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  • Survey Report

    Survey Report

    Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education Programs in Pakistan. The aim of mother tongue based MLE programs in Pakistan is to teach reading and writing skills to minority-language students in their own languages, and also develop reading, writing, listening and speaking...


  • Community Strategy for Promoting Literacy

    Community Strategy for Promoting Literacy

    In our community-based work, we’d like to strengthen support for children’s reading outside of schools. We know that there are many ways that parents, community members and children themselves can support children in learning how to read. Often, it is...


  • Realizing the Future We Want for All

    Realizing the Future We Want for All

    Report to the Secretary-General. The purpose of a global development agenda is to provide guidance for priority setting at all levels (global, regional, national and sub-national). Such an agenda should help create an enabling environment to meet shared objectives, support...


  • The Kom Experimental Mother Tongue Education Pilot Project Report for 2012

    The Kom Experimental Mother Tongue Education Pilot Project Report for 2012

    For five years, an experimental program in multilingual education has been functioning in Boyo Division in the North West Region of Cameroon. In this program, 12 experimental schools use the local language—Kom—as a medium of instruction in Classes 1-3. After Class...


  • Making Schools Inclusive

    How change can happen – Save the Children’s experience. This book is about how non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can help school systems in developing countries become more inclusive. It shares experience of developing tools and approaches that have improved education for...


  • Moving towards bilingual education in Mali

    Establish a linguistic mapping for the administrative region of Mopti Examine the material available for teaching the bilingual curriculum Determine whether the teachers in that region were trained/prepared to teach the bilingual curriculum Determine whether the teacher training institutes in...


  • Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education Pilot Program for Timor-Leste

    A brief progress report on activities conducted January – May 2012. The
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  • Planner’s Guide For The Introduction of African Languages and Cultures in the Education System

    This publication, intended to help planners in Ministries of Education to successfully plan and implement multilingual education, is based upon field experiences, recalls the main principles of languages planning in education, and gives precise orientations on “how to” and the...


  • Literacy Initiative For Empowerment (LIFE) 2010

    Regional Mid-term Evaluation. According to the EFA Global Monitoring Report 20111, there were an estimated 796 million illiterate adults worldwide in 2008, more than half of them living in South and West Asia. Two thirds are girls and women. Many...


  • Language of instruction, literacy, teacher qualification and supplementary tutoring

    Language of instruction, literacy, teacher qualification and supplementary tutoring

    We begin this issue of the International Review of Education with two articles which look at language of instruction in two very different contexts. Based on her research into staff and students’ participation in information and communication technology (ICT) at...