Volume 7, Issue 2
  • ISSN 2211-7245
  • E-ISSN: 2211-7253
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The contribution at hand provides a discussion of the six articles in this special issue on bilingual education and CLIL. It does so against the background of recent conceptual and empirical insights and the author’s perspective as an “outsider from the inside”, i.e. as a visitor to Dutch CLIL schools, a CLIL researcher and part-time teacher at a German CLIL school. The studies and resulting suggestions presented in this volume mark the way forward to a more efficient and effective CLIL practice in the Netherlands and beyond. At the same time, it becomes clear that there are still many open questions and issues to be looked into as CLIL is an intricate and challenging and endeavour for teachers, students, researchers and educational policy alike.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): bilingual; CLIL; education; empirical research; language education
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