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

Associated partners

Meet our associated partners!

Our associated partners are organisations from different countries that are committed to the maintenance and promotion of under-resourced languages. Their experience and expertise provide us with valuable input that helps us to develop tools and resources that truly target educators’ needs.

More information coming soon.



Partners from Estonia


MTÜ Rannakeele Keskus

MTÜ Rannakeele Keskus is a non-profit organisation contributing to the preservation and development of the coastal language and culture of Northern Estonia. Rannakeele Keskus contributes actively to different study programs (schools, learning resources & dictionaries) as well as promoting local customs and traditions through different activities (seminars, conferences).



Riina Laanetu

Member of the Board of the MTÜ Rannakeele Keskus






Partners from Fryslân


Afûk is the organisation in Fryslân that promotes the Frisian language and culture and their widespread activities include developing Frisian teaching materials for primary and secondary schools.


Mirjam Vellinga

Language promotion and international projects






Cedin is an educational consultancy and focuses on improving the quality of education. Their work includes for example guiding schools, offering courses, and in-service training on multilingual education.




The research group Multilingualism and Literacy of NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences collects and  researches knowledge and experiences of professionals and students in the field of multilingualism and written language. The main goal of the research group is to optimise the language development of pupils and students.


Joana Duarte
professor for multilingualism and literacy  at the NHL Stenden University

diversity and equity • multilingualism didactics • teacher professionalization for multilingualism in education



Partners from Norway

South Saami Knowledge Park

Lars Gunnar Marken (CEO)

Åarjelsaemien Vierhtiesåafoe provides language classes in Saami languages for pupils from all Norway. Pupils who get their lessons as distance learning also participate on language and culture camps 6 weeks a year at our boarding school in Hattfjelldal municipality in Nordland county.

Åarjelsaemien Vierhtiesåafoe is a governmental organization owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Education.

Distance learning and language camps are the main services, but we also customize services for public and private organizations who want to learn more about Saami languages and cultures. We are proud of being proactive users of both new technology as well as traditional handicrafts in our services.


Partners from Latvia

Association of Latgalian Language, Literature and Cultural History Teachers is a non-governmental organisation which unites education and culture workers concerned with the Latgalian language and the study and preservation of the cultural heritage of their municipality.

The aim of the association is to preserve the Latgalian written language by promoting the teaching of the cultural historical heritage in Latgalian schools, self-education of teachers, and exchange of experience.