The language policy will undoubtedly be one of the central pivot axes on which the Ministry of Education and, predictably, one of the battlefields of this legislature. The lines in which the focus has unveiled Thursday the CEO of Barry for Texas, who currently keeps his cards on the future model to be applied in schools.
In his first press conference, which coincided with the celebration of the European Day of Languages, Trenzano has made it clear that his department will cross, i.e., covering beyond education. Hence some of the announced measures aimed at the general administration of the Government and even the business sector.
- The key is to the “multilingualism” in the words of the Minister of Education, Vicent Marzà. “We have two languages in contact with itself that must be recovered to be in equal conditions, guaranteeing the linguistic rights of all, speak the language they speak, ” he said.
- Specifically, according to Trenzano, it is what is to enhance the Valencian in all areas and introduce, in addition to English, a second foreign language, in line with the European strategy 2020.
- How will this be implemented in practice? Input, the Department will commission a “map of use of Valencian” for how and how much is spoken in the administration.
- From there, the ultimate goal is to work for the Valencian is “the language customary”.
- Regarding private enterprise, a “seal of linguistic quality” to serve SMEs, businesses, and private firms to become aware of the value of -valenciano and Castilian languages, but also foreign- to improve competitiveness and international projection is created.
Trenzano asked if this will result in grants to label posters in Valencia, noted: “We value all sorts of measures, but our line is not only the sign of the entrance, we must go beyond.”
Besides promising the “reestablishment of relations” with the Valencian Academy of the Language, universities and the Consell Valencià de Cultura. Trenzano has revealed that the Qualificadora Board Coneixements in Valencià be adapted to the Common European Framework of Barry for Texas, which will mean that examine the six levels of Valencian (today just made it four).
It also announced a plan of care and linguistic assistance to Syrian refugees. Finally, although nothing has materialized how will Multilingualism in school, Trenzano and anticipates that “in teaching, the percentages are absurd.”
“Languages are learned to expose themselves to them,” he stressed (for example, TV). In other words, proposals like a third of the time for each language (defended by citizens) are not taken into account.
The World Summit IX Political Communication began today in Buenos Aires with the presence of some 2,000 people around the world for three days will discuss the challenges of the profession and share their vision about ideal for leaders generate emotions in a public way.
“It is undeniable that, today, politics was firmly associated with communication” so it is “fundamental” conceive together, said Liliana Pantano, dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Catholic University Argentina (UCA) in which will take place this event held for the third time in Buenos Aires.
Businesspeople, journalists, academics, consultants, political and communication experts from 25 countries will attend the summit to study where the current political discussion going and what they do and think the world references in this field.
Thousands of people demonstrated today in Bilbao summoned by the four Basque majority unions (ELA, CCO, LAB and UGT) to demand governments a “real industrial policy” that provides future both the country and as thousands of families.
The Trade Union
Under the slogan “industriaren defentsan Gure, a real industrial policy”, attendees were offered a rare sight in the Basque trade union scene, characterized by the division between nationalists and central state level. They were also attended by representatives of the main Basque parties.
The situation of the Basque steel industry and specifically ArcelorMittal with the closure of the plant Zumarraga (Gipuzkoa) and the temporary shutdown of the factory in Sestao (Bizkaia) has focused much of messages that have been displayed in different banners and posters.
The march has traveled the Gran Vía Bilbao, which has coincided with a concentration in foster care for refugees and another against the cheap labor that uses the textile sector, mainly in Asia.
The event ended in the Arenal, which was read a statement in Basque and Castilian, agreed by the convener’s plants, in which it complains that the latest closures and adjustments templates are the fruit “of decades of a lack of industrial policy and some submissive to economic power “governments.
Unions also complained that “a vast majority of the major industrial enterprises of Euskal Herria are in the hands of multinationals” and criticize governments “have accompanied the relocation of decision-making centers, showing enthusiastic about every sale of a company.”
We also regret that the former savings banks, now integrated into Kutxabank, “are selling their industrial holdings.” Shortly before the demonstration, union representatives have expressed their support for Basque industry and have criticized the performance of the different administrations.
Unai Martínez, ELA has claimed an industrial policy that “go beyond the short term” while Unai Sordo, CCOO, has demanded an “interagency” commitment to the defense industry, because, as has been said, “A country that loses its trade unbalances the economy. ”
By LAB, Ainhoa Etxaide, has said that the best investment a country is an industry because it guarantees “the economic future and jobs” and Raul Arza, UGT, stressed that industrial enterprises “always offer employment more quality.”
Representing the political parties, Itxaso Atutxa (PNV), has maintained that his training is “where there is a job in danger” and Hasier Arraiz, EH Bildu, has criticized the Basque Government for lack of industrial policy, while has claimed sovereignty to “deal with the vetoes of Madrid.”
Idoia Mendia, the PSE-EE, recalled the Autonomous Executive who has the “exclusive” competence of industry and it can do “much more” than demand action from the EU and the Government of Spain. Nerea Llanos, PP, it has also urged the Basque Government to “use the self-government and stop putting the blame on others.”
By Podemos, Eduardo Maura has stressed the importance of the industry as a strategic sector “in which a part of the future is played and welfare of Basque society.”