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Discover Stichting Supportpunt's services in Eindhoven

Interview with Yardena Raatgever and Arjen Buit from Stichting Supportpunt

Many heritage language schools are in the form of stichtingen (or verenigingen) or are planning to take the step to become a stichting or vereniging in the future. Stichting Supportpunt has been providing a range of services exclusively for stichtingen and verenigingen in Eindhoven for more than ten years. We spoke with them to find out more!

The interview is available in English and in Dutch.


Inspiration and advice from an Icelandic coalition


Interview with Maria Sastre and Renata Emilsson Peskova from Iceland's "Móðurmál" coalition of heritage language schools

The NGO "Móðurmál" has 25 years of experience supporting language groups in Iceland. We reached out to them to learn about their many successes, including a new international library in Reykjavík. We also ask what advice they have for new coalitions getting started.

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Tapping into multilingualism as a resource in Dutch primary schools


Interview with Joana Duarte of the 3M project Meer Kansen Met Meertaligheid

Joana Duarte, PhD, is a professor of multilingualism at the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden. We reached out to Joana because she runs the 3M project “Meer Kansen met Meertaligheid." We asked Joana how primary school teachers in Eindhoven can use the 3M toolbox to incorporate multilingualism into their classrooms.

The interview is available in English and in Dutch.

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Taking inspiration from a U.S. coalition


Interview with Joy Peyton of the Coalition of Community-Based Heritage Language Schools

Joy Kreeft Peyton, PhD, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. Joy has over 35 years of experience in linguistics and with the promotion of heritage languages. She agreed to answer a few questions from HLSE about her experience running a coalition of heritage language schools.

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