The Department of Curriculum Development in the Ministry of Education and Science is the department responsible for pre university education (pre school and compulsory education, secondary and vocational education). The Ministry’s website ( www.mash.gov.al
- in Albanian and English) provides full details about the Department of Curriculum Development and the educational system in Albania.
The language specialist in the Department for Curriculum Development is responsible for implementation of the educational policies in the field of languages ( curriculum design, teacher training, bilingual education), as well as for co-operation in the field of languages with foreign institutions within the country and abroad.
The Albanian National Contact Point is responsible for communicating and disseminating information on ECML events and on ECML's resources, aiming at the professional development of the teachers but at the same time introducing them to the Centre's work and activities.
The National Contact Point is responsible for creating a stable network of Albanian participants trained at the ECML and for applying their expertise in teacher training.
Nominees are selected in co-operation with the National Nominating Authority according to their fields of interest and requests to participate in ECML workshops. Care is taken to ensure that nominees are actively involved in the particular workshop topic and disseminate information on the expertise acquired afterwards. Participants are obliged to submit a report after attending a workshop.
The ministry regularly selects information about the ECML and puts it on its website in order to inform the public about the ECML's activities and programmes.
ECML fact sheets
ECML fact sheets: they present the mission and the structure of the ECML, the Centre's programme of activities 2008-2011, its publication series, the services provided and how to benefit from its activities.
Language versions: Albanian and other languages of the ECML member states
Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, teaching, assessment
European Language Portfolio
European Language Portfolio no. 96.2008 - Albania -Ministry of Education and Science - Model for upper-secondary learners aged 15+
European Language Portfolio no. 103.2009 - Albania -Ministry of Education and Science, Model for students aged 18+
European Language Portfolio n o. 106.2010 - Albania - Ministry of Education and Science, Model for learners aged 11 to 14
European Language Portfolio - Guide for teachers and teacher trainers
Albanian version, translated and published by Ministry of Education and Science of Albania
National Strategy of Albanian Education (Albanian and English)