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Ladin in Italy

Language designations:

  • In the language itself: Ladin
  • ISO 639-3 standard: lld

Language vitality:

Linguistic aspects:

  • Classification: Indo-European → Italic → Romance → Western Romance. See ladi1250 at Glottolog for more information.
  • Script: Latin

Listen to Ladin here

Language standardization:

Demographics

Language Area

Ladin is mainly spoken in the provinces Alto Adige (South Tyrol), Trentino and Belluno in the valleys Val Badia, Gherdëina, Fascia, Fodom and Cortina d'Ampezzo of the Dolomite mountains. After World War II Southern Tyrol was granted autonomy, which was established in the Legge Costituzionale 1948, n.5. (Statuto speciale per per il Trentino-Alto Adige).

operating instructions

Various functions are available as part of the map.

mouse/touch operation
  • moving by grabbing the map with a mouse-click you can move the map around
  • overview map using the + button in the bottom right of the map you can expand an overview map
  • zooming in and out using the + and - buttons in the top left of the map you can obtain more or less detail in the map
  • switching themes or maps clicking on the ≡ icon on the right-hand side of the map you can view and select available maps and themes
  • retrieving information the map may contain elements that contain more information, by clicking these a popup will show this information
  • fullscreen display using the ✈ button the map can be maximized to fullscreen display, use the ✕ button to return to page display.
keyboard operation

Keyboard operation becomes available after activating the map using the tab key (the map will show a focus indicator ring).

  • moving using the arrow keys you can move the map
  • overview map using the + button in the bottom right of the map you can expand an overview map
  • zooming in and out using the + and - buttons in the top left of the map or by using the + and - keys you can obtain more or less detail in the map
  • switching themes or maps clicking on the ≡ icon on the right-hand side of the map you can view and select available maps and themes
  • retrieving information the map may contain elements that contain more information, using the i key you can activate a cursor that may be moved using the arrow keys, pressing the enter will execute an information retrieval. press the i or the escape key to return to navigation mode
  • fullscreen display using the ✈ button the map can be maximized to fullscreen display, use the ✕ button to return to page display.

It's possible that some of the functions or buttons describe above have been disabled by the page author or the administrator

Europe

 

Points of Interest
id symbol latitude longitude description
Europe
1 marker-gold 46.61º 11.89º

Ket language

Valleys where Ladin is spoken

Valley Province Region
Ladin German Italian Ladin German Italian
Val Badia Gadertal Badia Bulsan Süd Tirol Bolzano Süd-Tirol- Trentino (autonomous)
Gherdëina Gröden Gardena
Fascia Fassa Fassa Trent Trentino
Fodom Buchenstein Livinallongo Belum Belluno Venento (not autonomous)
Cortina de Anpezo Hayden Cortina d'Ampezzo

Retrieved from: Verra, R. Ladin (2016). The Ladin language in education in Italy. Mercator's Regional Dossier.

Speaker numbers

Total population in the valleys Speakers of Ladin
38,000 79% (30,000)

Language and education legislation:

History of language education:

Please describe the history of the language's presence in:

  • the country's school system;
  • published, broadcasted, or online learning resources.

European legislation:

Italy has signed, but not ratified Charter for Regional and Minority Languages, so Ladin is not covered by it.

National legislation:

The law of 15 December 1999, n. 482. (Norme in materia di tutela delle minoranze linguistiche storiche: Rules on protection of historical linguistic minorities) states that:

  • La lingua ufficiale della Repubblica è l'italiano.
  • all traditional historic minorities have the right to language education and to use their language in the local administration.

Educational legislation:

  • The special statute of 1972 is a secure basis for the teaching of Ladin and gave the Ladin language recognition as a subject and also as language of instruction.
  • The Educational Guidelines for Ladin Schools (Orientamente educativi per la scuola delle località Ladine) prescribe that there must be two weekly lessons in Ladin.

Inspection of compliance with educational legislation:


Education in practice


Educational institutions and learning resources:

(teaching) material

  • The office Inovazion y consulenza (Innovation and counseling) in Bolzano has the task of collecting, developing, elaborating and distributing pedagogical materials.
  • Union Maestri Ladins ( Union of Ladin teachers, Val Badia) and the Lia di Maestri (Teachers' Union, Val Gherdëina) develop also materials.
  • The Union di Ladins de Gherdëina (Ladin Union of Gherdëina), Union di Ladins dla Val Badia (Ladin Union of Val Badia), Union di Ladins de Fascia (Ladin Union of Fascia) and the Union di Ladins de Fodom e Anpezo (Ladin Union of Fodom and Anpezo) publish monographs and poems.
  • The cultural institute Micurà de Rü in Val Badia is the main delveloper of books and children's literature.

teacher training

  • In Bolzano the Inovazion y consulenza (Innovation and counseling) provides in-service teacher training, carries out assessments and activities concerning Ladin teaching and helps the teachers' committees in the schools.
  • In Trente the Ofize Ladin Fascia Pedagogich (Pedagogical Office of the Fascia Valley) provides in-service training for teachers in the Fascia Valley and helps with curricular matters.

online resources


Mercator's Regional Dossier:

Read more about the Ladin language education in Mercator's Regional Dossier (2016).


languages/ladin_in_italy.txt · Last modified: 2020/09/08 10:54 by ydwine

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