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Verein für frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kindertageseinrichtungen und Schulen (FMSK e.V.) (Association for early multilingualism in day nurseries and schools, reg. soc.)

Contributor´s name +email (partner/associate´s partner)

TVV e.V. julia.christensen@vhs-th.de

Language/s

German, English

Author(s)

Verein für frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kindertageseinrichtungen und Schulen (FMSK e.V.)
(Association for early multilingualism in day nurseries and schools, reg. soc.)

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Description/Summary

The “Association for early multilingualism in day nurseries and schools”, reg. soc (FMKS), was founded in 2000 in Kiel, Germany, emanating from a parental organization at a local elementary school.
Today the FMKS´ members come from all parts of Germany and some as well from other countries: Hungary, Austria, Turkey, Chile, Brazil...
The FMKS represents a mix of theory and practice: members are parents, teachers, linguists, neuroscientists, nursery nurses and other employees in kindergartens, regional politicians, journalists, kindergartens and private schools.
In 2005 the FMKS was awarded the “Best initiative for promotion of early childhood language capacity and of foreign language learning”.

Association activities:

  • Inform, give advice concerning early multilingualism, support projects, concentrate competence
  • Be network and organ for the creation of contacts between all persons interested in the matter
  • Get persons involved (parents, scientists, teachers, educators, and administrators) round the table

Information retrieved from the website.

Format

website, association

Key words

early multilingualism in day nurseries and schools, network, counseling and guidance on multilingualism

Web link

http://www.fmks-online.de

Other interesting information

The website offers:

  • Very many questions and answers to multilingualism – FAQ’s  (in German)
  • List of addresses to bi- or multilingual kindergartens, schools and other education centers all over Germany.

Links and tips to books (children’s and adult’s books), games, arrangements and conferences concerning multilingualism

contact:
Verein für frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kindertageseinrichtungen und Schulen
FMKS e. V. • Steenbeker Weg 81 • D - 24106 Kiel
Tel. +49 431 389 04 79 • Fax: +49 321 21 24 14 88
Mail: fmks@fmks.eu • Web: www.fmks.eu

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