EYLBID - Empowering Young Language Brokers for Inclusion in Diversity

EYLBID is a strategic partnership of 5 higher education institutions (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, which is also the project leader; The Open University and the University of Northampton, UK; Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Italy; and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany), as well as a software developer company (Kaneda Games), with the participation of associate partners from the educational field (secondary schools and educational policy makers). It focuses on one of the European horizontal priorities: social inclusion. As to field specific, EYLBID fits to the priority of promoting a comprehensive approach to language teaching and learning, specifically, building on the increasing linguistic diversity in schools. Particularly, it focuses on linguistic and intercultural mediation and interpreting performed by teenagers.