia, Language Policy Division / Council of Europe (Strasbourg) and Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (Slovenia), 2003-2005.
    English - French

European Language Portfolios

Institutions / Associations

  • DTJK
    Slovene Association of Foreign Language Teachers
    Publication: VESTNIK (annual publication)
  • IATEFL Slovenija
    Slovene Association of English teachers
    Publication: IN (bi-annual publication)
  • SDUF
    Association slovène des professeurs de francais
    Slovene association of French teachers
    Slovensko društvo učiteljev nemškega jezika
    Slowenischer Deutschlehrerverband
    Slovene association of German teachers
  • Zavod RS za šolstvo (National Education Institute)
    Website (there are options to choose English, Italian or Hungarian)

Eurypedia – the  European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems

Eurydice has launched Eurypedia – the  European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems. This online resource presents the education system organisation and recent reforms in Europe. Eurypedia contains more than 5000 articles and covers 38 school and university systems within the 33 countries participating in the EU's Lifelong Learning Programme (all 27 EU Member States as well as Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey). All Eurypedia content is available in English and, where applicable, in the language of the country, and is organised by topic and country.

•    Information relating to Slovenia: English - Slovenian


Euromosaic study: Support from the European Commission for measures to promote and safeguard regional or minority languages and cultures.

National relay for the European Day of Languages (EDL)

The function of a national EDL Relay is to act as a multiplier for organisations, schools and associations, circulating:

  • information communicated by the Council of Europe (for example the press release of the Council on the Day, which the Relays are invited to translate into national/local languages, updates on the website);

  • promotional materials - posters, stickers etc. provided by the Council of Europe every year in significant quantities for event organisers.

Contact details
EDL website

Slovenia and the Council of Europe

Available in English - French - GermanItalian - Russian