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PLTCE 19 Sep 14

REICHENAU, Austria (Sept. 19, 2014) – Austrian armed forces Gen. Csitkovitis (second from left), commandant of the Austrian National Defence Academy, hosted the 2014 Bureau for International Language Coordination Testing Workshop Sep 8 - 12 here.  Lead by The Partner Language Training Center Europe’s Peggy Garza, Austrian armed forces Col. (Dr) Josef Ernst, acting head of the Austrian Language Institute (far right) and Austrian armed forces Col. (Dr.) Wolfgang Zecha (far left) of the Language Institute, this fourth annual Bureau for International Language Coordination NATO Standardized Agreement (STANAG 6001) testing workshop is critical to maintaining standardization of defense sponsored language testing throughout NATO/Partnership for Peace countries. 

All language testing professionals, 35 participants came from 25 nations: Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Macedonia, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Ukraine and the U.S.  Facilitators for the hands-on workshop came from the Netherlands’ Defence Intelligence School, the Canadian Defence College, Yale University and the Partner Language Training Center Europe. (Photo courtesy of the Austrian National Defence Academy)