Articles Posted in the " Pacific " Category

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

    A brief progress report on activities conducted January – May 2012. The
 Mother 
Tongue‐Based 
Multilingual 
Education 
pilot 
program
 is 
a 
Ministry 
of 
Education 
initiative aimed
 at 
improving 
learning 
outcomes 
at 
the 
pre‐school 
and 
early 
grade 
of 
primary 
schooling 
levels. 
In...


  • Creating and Sustaining Literate Environments

    Worldwide, one in five adults are not literate while millions of children leave school without acquiring the basic literacy and numeracy skills necessary to empower them with the confidence and knowledge to make informed choices. This situation leads millions of...


  • Mother Tongue Matters

    Local Language as a Key to Effective Learning. The research evidence today clearly shows that using the learners’ mother tongue is crucial to effective learning. Indeed, some educationists have argued that the only countries likely to achieve EFA are those where...