Ownership and Leadership: Pathway for (Endangered) Languages’ Use in School

Advisory board

Meet our advisory board!


OWL+ advisory board members are experts in the field of education and under-resourced languages. The board advises us on the content during the creation of our module, handbook, and online platform. Their expertise and recommendations support us in building a tools that meet the current needs of educators of under-resourced languages and are of highest quality.



Jeroen Darquennes

University of Namur

Field of expertise

language contact and language conflict in European language minority settings • language policy and planning (with a focus language-in-education policy) • the standardization of minority languages • German in Belgium




Nicole Nau

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Field of expertise

descriptive linguistics with a comparative perspective • language contact and grammatical changeŸ • corpus linguistics of Latvian • language learning and teaching • Latgalian language: development and present situation



Hans Lindberg

The School of the South-Sámi

Principal at Åarjel-saemiej skuvle (The School of the South-Sámi) & Head of the Unit of Sami education, Snåsa municipality.

Background in sociology, cultural studies, among other fields.