German classes for all seventh formers

22.11.2021 - 16:54
German classes for all seventh formers
Pupils in Year 7 should have two weekly German language lessons, says working group

German should be a compulsory language in fólkaskúlin's Year 7, and upper secondary school pupils studying science and economics should learn a foreign language other than Danish and English.

These are two of the key conclusions in a report by a working group tasked with devising a set of recommendations aimed at strengthening foreign language proficiency in Faroese schools.

The report covers the following areas: distribution of subjects and teaching hours, curricula, teaching materials, teacher competences and general teaching & research.

It also recommends that foreign-language research positions are introduced at the University of the Faroe Islands.


Read the Faroese version of this article here.

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