Articles Posted in the " Publications " Category

  • Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Insights from the Frontier of Cognitive Neuroscience. Cognitive psychology and neuroscience offer a framework for policy advice on improving poor students’ learning. The research is evolving and has limitations. In some areas it has concrete and counter intuitive implications, whereas in others it...


  • Minority Rights

    Minority Rights

    International Standards and Guidance for Implementation. Since country engagement and a human rights-based approach constitute key elements in identifying durable solutions to address the plight of minorities, this publication was prepared by OHCHR to raise additional awareness, among its staff and colleagues in...


  • Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Undertaken November 2010 to March 2011 for MoEYS with UNICEF support. In five provinces of northeastern Cambodia—Mondulkiri, Kratie, Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear—mother tongue-based bilingual education is seen as a key strategy for reaching ethnolinguistic minority groups with much-needed...


  • Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    The MLE programme in Andra Pradesh is impacting 68,000 children in over 2,000 schools in 8 tribal languages. This impact study was done by Prof Dr Shashidhar Rao of the Education Department of Institute of Advanced Study in Education for SSA. It...


  • Andhra Pradesh – MLE Status Report

    Andhra Pradesh – MLE Status Report

    The objective of National Multilingual Resource Centre (NMRC) is to function as a national resource centre for dissemination and sharing of value added information on MLE and providing consultative help and guidance for planning, implementation and trouble shooting of MLE...


  • Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    The Language Factor. A Review and Analysis of Theory and Practice in Mother-Tongue and Bilingual Education in sub-Saharan Africa. This publication presents the results of comprehensive research that assesses the experiences of mother-tongue and bilingual education programmes in 25 sub-Saharan African countries...


  • Planning Mother Tongue-Based Education Programs in Minority Language Communities

    Planning Mother Tongue-Based Education Programs in Minority Language Communities

    Resource manual for speakers of minority languages engaged in planning and implementing mother tongue-based education programs in their own communities. This book is about planning and implementing education programs that promote life-long education in minority language communities. It is specifically for...


  • Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    EdQual Policy Brief No. 2 Research comparing classroom processes in lessons taught in English and in African languages shows how the language used impacts on teaching strategies, but also the potential of teacher professional development to address this. Download PDF...


  • 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...