Who is who
in TANDEM ?
International (E-Mail) TANDEM
Name for a university E-Mail project, which was financially
promoted by the European Union. First used in 1994 by Helmut
Brammerts at the seminar for language training research at Ruhr
University in Bochum. This name was then expanded to all kinds of
Self-financed employment agency for E-Mail partnerships with its
legal headquarter in the USA. Licensee of ' TANDEM Fundazioa ' and
cooperation partner of 'TANDEM International '.
A part of the mediator team used to work at the Tandem Agency. At
the beginning of 2004 this agency stopped their activities.
Agency for free-of-charge intermediation of E-Mail
partnerships, which was founded at the Seminar
for language training research at Ruhr University in Bochum. It
was established with funds from the European Union for the '
International (E-Mail) TANDEM Network '.
Meeting place on the Internet for everyone who is interested
in finding a tandem partner, created by the web master of '
TANDEM International ', Juan Ancosmez (www.tandemcity.com).
Generic term for the tandem projects in the Basque
Donostia/San Sebastián. For a long time the coordination of the
TANDEM Net, carried out by Juergen Wolff, used to be located at the
association ' Centro interCultural TANDEM Kulturarteko Elkartea '
Based on this, the TANDEM Fundazioa was founded in 1994, whereas the
cultural association was converted into the private language school,
called 'Centro de Idiomas Donostia / TANDEM San Sebastián '.
Public recognized foundation for teacher training and
material development, founded by Juergen Wolff in 1994. To establish
this non-profit foundation, Juergen Wolff donated the trade mark
rights, which he held at that time. Until 2003 it was administered
by the TANDEM schools and responsible for the expansion of the
TANDEM Net. Now the foundation grants licenses for the use of the
tandem method and trade mark as well as specializes in the
improvement of the quality of the TANDEM intermediation (www.tandemcity.infoand
Association of language schools which holds a license granted
by TANDEM Fundazioa, created in 2002. This association finances a
web page (www.tandem-
schools.com), a web master and a coordinator, in order to
promote TANDEM schools courses.
Tandem International coordinator
an employee of TANDEM International who is in charge of developing
advertising media to promote and sell TANDEM courses. He is also the
first contact person for all schools which are interested in
becoming a member of TANDEM International.
Term used since 1983, describing the cooperation between the
associations and language schools. Within this net language exchange
partners and participants for language courses are mutually
mediated. There were ' members ' (= language schools) and ' associated/members
of the scientific advisory board ' (= public institutions).
Tandem Server Bochum
Carried out by Helmut Brammerts and Karin Kleppin. This
server rose by renaming the ' International (E-Mail) Tandem Network
' server (www.slf.ruhr
A non-profit or private school, which is entitled to use the
trade mark 'TANDEM' and that (to a very different extent) realizes
activities with tandem language exchange.
English translation of the Basque name 'TANDEM Fundazioa'.
Updated: February 12th, 2009