Govʼt to launch policies to improve foreign language skills

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Hungaryʼs government has tasked ministries to come up with policy measures to support recommendations by the National Competitiveness Council aimed at improving Hungariansʼ foreign language skills, a resolution published in the latest issue of the official gazette Magyar Közlöny shows, as reported by state news agency MTI.

The resolution mandates the ministers of human capacities, finance, and innovation and technology, as well as the prime ministerʼs cabinet chief, to put forward policy recommendations on the adoption and broader use of the latest foreign language teaching methods; on incentives for using foreign language teachers who instruct in their mother tongue; on support for dual-language instruction; on performance-based premiums for foreign language teachers; on promoting subtitles for foreign films; and on establishing a network of foreign language centers.

The ministers have until the end of October to make their proposals.

The National Competitiveness Council, a body of business leaders and experts, was established last year to make recommendations to the government.

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